Associate Clinical Professor of Computer Science, Databases

Location
Illinois, United States
Posted
24 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
24 Aug 2020
Ref
76568
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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 Associate 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 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Work experience in a computing-related industry.

Application Instructions

Applications must be submitted online through the University of Chicago’s Academic Jobs website: apply.interfolio.com/76568. Review of applications will begin August 1, 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 and at least three teaching evaluations from at least two distinct classes.

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