The Masters Program in Computer Science (MPCS) in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Chicago invites applications for all ranks of the Clinical appointment (Assistant Clinical Professor of Computer Science, Associate Clinical Professor of Computer Science, and Clinical Professor of Computer Science) in the field of Computer Systems.
These full-time, benefit-eligible appointments are for an initial three-year term, with possibility of renewal. These are teaching positions with no research responsibilities, and a teaching load of six courses across three academic quarters of the year (Autumn, Winter, Spring).
The person holding this position must be able to teach at least two of the following courses: Introduction to Computer Systems, Advanced Computer Systems, Networks, Operating Systems, Distributed Systems, Parallel Programming, Compilers, Computer Architecture, Introduction to Computer Security, or Functional Programming. Syllabi for past offerings of these classes can be found at https://mpcs-courses.cs.uchicago.edu/ Depending on the applicant’s background and interests, the person holding this position may also be asked to teach other classes in the MPCS.
For each clinical position/rank, a PhD in Computer Science or a related field at the time of appointment, or 10 years of relevant industry experience is required. Work experience in a computing-related industry is preferred. In addition each rank requires the following requirements:
For the Assistant Clinical Professor of Computer Science position we require teaching experience in Computer Science or a related field at the undergraduate or graduate level, as either an instructor of record or a teaching assistant.
For the Associate Clinical Professor of Computer Science position, candidates must have been the instructor of record in at least 1800 units of undergraduate and/or graduate course offerings in Computer Science or a related field over the span of at least six calendar years. 1800 units is typically equivalent to 18 quarter-long course offerings, or 12 semester-long course offerings. See https://registrar.uchicago.edu/records/transcripts/transcript-key/credit-conversion-chart-equivalencies/ for equivalencies between teaching units and semester/quarter hours.
For the Clinical Professor of Computer Science position, candidates must have been the instructor of record in at least 3000 units of undergraduate and/or graduate course offerings in Computer Science or a related field over the span of at least 10 calendar years; 3000 units is typically equivalent to 30 quarter-long course offerings, or 20 semester-long course offerings. See https://registrar.uchicago.edu/records/transcripts/transcript-key/credit-conversion-chart-equivalencies/ for equivalencies between teaching units and semester/quarter hours.
Applications must be submitted online through the University of Chicago’s Interfolio website:
Assistant Clinical Professor: apply.interfolio.com/77091
Associate Clinical Professor: apply.interfolio.com/77092
Clinical Professor: apply.interfolio.com/77093
Review of applications will begin on August 20, 2020.
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.
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