Associate Clinical Professor of Computer Science (Systems) - MPCS
University of Chicago (UC)
Location: Chicago, IL
Internal Number: 105499
The Department of Computer Science at the University of Chicago is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Associate Clinical Professor of Computer Science to teach Systems classes in its Masters Program in Computer Science (MPCS, https://masters.cs.uchicago.edu). This position is expected to begin in AY2022-2023.
This full-time, benefits-eligible appointment is for an initial three-year term, with possibility of renewal. This is a teaching position with no research responsibilities, and a teaching load of six courses across three academic quarters of the year (Autumn, Winter, Spring).
The Masters Program in Computer Science offers a comprehensive and professionally-oriented computer science education that combines the foundations of computer science with the applied and in-demand skills necessary for careers in technology. Our rigorous curriculum covers theory, programming, and applications and is targeted for students interested in tech careers in Software Engineering, Data Analytics, Product Management and Application Development.
Courses are held for nine weeks during each academic quarter, with the tenth week for a final project or exam. Instruction is expected to be primarily in person, with some limited opportunities to offer remote or hybrid courses.
The person holding this position must be able to teach at least two of the following courses: Introduction to Computer Systems, Advanced Computer Systems, Networks, Operating Systems, Distributed Systems, Parallel Programming, Compilers, Computer Architecture, Introduction to Computer Security, or Functional Programming. Syllabi for past offerings of these classes can be found at https://mpcs-courses.cs.uchicago.edu/. Depending on the applicant's background and interests, the person holding this position may also be asked to teach other classes in the MPCS.
One of the following:
A doctorate in Computer Science or a related field at the time of appointment.
A masters degree and 4 years of relevant professional experience.
A bachelor's degree and 8 years of relevant professional experience.
Must have been the instructor of record in at least 1800 units of undergraduate and/or graduate course offerings in Computer Science or a related field over the span of at least six calendar years. 1800 units is typically equivalent to 18 quarter-long course offerings, or 12 semester-long course offerings. See https://registrar.uchicago.edu/records/transcripts/transcript-key/credit-conversion-chart-equivalencies/ for equivalencies between teaching units and semester/quarter hours.
Work experience in a computing-related industry.
Applications must be submitted online through the University of Chicago Jobs website: apply.interfolio.com/105499. Review of applications will begin on May 18, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.
The following materials are required:
A one to three-page teaching statement
A list of three references, including name, title, employer/school and email address
At least three teaching evaluations from at least two distinct classes.
We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University's Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.
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