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JC148719270
Company Name
Loyola University Chicago
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Chicago, IL 60664
Job Description

Assistant Professor in Computer Science, Department of Computer Science – Tenure-Track
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Candidates should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement/research agenda, and a letter of interest 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. 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 career2020@cs.luc.edu or via regular mail:

Chair of Search Committee

Department of Computer Science

1032 W. Sheridan Rd

Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, Illinois 60660

Review of applications will begin November 15, 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
Assistant Professor in Computer Science, Department of Computer Science – Tenure-Track

Position Title
Assistant Professor in Computer Science, Department of Computer Science – 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, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Computer Science for the academic year 2020-2021, beginning August 10, 2020, pending the availability of funding. The department is based at Loyola’s Lake Shore Campus on Chicago’s far north side and comprises 10 tenured/tenure-track appointees and three lecturers. The department serves approximately 400 undergraduate majors and minors, and 80 masters students in the areas of computer science, bioinformatics, cybersecurity, information technology, and software engineering. For more information about the department, please visit https://www.cs.luc.edu.

Teaching responsibilities include introductory courses in computer science and advanced courses related to the candidate’s areas of expertise. The development of new courses in the candidate’s area of expertise is encouraged. Applicants will also pursue an active program of research and engage in department, college, and university service as requested. Besides teaching and conducting their own professional research, the candidate is also expected to involve undergraduate and graduate students in research. Candidates in the area of algorithms will be expected to mentor students to participate in regional and national programming competitions.

Qualifications

By the start of the academic year (2020-2021), candidates must possess a PhD degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related discipline. They also must have strong records in both research and teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels. We encourage candidates in all areas of computer science to apply, but especially welcome candidates with a strong background in algorithms and/or systems, including all relevant technical areas: distributed systems, databases, blockchain, cloud computing, cryptography, secure systems, and quantum computing. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

Physical Demands
None

Working Conditions
None

Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

By the start of the academic year (2020-2021), candidates must possess a PhD degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related discipline. They also must have strong records in both research and teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels. We encourage candidates in all areas of computer science to apply, but especially welcome candidates with a strong background in algorithms and/or systems, including all relevant technical areas: distributed systems, databases, blockchain, cloud computing, cryptography, secure systems, and quantum computing. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

Open Date
09/27/2019

Close Date

Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement/research agenda, and a letter of interest 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. 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 career2020@cs.luc.edu or via regular mail:

Chair of Search Committee
Department of Computer Science
1032 W. Sheridan Rd
Loyola University Chicago
Chicago, Illinois 60660

Review of applications will begin November 15, 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 applica


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