Duties and Responsibilities: Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Computer Science invites applications for a full-time, three-year-renewable position at the rank of Lecturer, beginning fall 2014. The department serves nearly 200 undergraduate majors, more than 50 minors, and more than 100 master's students in the areas of computer science, software engineering, and information technology, and also contributes to interdisciplinary programs in several areas, including bioinformatics and digital humanities. For more information about the department, please see www.cs.luc.edu.
Teaching duties for the position will be three to four courses per semester at the undergraduate and graduate levels with an emphasis on introductory/core courses.
Minimum Qualifications: The successful candidate will possess an advanced degree (PhD preferred) in computer science or a related discipline. Candidates must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and have a record of (or clear potential for) distinguished teaching and student mentorship at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and the ability to create new courses in topical computer science areas. We encourage candidates in all areas of computer science to apply but especially encourage those with a strong background and interests in teaching introductory programming classes and in data-centric computing (a.k.a. "big data" or "digging into data"), including but not limited to, high-performance parallel/distributed computing, large-scale databases, and cloud computing. Candidates with interdisciplinary background are also strongly encouraged to apply.