Visiting Computer Science Position at Wesleyan University

Announcement of Visiting Computer Science Position
Department of Mathematics & Computer Science
Wesleyan University
Middletown, CT 06459-0128

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Wesleyan University is seeking a research computer scientist to fill a one-semester visiting position for either the fall term 2001 or the spring term 2002.

We are especially interested in applications from candidates with an interest in bioinformatics, who can contribute to an inter-disciplinary initiative in this field involving faculty from biology, chemistry, computer science, and physics. In the 2001-2002 academic year there will be several courses offered on bioinformatics and a number of visiting lectures.

The visitor would teach one undergraduate computer science course and organize a graduate research seminar.

The Department ( has four full-time computer scientists with a variety of research interests in theoretical computer science including algorithms, bioinformatics, logic programming, rewriting, and symbolic computation. There is also excellent interaction with the mathematicians who work in algebra, combinatorics, and logic.

Wesleyan is a highly selective, small university that offers a unique combination of liberal-arts college spirit in the classroom and a university research environment, with an unusually strong commitment to research for a school of its size. The student body is made up of approximately 2,900 full-time undergraduates and graduate students in 41 departments and programs.

The University places a high priority on diversity in the faculty and administrative staff, in the student body, and in the curriculum. We especially encourage women and minorities to apply for the position.

Assessment information:
An application for the position containing a vita and the names of two references that can be contacted (with e-mail addresses) should be submitted electronically (Pdf, Word, or Postscript format) to

Dr. Michael D. Rice,

The application can also be sent by regular mail to

Dr. Michael D. Rice
Department of Mathematics & Computer Science
Wesleyan University
Middletown, CT 06459-0128

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