New College of Florida is in an unprecedented growth phase, increasing enrollments and the size of our faculty by 50 percent. We invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position with a specialization in human computer interaction, deep learning, or artificial intelligence. The candidate must have completed the Ph.D. in a relevant discipline by time of appointment in fall 2018. We encourage applications from candidates who can offer other courses, such as programming and software engineering, that support our program in computer science.

Diversity Statement: New College is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty. Candidates from underrepresented groups, women, and those whose knowledge or skills support an inclusive culture and learning environment are especially encouraged to apply.

Teaching and Scholarship Expectations: The teaching load is two courses per semester plus sponsoring individual and group tutorials. In addition to classes and tutorials, faculty members provide academic advising, supervise independent study projects, sponsor senior undergraduate theses/projects, and serve on baccalaureate committees. The successful candidate is expected to establish and maintain a program of research. We are particularly interested in candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to innovative undergraduate liberal arts teaching.

About New College: Situated on the Gulf Coast of Florida and Sarasota Bay, New College is a nationally recognized, selective public honors college with a 10:1 student/faculty ratio. Students are intellectually independent and highly motivated. Undergraduate research has a central role in the curriculum, and a senior thesis/project is required of all students. Students receive narrative evaluations in lieu of grades. New College is committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and research and encourages collaborative student-faculty scholarship.

Application: Interested candidates should apply online here, and should provide a curriculum vitae, and an unofficial graduate transcript. In addition, provide:

  1. a statement about teaching philosophy (including course proposals and/or syllabi);
  2. a statement regarding the candidate’s contributions or approaches to supporting an inclusive culture and learning environment;
  3. a research statement that includes how undergraduates would be involved; and
  4. the names and contact information of three references (at least one addressing teaching)

Deadline: We will begin reviewing files Nov. 6 and continue until the position is filled.

According to Florida law, applications and meetings regarding applications are open to the public upon request. New College is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Institution.