Teaching Assistant Professor
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.
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.
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