Job Title Computer Science, Lecturer, Non-Tenure Track
Position Title Computer Science, Lecturer, Non-Tenure Track
Job Category University Faculty
Job Type Full-Time
FLSA Status Exempt
Campus Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus
Location Code COMPUTER SCIENCE (02132A)
Department Name COMPUTER SCIENCE
Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No
Duties and Responsibilities
The Department of Computer Science in the College of Arts and Sciences at Loyola University Chicago ( LUC ) invites applications for one full-time, renewable, non-tenure track position at the rank of Lecturer, for academic year 2021-2022. The department seeks applicants with expertise in Computer Science. The successful candidate will be joining a department with 15 full-time faculty members and more than 450 students in various undergraduate and graduate programs. For more information about the department, please visit its website at https://www.luc.edu/cs/.
This search is part of a University-wide initiative designed to hire outstanding researchers and teachers who are reflective of our diverse student body and committed to interdisciplinarity in teaching and research. Of special interest are candidates who can further the University's efforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion. The standard teaching load for Lecturers is 4 courses per semester and could include other responsibilities such as mentoring students and supporting the department in service roles.
The candidate will have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field at the time of appointment. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and have a record of scholarship and student mentorship. The candidate is expected to teach a broad portfolio of classes at the undergraduate and graduate levels in areas such as object-oriented programming, databases, algorithms, and interdisciplinary courses for Neuroscience and Data Science majors. Experience in teaching such classes is especially desirable.
The candidate will have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field at the time of appointment. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and have a record of (or clear potential for) distinguished scholarship and student mentorship. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.
The candidate will have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field at the time of appointment.
Candidates should submit to www.careers.luc.edu (1) a brief letter of interest; (2) a current Curriculum Vitae; (3) a statement on teaching experience; and (4) an inclusive excellence statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to mentoring a diverse student body through research, teaching and other channels and engaging a diverse community through scholarship and service.
Applicants should also arrange for three recommendations from individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position, especially in terms of scholarship, teaching and mentorship, to be submitted electronically to the above website (letter writers will receive an electronic prompt from LUC ). Candidates may forward additional materials or direct inquiries to Dr. Ronald Greenberg at (see application details). Review of applications will begin in early April 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
LUC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce, and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity - including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment is critical to achieving the University's mission of excellence in education, research, educational access, and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual's record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees. As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a transformative education in the Jesuit tradition.
To learn more about LUC's mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission. For information about the university's focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.