The University of Pennsylvania's Department of Computer & Information Science is pleased to welcome applications for teaching faculty under the Practice Professor track. It is a very exciting time to be engaged in computer science education at Penn, as we are experiencing incredible growth and interest in CS courses at all levels, are developing new on-campus and online learning programs, and are rapidly growing the size of our faculty.
We are seeking dedicated, accomplished, full-time faculty to teach introductory-sequence courses, undergraduate electives, and Master's-level courses in data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, software systems, cybersecurity, and other areas, starting in July 2020.
As part of our revamped teaching-track career path, our Practice Assistant Professor position seeks teaching-focused faculty members, who have a track record of research in engineering education and developing innovative pedagogical techniques. Applicants who desire to pursue this track but do not yet have an extensive publication history are encouraged to apply also to our posting for a Lecturer position.
Additionally, members of our teaching faculty have been working closely with our Director of Diversity & Inclusion to work closely with students to identify and address diversity challenges in our department. As such, within the applicant teaching statement, we welcome a discussion of the candidate's experiences in establishing and maintaining supportive, inclusive environments for diverse student communities, and plans for being involved in diversity efforts at Penn.
Phd in Computer Science or relevant discipline.
To ensure full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply by November 30th, 2019. However, applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and names of 3 references. Other supporting documents are optional.
The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).
Internal Number: 68095
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