Computer Science Department

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 2024. 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. Reed believes that this requires a faculty that is actively engaged in cutting-edge research and provides the resources necessary to enable that research, including a generous sabbatical policy as well as startup and other funding. The college believes that cultural diversity and inclusive education practices are 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, 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. Candidates should address their approach to supporting diversity, inclusion, and equity either in a separate, dedicated diversity statement or in their cover letter, teaching statement, or other materials.

Applications submitted by October 16 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: October 16 to guarantee full consideration


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