Faculty Positions

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Tenure-Track Faculty Positions at Harvey Mudd College

Department of Computer Science (two positions)

The Computer Science Department at Harvey Mudd College (HMC) has two tenure-track openings for assistant professors commencing July 1, 2019. Candidates in all areas of computer science will be considered.

HMC is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college (850 students) emphasizing science, mathematics, and engineering. HMC is part of the Claremont Colleges, a consortium that includes five colleges and two graduate schools.

The Computer Science Department currently has sixteen tenure-track faculty members and serves three major programs (the computer science major, the joint major in computer science and mathematics, and the joint major in mathematical and computational biology) totaling more than eighty students in each graduating class. The department and the college place a high value on engaging students from traditionally underrepresented groups, and candidates from these groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Among the department’s strengths are its success in recruiting women (who comprise about half of both our faculty and our majors) to computer science, an innovative and rigorous curriculum that prepares students for both employment and graduate school, and an active research program that involves a substantial number of undergraduates. Most classes are relatively small. The teaching load is two courses per semester, plus supervision of one or two industry-supported senior capstone Computer Science Clinic projects per year. Please visit Department of Computer Science for more information about the department and the Clinic program.

The department will begin accepting applications via the AcademicJobsOnline system at the end of August. Candidates should submit: (1) a cover letter describing their interests in teaching undergraduates at Harvey Mudd College in particular and in promoting inclusion and diversity in computer science, (2) a curriculum vita, (3) a statement regarding teaching philosophy as well as teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness, (4) a statement of research interests and how undergraduates could participate in this work, and (5) a statement regarding experience or other evidence of commitment to diversity and inclusion. Concurrently, please request three references to submit letters (the letter writers indicated in the application will automatically receive a request to upload their letters). It is desirable that at least one letter address the candidate’s potential as a teacher. All application materials, including letters of reference, should be received by November 30, 2018 to receive maximum consideration.

Questions about the position can be addressed to the search committee chair, Associate Professor Colleen Lewis, at cssearch@cs.hmc.edu.
Harvey Mudd College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the recruitment of candidates traditionally underrepresented on college faculties.

Department of Engineering (two positions)

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Electrical Engineering (1 of 2)

Harvey Mudd College invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in electrical engineering for our general engineering program. The candidate must have experience in a hands-on or experimental discipline of electrical engineering. The Department of Engineering seeks candidates with experience and knowledge in applications of electrical engineering who can excel in teaching a broadly-based undergraduate curriculum focused on design, systems engineering, and engineering science. Applicants must have a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence and professional growth. A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in electrical engineering or a related field is required. Industrial or other practical experience in the field is valued. The appointment is anticipated to be at the assistant professor level.

Teaching opportunities include the department’s required courses in circuit analysis, analog design, computer architecture, or microcontroller design; participation on teaching teams in the design and systems engineering sequences; supervising sponsored projects in the Engineering Clinic program; and developing courses in the applicant’s area of specialty. Candidates should provide evidence of excellence in teaching and the ability to increase students’ hands-on engineering skills.

Harvey Mudd is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college emphasizing science, mathematics, and engineering. Many forms of professional engagement are celebrated at the college including consulting and academic publishing in a wide variety of fields. Candidates should discuss how the Harvey Mudd environment would provide opportunities for professional growth in research, consulting, or other forms of scholarship, and how undergraduate students might be engaged in these activities. Candidates must be committed to teaching and mentoring a diverse student population, particularly groups traditionally underrepresented in engineering; candidates from these groups are encouraged to apply.

Applicants should submit: a cover letter, a curriculum vitæ, a teaching statement, a professional growth/research statement, a statement describing experience and commitment to teaching diverse student populations, and the names of at least three references. For full consideration, applications should be received by November 26, 2018, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Harvey Mudd College enthusiastically welcomes applications from talented individuals from all backgrounds. The College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be given consideration for employment without regard to age, race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. The College’s Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination Statement and information about accommodations is available.

Any questions may be sent to: engineering position questions form.

Apply at Assistant Professor of Engineering.

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Engineering (2 of 2)

Harvey Mudd College invites applications for an open field tenure-track faculty position in our General Engineering program. The Department of Engineering seeks candidates with experience and knowledge in applications of engineering who can excel in teaching a broadly-based undergraduate curriculum focused on design, systems engineering, and engineering science. Candidates working at the interfaces of engineering disciplines who can help students to make connections across fields are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence and professional growth. A Ph.D. or equivalent (terminal) degree in engineering or a closely related field is required. Industrial or other practical experience in the field is valued. The appointment is anticipated to be at the assistant professor level.

Teaching opportunities include the department’s required courses in engineering sciences, participation on teaching teams in the design and systems engineering sequences, supervising sponsored projects in the Engineering Clinic program, and developing courses in the applicant’s area of specialty. Candidates should provide evidence of excellence in teaching and the ability to increase students’ general and multidisciplinary engineering skills.

Harvey Mudd is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college emphasizing science, mathematics, and engineering. Many forms of professional engagement are celebrated at the college including consulting and academic publishing in a wide variety of fields. Candidates should discuss how the Harvey Mudd environment would provide opportunities for professional growth in research, consulting, or other forms of scholarship, and how undergraduate students might be engaged in these activities. Candidates must be committed to teaching and mentoring a diverse student population, particularly groups traditionally underrepresented in engineering; candidates from these groups are encouraged to apply.

Applicants should submit: a cover letter, a curriculum vitæ, a teaching statement, a professional growth/research statement, a statement describing experience and commitment to teaching diverse student populations, and the names of at least three references. For full consideration, applications should be received by November 26, 2018, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Harvey Mudd College enthusiastically welcomes applications from talented individuals from all backgrounds. The College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will be given consideration for employment without regard to age, race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran’s status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. The College’s Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination Statement and information about accommodations is available.

Any questions may be sent through: engineering position questions form.

Apply at Assistant Professor of Engineering.

Equal Opportunities Statement

Harvey Mudd College enthusiastically welcomes applications from talented individuals from all cultural backgrounds. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.