Visiting Assistant Professor – Computer Science. Smith College, MA, USA


The Computer Science Department at Smith College invites applications for a non-tenure-track, full-time position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science, to begin July 2017. The term of appointment is for one year.

A Ph.D. in computer science is required by the time of appointment.

Review of applications begins April 15, 2017 and remains open until the position is filled.

The successful candidate will be prepared to teach five courses per year and must provide evidence of excellence in teaching and of an active research program. Fields of particular interest include but are not limited to:

  • Software engineering
  • Mobile computing
  • Programming languages
  • Operating systems

Candidates with postdoctoral or other experience and the ability to work with diverse student populations are especially encouraged to apply.

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women’s college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. The Five College Consortium, comprised of Smith, Amherst, Mount Holyoke, and Hampshire Colleges and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, provides a rich intellectual and cultural life. Details about the Computer Science Department at Smith may be found at http://www.cs.smith.edu/.

To submit your application please click on the “Go to application page” button.

Submit application with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching experience, and three confidential letters of recommendation.

Review of applications begins April 15, 2017 and remains open until the position is filled.


About nesus

Jesus Carretero is a Full Professor of Computer Architecture and Technology at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain), where he is responsible for that knowledge area since 2000. He is also Director of the Master in Administration and Management of Computer Systems, which he founded in 2004. He also serves and has served as a Technology Advisor and in applied projects with several companies such as RENFE, EADS, INDRA, SIEMENS or ISOLUX, developing research and innovation projects. He is a project reviewer for Spanish research ministry and also European Union. His research activity is centered on high-performance computing systems, distributed systems and real-time systems. He has participated and leaded several national and international research projects in these areas, founded by Madrid Regional Government, Spanish Education Ministry and the European union. He was teaching in Facultad de Informática of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain) since 1989 until 1997. In 1997 and 1998 he was a visiting scholar at the NorthWestern University of Chicago (Ill, USA), where he was researching with Prof. Alok Choudhary. He works currently at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, where he has been teaching since 2000. Carretero is a senior member of the IEEE Computer Society and member of the ACM.