Adjunct Assistant Professor-Data Visualization-CAPP

  • Professional
  • Chicago, IL
  • Posted 3 months ago
  • Expires on: July 20, 2024

University of Chicago
Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Chicago is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Adjunct Assistant Professor of Computer Science to teach sections of Data Visualization in the Master of Science in Computational Analysis and Public Policy Program (MSCAPP during the 2024 Fall Quarter September 30 – December 14. The goal of the course is for students to gain a practical knowledge of the theory of visualization (such as the grammar of graphics) as well as hands-on experience with contemporary visualization tools (such as d3).

This adjunct faculty position will be appointed to an initial one-quarter term, with possibility of renewal for future terms.

Courses are held for nine weeks during each academic quarter, with a tenth week for a final project or exam. Instruction is expected to be in person on the University of Chicago Hyde Park campus. Courses can meet in the daytime (meeting 2-3 times a week for a total of up to three hours) or in the evening (meeting once per week for up to three hours). The exact day(s)/time(s) are determined in consultation with the adjunct faculty member.

This position is part-time and is not benefits eligible. This is not a salaried position; adjunct faculty are paid on a per-course basis in the quarter(s) when they teach. Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the U.S.

One of the following:
A doctorate in Computer Science or a related field at the time of appointment
A master’s degree and 4 years of relevant professional experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Teaching experience in a professionally-oriented Masters program as an instructor of record
Work experience in a computing-related industry

Application Instructions
The following materials are required:
Cover letter detailing teaching experience and interests
Curriculum vitae
Teaching Statement
A list of three references which must include name, title, employer/school and email address

The following optional materials may be submitted:

Teaching evaluations from past teaching at the university level

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