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Computer Science Teaching Position (OTS)
Brandeis University

Date Posted Nov. 9, 2022
Title Computer Science Teaching Position (OTS)
University Brandeis University
Waltham, MA, United States
Department Computer Science
Application Deadline Dec. 1, 2022
Position Start Date Fall 2023
  • Prof of Practice/Clinical Prof
    Adjunct Professor
  • Computer/Information Sciences
The Computer Science Department at Brandeis University invites applications for up to two full-time faculty positions. Faculty rank is open, and will depend on experience and qualifications; both positions are outside the tenure structure and start in the Fall 2023 semester, pending budgetary approval. If a suitable candidate is found in Fall 2022, then a start date of Spring 2023 semester is possible. The positions will have an initial appointment of up to three years and the potential for renewal.
We seek candidates who are able to teach a wide range of first- and second-year computer science courses, as well as occasional upper-level and graduate electives. The successful candidate must be committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and is expected to participate fully in the academic life of the department, including advising, participating in faculty meetings, supporting undergraduate research and other activities relevant to our teaching mission. Candidates are expected to have strong foundational knowledge in one or more areas of our core curriculum.
A Ph.D. is preferred but not required. Candidates should be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching computer science at the university level. Salary is commensurate with qualifications.
The Computer Science department has 15 tenure-line and 4 full-time contract faculty members with diverse research and teaching interests. Besides offering bachelors, masters, and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science, the department houses the Linguistics program and offers a vibrant nationally recognized master’s program in Computational Linguistics. Full-time OTS faculty participate fully in the department, attending faculty meetings and being able to chair important committees, and Brandeis provides a paid semester leave program for eligible full-time faculty.
Applicants should submit the following: (1) cover letter, (2) CV, (3) teaching statement, (4) sample syllabus and two sample homework assignments for a foundational CS course, and (5) contact information for three letters of recommendation.
Brandeis University is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and service. Applicants should address at least one of these areas of faculty effort in their cover letter or in a separate statement, indicating how their experiences, interests, commitments, or future goals could promote and build departmental and institutional pluralism, justice, and unity.
Application materials should be uploaded to AcademicJobsOnline at First consideration will be given to applications received by 1 December 2022. Questions about the position should be directed to


  • At Brandeis, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential components of academic excellence. Brandeis University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating equitable access and opportunities for applicants to all employment positions. Because diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of Brandeis’ history and mission, we value and are seeking candidates with a variety of social identities, including those that have been underrepresented in higher education, who possess skills that spark innovation, and who, through their scholarly pursuits, teaching, and/or service experiences, bring expertise in building, engaging and sustaining a pluralistic, interconnected, and just campus community.


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  • Search Committee Chair
    Computer Science
    Brandeis University
    Waltham, MA


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