The Department of Computer Science in the School of Engineering at Tufts University invites applications for a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor of Teaching position to begin in Spring or Fall 2021.
Candidates may have expertise in any area of computer science or a closely related field. They are expected to have strong foundational knowledge in one or more areas of our core curriculum, including Data Structures, Algorithms, Operating Systems, Programming Languages, and Computation Theory.
This is a full-time, non-tenure-track position. The initial appointment term will be for two years with the possibility of renewal contingent on annual performance review results.
Tufts University offers the best of a liberal arts college atmosphere coupled with the intellectual and technological resources of a major research university. The Department of Computer Science benefits from outstanding undergraduate and graduate students, collaborative faculty, and cross-disciplinary partnerships. The commitment to an engaged and innovative teaching faculty is essential to our department's mission. Our teaching faculty are supported by a wide range of developmental resources and creative freedoms. They are expected to contribute across all departmental decision-making.
Tufts University supports and encourages a culture of interdisciplinary scholarship, and there are numerous such opportunities within the School of Engineering, the School of Arts and Sciences, the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, the School of Medicine, and our other graduate and professional schools.
Located only six miles from historic downtown Boston, faculty members on the Tufts Medford/Somerville campus have extensive opportunities for academic and industrial collaboration as well as participation in the rich intellectual life of the area. The School of Engineering is in the midst of a period of exciting growth that has seen the recruitment of outstanding new faculty, a quadrupling of funded research over the last ten years, the addition of new buildings and laboratory space, an emphasis on inclusion and building diversity, and major curricular initiatives at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
The ideal Assistant or Associate Professor of Teaching candidate will possess prior teaching experience, especially with undergraduate students, and have an engaging teaching style. The candidate must have a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring.
A doctoral degree is preferred but not required.
We request that each application include the following materials: (a) a letter of application explaining the applicant's interest in the position, (b) a curriculum vitae, (c) a statement of teaching philosophy, (d) at least three reference letters, and (e) a sample of material developed for the classroom, such as a syllabus, a homework assignment, or a laboratory exercise. Items (a) through (e) should be submitted online through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/78107.
Candidates are encouraged to demonstrate throughout their application their attention to diversity and inclusion as these topics relate to teaching, research, and engagement within the academic environment.
Applications are due December 15, 2020 but review of applications will begin October 15, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information about the department or the position, please visit our web page. Inquiries should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.
Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. See the University's Non-Discrimination statement and policy here https://oeo.tufts.edu/policies-procedures/non-discrimination/. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or email@example.com. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.
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