Clinical Professor of Computer Science, Databases

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Location
Illinois, United States
Posted
Friday, 24 July 2020
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 24 September 2020
Ref
77086
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The University of Chicago: Physical Sciences Division: Department of Computer Science

Location
Chicago, IL

Description

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Chicago invites applications for a position of Clinical Professor of Computer Science to teach Databases classes in its Masters Program in Computer Science (MPCS) and in its joint program with the Harris School of Public Policy, the Master of Science in Computational Analysis & Public Policy (CAPP).

This full-time, benefit-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 person holding this position will teach at least two different courses: MPCS 53001 Databases and CAPP 30235 Databases for Public Policy. Syllabuses for the latest offerings of these classes can be found at https://mpcs-courses.cs.uchicago.edu/2019-20/spring/courses/53001 and https://www.classes.cs.uchicago.edu/archive/2019/spring/30235-1/syllabus.html. Depending on the applicant’s background and interests, the person holding this position may also be asked to teach classes covering advanced topics in Databases.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A doctorate in Computer Science or a related field at the time of appointment, or 10 years of relevant industry experience.
  • Must have been the instructor of record in at least 3000 units of undergraduate and/or graduate course offerings in Computer Science or a related field over the span of at least 10 calendar years; 3000 units is typically equivalent to 30 quarter-long course offerings, or 20 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Work experience in a computing-related industry.

Application Instructions

Applications must be submitted online through the University of Chicago Jobs website: apply.interfolio.com/77086. Review of applications will begin on August 20, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.  The following materials are required:

a curriculum vitae, a one to three-page teaching statement, a list of three references contact information, at least three teaching evaluations from at least two distinct classes.

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