Computer Science

Tenure-Track Position in Computer Science

Position Description

The Department of Computer Science at Reed College invites applications for an open rank tenure-track faculty position beginning in the fall of 2022. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in computer science or a closely related field by the time of the appointment and should be committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and in research. The successful applicant will teach in the core computer science curriculum at all levels, will develop one or more courses in the applicant’s area(s) of expertise, and will work to foster a welcoming and engaged community. They will maintain an active research program, ideally providing opportunities for student involvement, and they will advise several year-long senior thesis projects. Applicants from all areas of computer science are encouraged to apply. 

Reed is a distinguished liberal arts college that offers a demanding academic program to approximately 1400 bright and dedicated undergraduate students. The college believes that cultural diversity is essential to the excellence of our academic program (see Applicants to the position are encouraged to contact Adam Groce (, the chair of the search committee, for further details about the position and the college's computer science program. Information about the position is also posted at

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit their applications electronically through the Interfolio service at and should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, diversity statement, and three letters of recommendation. The cover letter should address how the applicant's teaching and scholarship would contribute to Reed’s small, selective undergraduate environment. The diversity statement should address how the applicant can further the diversity and inclusivity of the computer science program. 

Applications submitted by October 25, 2021 are guaranteed full consideration, although review of applications will continue until the position is filled. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Reed values diversity and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.


Deadline: Applications submitted by October 25, 2021 are guaranteed full consideration


View the current list of faculty in Reed's Computer Science Department.