Teaching Assistant Professor

Chapel Hill
Oct 12, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Type: Permanent Faculty

Department: Computer Science - 318400

Appointment Type: Fixed Term Faculty

Vacancy ID: FAC0002155

Position Summary: The Department of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for the position of Teaching Assistant Professor to begin in Fall 2018. The position is for an initial term of four years, and is periodically renewable upon review. We seek applications from individuals with exceptional promise for, or a proven record of, teaching introductory programming in a diverse undergraduate university environment. This position has the responsibility to teach courses that serve as on-ramps for a Computer Science major, such as introductory scientific programming, rudiments of data science for non-computer science students in the natural sciences, CS1, CS2, and object-oriented programming using well-known design patterns. This position entails updating, revising, and developing curriculum, and employing innovative pedagogical methods and instructional technologies that will be effective in teaching large classes and encouraging a diverse population of students to participate in these courses. The position will include training, supervising, and evaluating student teaching assistants.

Application Deadline:

Education Requirements: Candidates must have at least a Masters degree, and preferably a Ph.D., in Computer Science or a closely related field.

Qualification and Experience: Experience teaching large classes, and using instructional technology for the same is desired. An awareness of, and appreciation for, issues of increasing gender and racial diversity in the computer science community is particularly desirable.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Department Contact Name and Title: Melissa Wood, Business Officer

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: wood@cs.unc.edu

Special Instructions for Applicants: Qualified applicants should submit an application on-line at https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/128468. For full consideration, applicants should include CV/Resume, list of references, three letters of recommendation, official degree transcripts, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Please note: Teaching Philosophy is required, not teaching evaluations. Cover letter, developed course syllabi or course outlines (Other Document) are optional. Applicants are required to identify the names, titles, email addresses and phone numbers of three (3) professional references when applying. Reference providers identified by the applicant will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their letters of support. The minimum number of references required are 3 with a maximum of 3 reference letters. Questions concerning this position may be sent by email to tap18@cs.unc.edu. Further information and details on the application procedure for this search is available at http://www.cs.unc.edu/recruiting or by e-mail to tap@cs.unc.edu.

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