Visiting Position in Computer Science 



Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for a visiting position in the Department of  Computer Science.  The position would begin in August 2023 for the 2023-2024 academic year  with a “3/3” teaching load. The rank will be Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor depending on qualifications. Appointment is for nine months (August - May). Applicants should be aware, this position is not eligible for employment visa sponsorship. Excellence in teaching and mastery of computer science topics are the primary criterion for selection.  Minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field - OR - an M.S. in Computer Science with 3+ years of teaching or related CS industry experience.  

Applicants must  submit the following items via Interfolio, a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, graduate transcript(s), a statement of teaching philosophy, and teaching evaluations (based on direct observations by students and/or supervisors).  Applicants must submit names of two references (NOTE: letters of reference will be solicited at a later stage, and once they are solicited referees will need to supply them within three weeks).

Review of applications will begin on Feb. 17th, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.  Direct any questions but no application materials to Julie Gemmell, the department’s academic coordinator (

Franklin & Marshall College is a small (enrollment 2000), highly selective liberal arts college located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania: a small, affordable, and vibrant city about one and one-half hours from both Philadelphia and Baltimore.  The computer science program has existed for decades and became its own department in 2016.  We have a well-developed curriculum in a growing department, with five tenure-track or tenured lines.  

Pursuant to cultivating an inclusive college community, the search committee will holistically assess the qualifications of each applicant.  We will consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds.  We will also consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to academic success.

Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive campus community where all members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, sex, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, family or marital status, sexual orientation, or any protected characteristic. Individuals who need an accommodation due to a disability in order to submit an application or attend an employment interview should contact Julie Gemmell, the department’s academic coordinator (