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Lecturer – Non-Tenure Track – Computer Science

University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Computer Science

Chicago, IL ~ October 09, 2018

The Computer Science Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking multiple full-time teaching faculty members to start Fall 2019. The lecturer teaching track is a long-term career track that starts with the Lecturer position, and offers opportunities for advancement to Senior Lecturer. Candidates would be working alongside 13 full-time teaching faculty with over 150 years of combined teaching experience and 12 awards for excellence. The department seeks candidates dedicated to teaching; candidates must have evidence of effective teaching, or present a convincing case of future dedication and success in the art of teaching. Content areas of interest include introductory programming, data structures, computer organization/systems, web development, data science, software engineering, and machine learning. The standard teaching load is 2-3 undergraduate courses per semester (depending on course enrollment).


The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is one of the top-10 most diverse universities in the US (US News and World Report), a top-10 best value (Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education) and a hispanic serving institution. UIC’s hometown of Chicago epitomizes the modern, livable, vibrant city. Located on the shore of Lake Michigan, Chicago offers an outstanding array of cultural and culinary experiences. As the birthplace of the modern skyscraper, Chicago boasts one of the world’s tallest and densest skylines, combined with an 8100-acre park system and extensive public transit and biking networks.


Minimum qualifications include an MS in Computer Science or a closely related field or appropriate graduate degrees for specific course material (e.g., computer ethics), and either (a) demonstrated evidence of effective teaching, or (b) convincing argument of future dedication and success in the art of teaching. Applications are submitted online at https://jobs.uic.edu/. In the online application, include a curriculum vitae, names and addresses of at least three references, a statement providing evidence of effective teaching, and a statement describing your past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion (or plans to make future contributions), and recent teaching evaluations.. For additional information contact Professor Mitch Theys, Committee Chair, mtheys@uic.edu.

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