Professor of Practice


  • Professional
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Expires on: April 16, 2019
  • This position has been filled

The George Washington University
Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at The George Washington (GW) University in Washington DC invites applications for a Professor of the Practice position starting as early as August 2019. This non-tenure track faculty position offers a professional teaching career track with a well-defined promotion path and privileges. The appointment may be made at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Practice.

Responsibilities:

This position will have as its primary focus the development and delivery of a “CS for All” course and curriculum appropriate for students across the University.  Specific responsibilities include course design, lecturing, and managing teaching assistants and graders, as well as outreach to other departments to ensure that this course supports the integration of computing into the curriculum across many disciplines.  The position may also support other curricular, advising, and teaching needs within the Computer Science Department.

An initial multi-year appointment will be offered in accordance with the University’s Faculty Code.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants for the Professor of Practice position must be highly effective classroom teachers who can demonstrate excellent educational leadership and organizational skills.  They must demonstrate a commitment to educating a broad and diverse group of students and to increasing the participation and success of students from groups underrepresented in computer science.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related field by the date of appointment.

Enquiries and Application:

To enquire, please email to cssearch@gwu.edu or call 202-994-7181. To apply, complete the online faculty application, at http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/64917 and upload: (1) a detailed curriculum vitae; (2) a statement of teaching interest regarding teaching philosophy and experience, including evidence of course and curriculum design and implementation and commitment to promoting inclusion and diversity; (3) teaching evaluations or summaries as evidence of teaching effectiveness; (4) a short cover letter describing your background and interests in teaching undergraduates at George Washington University; (5) A diversity statement detailing how past or future contributions to diversity and inclusion will improve the experience of students at GWU. Please have three references email their letters directly to cssearch@gwu.edu. Review of applications will begin on March 11, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

EEO/AA Policy:

The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

BACKGROUND SCREENING STATEMENT:

Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.