The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) seeks qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Director for Undergraduate Studies, with a concurrent Lectureship, in Computer Science.
The Assistant Director Undergraduate Studies (ADUS), Computer Science will report academically to the Area Chair for Computer Science and administratively to the Executive Dean for Education and Research. The ADUS will work closely with the Directors of Undergraduate Studies (DUS) for Computer Science, the Undergraduate Program Coordinator for Computer Science, as well as with other advisors and Directors at SEAS. We expect the ADUS to actively engage with Computer Science faculty.
Responsibilities include the following:
Teach or co-teach one undergraduate Computer Science course per semester.
Join and help lead the Computer Science Undergraduate Advising team with faculty and staff, which includes mentoring and advising undergraduate students and developing materials, initiatives and events to foster a welcoming and inclusive Harvard Computer Science community.
Additional duties and responsibilities may include the following:
Assist with mentorship of relevant computer science clubs, including Women in Computer Science (WiCS), Developers for Development, Hack Harvard, and others.
Assist with curriculum and course development, course planning, and new pedagogical methods.
Contribute to potential research opportunities such as supervision of undergraduate projects.
Participate in departmental committees.
Required application documents include a cover letter, CV, a statement of research interests, and a teaching statement. In addition, we ask for a statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion and belonging, including past, current and anticipated future contributions to these areas. Candidates are also required to submit the names and contact information for at least three and up to five references.
We invite individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and abilities to be a part of our community.
Through teaching and collaborative research, SEAS discovers, designs and creates novel technologies and approaches to societal challenges - in service to the world, the nation, and our community. We bridge disciplines, both within and engineering and the applied sciences and beyond, to prepare broadly trained leaders, to advance foundational science, and to achieve translational impact. Our values include respect for all, serving the greater good, and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives. For more information please visit www.seas.harvard.edu.
SEAS is unable to provide Visa sponsorship for this position.
Salary Grade: 058
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
This position requires a Ph.D. in computer science or a related field.
Candidates must possess a strong commitment to education and mentoring; excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills; the motivation to help build a diverse and inclusive Undergraduate Computer Science community at Harvard.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 51065BR
About Harvard University John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.