Lecturer - Advanced Web Development

Chicago, Illinois
24 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
23 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Chicago seeks qualified lecturers for the 2018/19 school year to teach an Advanced Web Development class for the Masters Program in Computer Science (http://csmasters.uchicago.edu/).

The program has an existing Web Development class, covering web application development with Ruby on Rails (the syllabus of the Web Development class can be found at https://mpcs-courses.cs.uchicago.edu/2018-19/winter/courses/52553). Advanced Web Development covers advanced topics that expand on the material covered in Web Development. This advanced course has been taught multiple times in the program and, while past offerings of the class may serve as a reference, instructors are expected to refresh course materials each year, including preparing new coursework for a new offering of the class.
The syllabus of the latest offering of this class can be found at https://mpcs-courses.cs.uchicago.edu/2017-18/autumn/courses/52554

Courses are held for three hours one evening per week for ten weeks during each academic quarter, with the eleventh week for a final project or exam.

Applicants will be evaluated on teaching skills and command of specific course content. Applicants must have completed a Master's degree in Computer Science or have equivalent professional experience in the specific course areas. Applicants with a PhD in Computer Science or experience in teaching at the university level will be given preferred consideration.

This position is part-time and is not benefits eligible. Applicants must currently be authorized to work permanently in the U.S.

Applicants must apply on-line at the University of Chicago Academic Careers website at https://tinyurl.com/mpcs18-Adv-Web-Development

Applicants must upload a curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing technical and teaching experience, and a list of three references.

Optionally, applicants may upload a draft syllabus for an Advanced Web Development course they could teach.