Senior Instructional Professor in Computer Science

University of Chicago Department of Computer Science

United States

Description

The Department of Computer Science in the Physical Sciences Division at the University of Chicago invites applications for positions at the rank of Senior Instructional Professor (open rank). The selected candidate will be appointed as Associate Senior Instructional Professor or as Senior Instructional Professor with rank determined by qualifications and years of experience in a similar role. The appointment will be for a term of up to five years, renewable. This is a career-track position with competitive salary and benefits. 

The University of Chicago is in the midst of an ambitious, multi-year effort to significantly expand its computing and data science activities including a newly-opened, state-of-the-art home for the Department of Computer Science.  

Position responsibilities include supervision and training of Instructional Professor rank appointees in Computer Science, as well as teaching (average load is four courses per academic year).

Qualifications

A Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field is required.

A minimum of 1800 units as an instructor of record for undergraduate and/or graduate course offerings in Computer Science or a related field over the span of six calendar years is required for Associate Senior Instructional Professor.

A minimum of 3000 units as an instructor of record for undergraduate and/or graduate course offerings in Computer Science or a related field over the span of six calendar years is required for Senior Instructional Professor.

See https://registrar.uchicago.edu/records/transcripts/transcript-key/credit-conversion-chart-equivalencies/ for equivalencies between teaching units and semester/quarter hours. 

Preferred qualifications: Candidates who are qualified to teach undergraduate courses in one or more of the following areas are preferred: introduction to computer science and programming, computer systems, databases, data engineering, data visualization, and machine learning.

Candidates with experience training and supervising instructors in a university setting are preferred.

Application Instructions

Applications must be submitted online through the University of Chicago’s Academic Jobs website: apply.interfolio.com/93079. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2021 and will continue until all positions are filled.

The following materials are required:

  • cover letter;
  • curriculum vitae, including a list of publications;
  • description of teaching philosophy and experience; must include a list of courses that you are qualified to teach;
  • at least three teaching evaluations from at least two distinct classes;
  • applicants are required to request at least three confidential letters of recommendation via Interfolio.

The University of Chicago is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

For help signing up, accessing your account, or submitting your application please check out Interfolio's help and support section or get in touch via email at help@interfolio.com or phone at (877) 997-8807.


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