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.
Internal Number: 15507
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Loyola University Chicago, a private university founded in 1870 as St. Ignatius College, is one of the nation's largest Jesuit, Catholic Universities and the only one located in Chicago. Loyola University Chicago is comprised of four campuses: Lake Shore (LSC), Water Tower (WTC), Health Sciences (HSC), and the John Felice Rome Center in Italy, and is home to ten schools and colleges: arts and sciences, business administration, communication, education, graduate studies, law, medicine, nursing, continuing and professional studies, and social work. Loyola also features course locations in Beijing, China; Saigon-Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Vernon Hills, Illinois (Cuneo Mansion and Gardens); and a Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, Illinois. Recognizing Loyola's excellence in education, U.S.News and World Report has ranked Loyola consistently among the "top national universities" in its annual publications. Loyola is among a select group of universities recognized for community service and engagement by prestigious national organizations like the Carnegie Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service.