Arcadia University

Job Description: Arcadia University's College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professorship in Computer Science starting September 2023.

Consideration of applications will begin on January 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Information about Arcadia University's Department of Computer Science and Mathematics is available at


  • Faculty are expected to be able to perform as excellent teachers and researchers, provide service to the University and the community, and to achieve these goals with the highest professional and ethical standards.
  • Develop curriculum, advise students, and publish in peer-reviewed publications.
  • Contribute through their teaching, research, service, and/or lived experiences to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
  • Demonstrate commitment to helping students succeed through engagement in and out of the classroom.


  • Doctoral degree in any area of Computer Science is preferred; promising ABDs and candidates with relevant Master's degree and exceptional professional experience will also be considered.
  • Evidence of excellence in and commitment to teaching, and ability to teach a wide range of computer science courses.
  • An ongoing research program with a record of publications in peer reviewed journals; candidate open to including undergraduates in their research is preferred.
  • Experience in Human-Computer Interaction or Data Science is preferred.
  • A commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment is expected.
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity and knowledge about diversity, equity, and inclusion and embrace opportunities for continued growth in cultural competence is expected.
  • The college serves racially and ethnically-diverse students from different socio-economic backgrounds, first-generation college students, and a significant international student population. Demonstrated commitment to inclusive excellence inside and outside of the classroom is particularly welcome and the Arcadia University Center for Teaching, Learning, and Mentoring is available to support this work.

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should apply online at where they will submit:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum vita
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Statement of Current Research Interests
  • A statement of interest demonstrating examples of ways you will incorporate our values in your teaching and scholarly work through application, methodology, content, and/or inclusion of students from diverse backgrounds pursuing research/creative work.

    The candidate should also initiate three letters of recommendation to be submitted to; questions can also be directed to that email address.

  • Applications must be submitted online through Arcadia's Human Resources portal to receive full consideration. Please do not email application materials to the hiring manager. Due to the volume of applications received, communication will generally be limited to candidates selected for additional consideration.
  • Application review will begin immediately. Posting will be removed from the website once we've established a sufficient talent pool for consideration.

Arcadia University is a top-ranked private University in Greater Philadelphia that provides a values-based educational experience by placing students at the center. The Institute of International Education has ranked Arcadia first nationally in study abroad for 10 of the last 13 years, and the Princeton Review has ranked Arcadia among the "Best in the Northeast" for eight consecutive years. The University's Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs are nationally ranked in their respective categories by U.S. News & World Report, which cites Arcadia for being among the top study abroad programs and among the "most innovative," and "best value" colleges. Arcadia promises a distinctively global, integrative, and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and lead in a diverse and dynamic world. Through its community of practice and commitment to Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) and to combating anti-Black Racism, Arcadia has made facilitating a safe and welcoming environment a priority. Learn more about our vibrant community at

Our belief and experience is that there is strength in diversity and we are committed to building a welcoming and inclusive environment for students and employees alike. We are a community built on varied experiences and perspectives that beneļ¬ts from open-minded discussion and cultural humility. Guided by our University's values, we are committed to justice, equity, diversity and inclusion, and we are working towards dismantling anti-Black racism/white supremacy and other forms of interpersonal and systemic discrimination and oppression.

We welcome candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, service, and/or lived experiences to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The successful candidate will include a statement of interest demonstrating examples of ways they will incorporate our values in their teaching and scholarly work through application, methodology, content, and/or inclusion of students from diverse backgrounds pursuing research/creative work.

At Arcadia University, our JEDI principles (Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) are the foundation of our highly regarded, values-based learning community, which reflects the world in which we want to live. As such, Arcadia actively seeks and welcomes candidates of diverse backgrounds and abilities. Arcadia prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, age, gender identity, military or military veteran status, disability, family medical or genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. All offers of employment are conditional based on the successful completion of a background check. Employment may not begin until the University accepts the results of the background check.

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