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Instructor in Computer Science - Non-Tenure Track

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Job Order Number
JC140628293
Company Name
Loyola University Chicago
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Chicago, IL 60664
Job Description

Instructor in Computer Science – Non-Tenure Track
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Candidates should submit a cover letter/letter of application, current Curriculum Vitae, and a teaching statement to www.careers.luc.edu. They also should provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position, especially in terms of teaching and mentorship. Referees will not be contacted immediately but might be at subsequent points in the review process. For further information about this position, please contact the Computer Science Faculty Search Committee at job2019@cs.luc.edu or via regular mail:

Faculty Search Committee

Department of Computer Science

Loyola University Chicago

1032 W Sheridan Rd

Chicago, IL 60660-1537

United States of America

Review of applications will begin on May 1, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity – including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment – is critical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual’s record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.

As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.

Position Details

Position Details

Job Title
Instructor in Computer Science – Non-Tenure Track

Position Title
Instructor in Computer Science – Non-Tenure Track

Position Number

Job Category
University Faculty

Job Type
Full-Time

FLSA Status
Exempt

Campus
Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus

Location Code
COMPUTER SCIENCE (02132A)

Department Name
COMPUTER SCIENCE

Is this split and/or fully grant funded?
No

Duties and Responsibilities

Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Computer Science invites applications for a full-time, one-year-nonrenewable position at the rank of Instructor for academic year 2019-2020. The department is based at Loyola’s Lake Shore Campus on Chicago’s far north side and comprises ten tenure-track/tenured faculty; three tenure-track/tenured joint appointees; and three Lecturers. The department serves approximately 450 undergraduate majors and minors, and 100 masters students in the areas of computer science, bioinformatics, cybersecurity, information technology, and software engineering. For more information about the department, please visit www.cs.luc.edu.

Teaching duties for the position will be three to four courses per semester at the undergraduate and graduate levels with an emphasis on introductory/core courses and, where applicable, advanced courses related to the candidate’s areas of expertise.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess an advanced degree (PhD preferred) in computer science or a related discipline. Candidates must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and have a record of (or clear potential for) distinguished teaching and student mentorship at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and the ability to create new courses in topical computer science areas. We encourage candidates in all areas of computer science to apply but especially encourage those with a strong background and interests in teaching introductory programming classes and in applied areas of computing, including but not limited to artificial intelligence/machine learning, cloud computing, cybersecurity, databases, mobile and pervasive computing/internet of things, software engineering, and systems. Candidates with interdisciplinary backgrounds are also strongly encouraged to apply.

Physical Demands
None

Working Conditions
None

Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

The successful candidate will possess an advanced degree (PhD preferred) in computer science or a related discipline. Candidates must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and have a record of (or clear potential for) distinguished teaching and student mentorship at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and the ability to create new courses in topical computer science areas. We encourage candidates in all areas of computer science to apply but especially encourage those with a strong background and interests in teaching introductory programming classes and in applied areas of computing, including but not limited to artificial intelligence/machine learning, cloud computing, cybersecurity, databases, mobile and pervasive computing/internet of things, software engineering, and systems. Candidates with interdisciplinary backgrounds are also strongly encouraged to apply.

Open Date
04/24/2019

Close Date

Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates should submit a cover letter/letter of application, current Curriculum Vitae, and a teaching statement to www.careers.luc.edu. They also should provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position, especially in terms of teaching and mentorship. Referees will not be contacted immediately but might be at subsequent points in the review process. For further information about this position, please contact the Computer Science Faculty Search Committee at job2019@cs.luc.edu or via regular mail:

Faculty Search Committee
Department of Computer Science
Loyola University Chicago
1032 W Sheridan Rd
Chicago, IL 60660-1537
United States of America

Review of applications will begin on May 1, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity – including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment – is critical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of e


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