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JOB: Teaching at Bennington College

>> From: Robert Ransick
>> Date: May 21, 2009 10:38:52 AM EDT
>> To:,
>> Subject: Teaching opportunity
>> Hello All,
>> Bennington College, where I teach, has an opening for a part-time
>> faculty in computing. This is not a traditional computer science
>> position and there is a lot of room for creativity within a small
>> liberal arts setting. Candidates with a background in computer
>> science, but whose practice incorporates, or is rooted within, the
>> arts/media arts are especially desirable. Bennington is located in
>> southern Vermont, about 175 miles north of NYC. I live in NYC and
>> commute up during the school year a few days a week, which is
>> totally manageable.
>> The brief description is below. If you have any interest in
>> knowing more about Bennington and/or this position, I am happy
>> answer any questions I can.
>> Please reach me at
>> Best,
>> Robert Ransick
>> Date Posted:05/20/2009
>> Position Title:Computing Faculty
>> Department:
>> Position Description:Bennington College seeks a part-time faculty
>> member to teach
>> three courses per academic year in computing and computational
>> approaches across disciplines. Applicants with traditional and
>> non-traditional backgrounds in computer science are encouraged;
>> experience in development of computational approaches in diverse
>> disciplines is particularly desirable. Bennington is a small
>> liberal arts college and candidates must have the ability to
>> reach beyond traditional computer science curricular boundaries.
>> The position requires working with students from social science,
>> math and science, and digital and media arts and the successful
>> candidate will work with faculty from across the disciplines to
>> develop curriculum.
>> An advanced degree in a combination of areas involving computer
>> science and application in the liberal or fine arts is desirable
>> but not required. This is a one year position with an option for
>> a multi-year appointment.
>> Application Deadline:Until the position is filled.
>> Expected Start Date:September 1, 2009
>> How To Apply:Send a letter of interest, three references and
>> curriculum vitae
>> to Jo-Ann Watson, Science/Math Program Coordinator, Bennington
>> College, 1 College Drive, Bennington, VT, 05201 or e-mail
>> Review of applications will begin June 8,
>> 2009 and continue until the position is filled.