Assistant Professor of Computing Sciences

Elon University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Computing Sciences. The position will begin in August 2018. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field prior to the start date. Candidates must demonstrate strong interest in teaching at the undergraduate level. Applicants from all areas of specialization within the Computing Sciences are encouraged to apply. Teaching responsibilities will include a variety of courses in the Computing Sciences curricula, details of which are available on the department website. Teaching will also include courses in Elon’s Core Curriculum. Elon employs a teacher-scholar model of faculty engagement. As such, preferred candidates must demonstrate an ability to maintain an active research agenda that includes an interest in mentoring undergraduate research projects. Faculty typically teach six courses per year, with occasional course release opportunities available to help support faculty scholarship, service, and professional development.

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 and sciences based residential campus. To learn more about Elon, please visit us at Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes all applicants.

Review of applications will begin immediately and may continue until the position is filled. To be assured full consideration, applicants should attach the following materials in an email message to by Monday, November 27th.

  • Letter of application
  • C.V.
  • Graduate Transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable)
  • Teaching Statement (1 page maximum)
  • Research Statement (1 page maximum)
  • 2 or 3 Letters of Recommendation

Applicants may supplement the teaching statement with additional evidence of effective teaching or ability to teach in the Computing Sciences curricula as a separate file.

Applicants may direct any questions about the position to Search Committee Chairperson Dr. Scott Spurlock by email at or by phone at +1-336-278-6192.