Lecturer


  • Professional
  • Chicago, IL
  • Posted 4 weeks ago
  • Expires on: March 26, 2019

University of Chicago
Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Chicago invites applications for the position of full-time Lecturer. This is a two-year position with the possibility of renewal. This position includes teaching two courses per quarter in the fall, winter and spring quarters, and ongoing professional development. The position will be part of the Service Employees International Union as a Lecturer 3. The relationship between the lecturers and the university is governed in part through a Collective Bargaining Agreement. Responsibilities include teaching six courses per year and ongoing professional development.

Candidates must be qualified to teach at least one of algorithms, discrete mathematics, or introduction to programming. Preference will be given to candidates who are qualified to teach upper-level undergraduate courses in one or more of the following areas: data science, machine learning, systems, or theory.

Completion of a Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related field is required prior to the start of appointment is required; a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field is preferred, and prior college teaching experience is preferred.

The Chicago metropolitan area provides a diverse and exciting environment. The local economy is vigorous, with international stature in banking, trade, commerce, manufacturing, and transportation, while the cultural scene includes diverse cultures, vibrant theater, world-renowned symphony, opera, jazz and blues. The University is located in Hyde Park, a Chicago neighborhood on the Lake Michigan shore just a few minutes from downtown.

Applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago Academic Careers website at https://tinyurl.com/ya43psl6.

To be considered an applicant, the following materials are required:

● Cover letter
● Curriculum vitae or resume
● One-page teaching statement
● The names and contact information for three references, one of who can address the candidate’s teaching ability or potential

Review of complete applications will begin February 25th, and continue until the positions are filled.

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 at http://www.uchicago.edu/about/non_discrimination_statement/. Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email ACOppAdministrator@uchicago.edu with their request.