Mathematics Department

The Reed College Mathematics Department invites applications for a two-year visiting position in computer science, rank open, to begin in the fall of 2014. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in computer science by the time of appointment and be committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship. The successful applicant will teach, along with one other full-time faculty member, fundamental and advanced courses in computer science. Reed students from a wide variety of disciplines seek courses and advising in fundamental data structures and algorithms, the theory of computing, computing systems, programming languages, distributed and network computing, automated reasoning about data, algorithmic and combinatorial approaches to the natural and social sciences, and a number of other specialties. Applicants from all areas of computer science are welcome to apply.

Reed is a distinguished liberal arts college with 1400 students that offers a demanding academic program to bright and dedicated undergraduates. Faculty members teach five semester courses per year (usually two course preparations per semester) and supervise senior theses (required of all students). Reed College is a community that believes that cultural diversity is essential to the excellence of our academic program. In your application materials, we welcome a description of how, as a scholar, teacher, or community member, you would engage and sustain the commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in Reed College's diversity statement.

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. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but they should be received by January 10, 2014, to guarantee full consideration. Reed is an Equal Opportunity Employer and members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Any questions may be directed to the chair of the search committee, Jim Fix,