Computer Science

Tenure Track Faculty Position

Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at Reed College invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position, rank open, beginning in the fall of 2020. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in computer science by the time of the appointment and should be committed to excellence in their teaching and in their scholarship. Applicants from all areas of computer science are welcome to apply. The successful applicant will help teach the core computer science curriculum, in cooperation with their fellow faculty, and will develop one or more courses in their areas of expertise. The department is committed to giving all its students the opportunity to explore research topics in computer science and in its applications. The successful candidate will advise several year-long senior thesis projects that are required of all Reed students.

Reed is a distinguished liberal arts college with approximately 1400 students that offers a demanding academic program to bright and dedicated undergraduates. Applicants to the position are encouraged to contact Jim Fix (, the chair of the search committee, for further details about the position and the college's computer science program.

Applicants should submit their applications electronically through the Interfolio service and should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and three letters of recommendation. The cover letter should address how the applicant's teaching and scholarship are suited to the liberal arts college environment and how their teaching, scholarship, mentoring, community service, or other activities could support Reed's commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Though thorough review of applications will continue until the position is filled, applications submitted by October 26, 2019 are assured to get the fullest consideration. Reed College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to building an excellent diverse scholarly community. Members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

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

Contact Us

Department Chair
Jim Fix, Library 314
Phone: 503/517-7478

Faculty Administrative Coordinator
Lisa Mickola, Library 317
Phone: 503/777-7710

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