Northwestern University is pursuing an ambitious commitment to grow and transform Computer Science (CS). As part of transforming and scaling computer science education, we seek outstanding candidates for non-tenure track teaching faculty in all areas and at all levels, with a clear passion to make a difference in Computer Science and who are excited by the opportunity to help build the future of CS at a great university.
We invite candidates to apply for a non-tenure-track chair, the McCormick Advisory Council Professor of Instruction in Computer Science. The successful applicant will be an extraordinary teacher and mentor, combining strong and deep knowledge of Computer Science with a passion to convey that knowledge to a broad variety of Northwestern students. They will go well beyond delivering entry level service courses to create a learning environment that motivates students to enroll, to work, to learn, and to find new applications of Computer Science that shape their careers and the world beyond. This is a multi-year, renewable position.
Applicants should have earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field. Candidates will be considered at the Assistant or Associate level depending on experience. Faculty of Instruction typically teach two courses per term and are involved in advising students and in departmental curriculum development.
Applicants should submit
(1) a cover letter,
(2) a curriculum vitae,
(3) three to five letters of reference which can speak to the applicant’s teaching abilities,
For general questions about the search or application assistance post submission, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of materials will begin on December 1, 2019, and applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their materials before that date. Applications received after that date will be considered on a rolling basis.
Please read ALL instructions and make preparations before proceeding to the application page:
Applications will only be accepted via online submission (see link below).
Please prepare all documents in advance as Adobe PDF files, and please be sure all information is entered correctly and accurately (especially names and email addresses), as there will be no opportunity for online revision after your application has been submitted.
Please also prepare a list of names and email addresses for your external academic references; your references will be contacted directly by the online system and invited to upload their letters on your behalf.
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Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
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About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.