Associate Clinical Professor of Computer Science

Expiring today

Illinois, United States
24 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
24 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

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

Chicago, IL


The Department of Computer Science at the University of Chicago invites applications for a position of Assistant 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 and 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. 


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 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:  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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