Mathematics Department

Tenure-Track Position in Computer Science

The Reed College Mathematics Department invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in computer science to begin in the fall of 2016. Applicants should have completed a Ph.D. in computer science, or should be near its completion, and should be committed to excellence in teaching and in scholarship. Applicants from all areas of computer science are encouraged to apply.

Reed is a distinguished liberal arts college with 1400 students. Faculty members normally teach five semester courses per year, typically two course preparations per semester. The successful applicant will share responsibility in developing an undergraduate curriculum in computer science, extending the existing program within the Mathematics Department. Reed faculty also supervise year-long thesis projects, required of all senior students, that often incorporate students in collaborative research projects. 

Reed College is a community that believes that cultural diversity is essential to the excellence of our academic program. All applicants should address how their teaching, scholarship, mentoring, community service, or other activities could support Reed's commitment to diversity and inclusion as articulated in the college's diversity statement at

Applicants should submit their applications electronically through the Interfolio service at and should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and three letters of recommendation. Reed is an Equal Opportunity Employer and members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but they should be received by December 1st, 2015 to guarantee full consideration.

Any questions about the position or the application process may be directed to the chair of the search committee, Jim Fix,

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