Computer Science Phoenix STEM Instructional Professor


University of Chicago
The College - Physical Sciences Collegiate Division

The Physical Sciences Collegiate Division at the University of Chicago is accepting applications for an Instructional Professor (IP) (rank commensurate with experience) to be part of the Phoenix STEM Program team.  Phoenix STEM is a new program whose goal is to promote the success of historically under-represented and first-generation students in STEM majors at the University of Chicago.  The Computer Science Phoenix STEM IP will be trained to teach collaborative learning workshops to help students succeed in introductory computer science and in theoretical computer science courses in the Computer Science major.  Anticipated topics are introductory programming, discrete mathematics, and algorithms.  This position reports to the Phoenix STEM program director and the Director of Undergraduate Studies for Computer Science. The start date is flexible, but expected to be between January 1 and July 1, 2023. This is a career-track position with potential progression, competitive salary, and benefits, with time allocated for professional development.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in an area of Computer Science and at least 2 years of teaching experience.  Candidates with knowledge and experience in inclusion and diversity in STEM are particularly encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions

To apply for this position candidates must submit their application through the University of Chicago’s Interfolio jobs board at http://apply.interfolio.com/113276, and upload a current curriculum vitae, syllabus and teaching evaluations from one to two courses, a one page teaching statement and the names and contact information of three references.  This job will be posted until filled.

The terms and conditions of employment for this position are covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and the University.

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University’s Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.