Mathematics & Statistics Department

Visiting Position in Computer Science

Reed College invites applications for a visiting position in computer science, rank open, beginning in the fall or the spring of 2017-18 and continuing through the 2018-19 academic year. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in computer science by the time of the appointment and should be committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship. Applicants from all areas of computer science are welcome to apply. The successful applicant will teach core and advanced courses in computer science and will also advise year-long senior thesis projects that are required of all Reed students.

Reed is a distinguished liberal arts college with 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, before the application deadline for further details about the position and the college’s computer science program. Information about the position is also posted 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. 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 (see Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but they should be received by January 26, 2017, to guarantee full 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.