Assistant/Associate Professor of Computer Science, Tenure-track

Elon University’s Department of Computer Science invites applications for a full-time, open-rank, tenure track position beginning mid-August 2023. Applications are welcome from all areas of specialization within Computer Science.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field prior to the start date, and must demonstrate an ability to maintain an active research agenda that includes an interest in mentoring undergraduate research projects. Tenure track faculty typically teach six courses per year.

Teaching will include courses within the major, with the possibility to develop advanced special topics courses and courses in the Elon Core Curriculum. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of people, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in their cover letter. Elon is a dynamic private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning in a liberal arts based residential campus. To learn more about Elon, please visit the University web site at

Elon University seeks faculty able to support our teacher-scholar-mentor model of student engagement. Successful candidates must demonstrate strong interest in teaching at the undergraduate level, engaging in service to the institution and participating in activities that promote professional development. Occasional course reassignment opportunities are available to help support faculty scholarship.

We affirm that Elon University values and celebrates the diverse backgrounds, cultures, experiences, and perspectives of our community members. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our employees are people who foster respect for human differences, passion for lifelong learning, personal integrity, and an ethic of work and service. Diversity not only includes race and gender identity, but also age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, religion, and many other parts of one’s identity. All our employees’ points of view are key to our success, and inclusion is everyone’s responsibility.

Review of applications will begin on 30 November 2022 and continue until the position is filled. To be assured full consideration, applicants should attach the following materials as a single pdf in an email message to before 30 November 2022. Required materials include:

  • cover letter
  • current C.V.
  • graduate transcripts (unofficial are acceptable)
  • a teaching statement (maximum 1 page)
  • a research statement (maximum 1 page)
  • diversity statement (maximum 1 page)
  • 3 recommendation letters

Applicants may optionally include evidence of effective teaching as a separate file.

Applicants may direct any questions about the position to Search Committee Chair Dr. Elizabeth von Briesen by email at or by phone at 336-278-6206.