Teaching Track Faculty – Computer Science

University of Illinois Chicago
Computer Science

About the University of Illinois Chicago

UIC is among the nation’s preeminent urban public research universities, a Carnegie RU/VH research institution, and the largest university in Chicago. UIC serves over 34,000 students, comprising one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation and is designated as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPSI) and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Through its 16 colleges, UIC produces nationally and internationally recognized multidisciplinary academic programs in concert with civic, corporate and community partners worldwide, including a full complement of health sciences colleges. By emphasizing cutting-edge and transformational research along with a commitment to the success of all students, UIC embodies the dynamic, vibrant and engaged urban university. Recent “Best Colleges” rankings published by U.S. News & World Report, found UIC climbed up in its rankings among top public schools in the nation and among all national universities. UIC has nearly 260,000 alumni, and is one of the largest employers in the city of Chicago.


Teaching Track Faculty in Computer Science

The Computer Science Department at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) seeks to hire full-time teaching faculty (Lecturer or Clinical Professor). Candidates would work alongside 24 full-time teaching faculty with over 150 years of experience and 14 awards for excellence. Standard teaching load is three course sections per semester.  Additionally, our teaching faculty participate and often lead efforts in shared governance and committees, curriculum decisions and development, and computer science education at a local and national level.


Minimum Qualifications

The Clinical Professor track is a long-term career track that starts with Clinical Assistant Professor and offers advancement to Clinical Associate and Clinical Full Professor. Minimum qualifications include a PhD in Computer Science or a closely related field. Teaching is the primary focus for clinical faculty, but there are also opportunities for research. The Lecturer track is a long-term career track that starts with Lecturer and offers opportunities for advancement to Senior Lecturer. Minimum qualifications include an MS in Computer Science and significant teaching experience. The department seeks candidates interested in all areas of computer science, but in particular systems and software engineering.

Submit applications online at https://jobs.uic.edu.


  • A curriculum vitae,
  • Contact information for at least three references,
  • One-page statement on your teaching philosophy and how it is inclusive to a diverse student population.

For more information, send an email to shanon@uic.edu.

For fullest consideration, apply by 10/18/23.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the positions are filled.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is a Minority Serving Institution, an HSI, and an AANAPISI.  UIC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, Veteran, or disability status. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.  Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment.

For more information, see the UI HR website: https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899

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