University of Pennsylvania CIS Practice Professor Teaching Track Faculty 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

CIS Practice Professor Teaching Track Faculty 2019

Position Type Science/ Technology/ Mathematics

Position Description

The University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Computer & Information Science is thrilled to welcome applications for teaching faculty under the Practice Professor track. It’s a very exciting time at Penn now, 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 Masters-level courses in data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, software systems, cybersecurity, and other areas, starting in July 2019.

As part of our revamped teaching-track career path, our Assistant Professor of Practice position seeks teaching-focused faculty members who are interested in conducting research in engineering education and developing innovative pedagogical techniques. For applicants interested purely in teaching without an expectation of education research, please see also our posting for a Lecturer position. Applicants are encouraged to apply for any/all positions for which they think they may be qualified.

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.

Position Posting Date 10/11/2018

Closing Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Posting Number 1430

Affirmative Action Statement

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of 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 status in the administration of its admissions, financial aid, educational or athletic programs, or other University-administered programs or in its employment practices. Questions or complaints regarding this policy should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, Sansom Place East, 3600 Chestnut Street, Suite 228, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6106; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).