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Assistant Professor - CIS Temporary Teaching

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Newark
Categories: Computer & Information Sciences, Full Time

Faculty Position in Computer & Information Sciences

(Temporary Teaching Position – Open Rank)

The Department of Computer & Information Sciences at the University of Delaware (CIS at UD) invites applications for a temporary academic-year teaching faculty position to begin August 15, 2021.  This is a full-time academic year appointment that may be renewable for up to 3 years (contingent on funding, department needs, and performance).

Our department (over 35% women faculty) prides itself on quality teaching: in the last 20 years, no other department has won more University-wide Excellence in Teaching awards. In addition to research in the traditional computer science disciplines, CIS at UD has an active computer science education research group in collaboration with the College of Education and significant outreach to K-12 teachers and students in collaboration with the state Dept of Education. Join CIS at UD as we experience increasing student quality in our majors, growth in our faculty and student body, and the benefits of a top-100 NSF grant institution.

The candidate’s primary responsibility will be teaching (typically three to four courses per semester). There is a particular need for teaching at the introductory computer science level. Applicants should have a record of teaching excellence and a strong commitment to teaching. Experience with broadening participation in computing is a plus. A Ph.D in computer science or a related discipline by the start date is expected, though exceptional candidates with a master’s degree will be considered.

One of the oldest institutions of higher education in this country, the University of Delaware is a premier co-educational institution of 17,000+ undergraduate students and 3500+ graduate students. With a distinguished faculty and strengths in study abroad, undergraduate research, and active and discovery learning, the University offers a broad range of undergraduate and graduate degrees across seven colleges. The beautiful 100-acre central campus is located in Newark, DE, about halfway between New York City and Washington, DC. 

Applications should be submitted to include: a cover letter (addressed to Prof. Li Liao, Faculty Search Committee Chair), a vita including a list of at least 3 references with contact information, and a statement on teaching.  The committee will begin reviewing applications on July 2, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Delaware is an equal opportunity employer. Women and members of historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.  The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be viewed at: www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html.

Notice of Non-Discrimination, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
The University of Delaware does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability, religion, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in its employment, educational programs and activities, admissions policies, and scholarship and loan programs as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies. The University of Delaware also prohibits unlawful harassment including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

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