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Math & Computer Science: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Computer Science - 000773

The University of Richmond Department of Mathematics and Computer Science invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor starting in the 2022-23 academic year.

We are seeking a colleague who will enhance the undergraduate teaching as well as scholarly and creative opportunities provided by our computer science program. The area of specialty is open, but we especially welcome applicants with background in systems areas, including operating systems, computer organization, simulation, distributed/cloud computing, networks, cybersecurity, and software engineering. A Ph.D. in computer science is required and must be completed by the start date. Strong applicants at the associate and full professor level will also be considered.

Applicants should have the potential and desire to commit to highly effective, inclusive teaching at all levels of the undergraduate computer science curriculum and to maintain a vigorous research program that has the potential to engage undergraduates in meaningful research outcomes. We are firmly committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, striving to give all students interested in computer science the opportunity, skills, and support needed to succeed. We are seeking colleagues who share these goals of broadening access and inclusivity in STEM disciplines in general, and in computer science specifically, which aligns with the University's strategic plan ( as well as that of the School of Arts and Sciences (

The University of Richmond is a private university located just a short drive from downtown Richmond, Virginia. Through its five schools and wide array of campus programming, the University combines the best qualities of a small liberal arts college and a large university. With nearly 4,000 students, an 8:1 student-faculty ratio, and more than 90% of traditional undergraduate students living on campus, the University is remarkably student-centered, focused on preparing students “to live lives of purpose, thoughtful inquiry, and responsible leadership in a global and pluralistic society.”

The University of Richmond is committed to developing a diverse workforce and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of difference in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development, and institutional success. Our academic community strongly encourages applications that are in keeping with this commitment. For more information on the department and its programs, please see

Applicants should apply online at,and submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter, transcripts, and three statements:

  1. A statement on teaching, articulating the applicant’s philosophy, and which may include preferences from existing course offerings or proposed new course ideas and teaching experiences, if any, and future development goals.
  2. A statement on research, discussing the applicant’s research agenda. Please explain how undergraduates may be involved in the research.
  3. A statement on diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM discussing the applicant’s philosophy, as well as experience and training in engagement with as applicable.

The successful applicant’s cover letter and statements will discuss how their teaching and scholarly interests will contribute in the context of an undergraduate liberal arts education, and should highlight the applicant's vision for integration of teaching and research. Candidates for this position might be asked, at a later date, to provide the names and contact information for three references who will be asked to submit letters of recommendation. Questions about the search should be directed to Dr. Douglas Szajda (, chair of the search committee. Review of applications will commence October 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.