Department of Computer Science Professor of Practice

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Recruitment Plan


Posting Number: F001456 Academic Title: Department of Computer Science Professor of Practice Rank: Administrative Title: Discipline STEM/ STEM - Education Specialty: Computer Science Contract Type: Special Service, Renewable Appointment (initial appt period) - 8/1/2019 - 5/31/2022 Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Proposed Start Date: 08/01/2019 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Position Description Summary:

The Department of Computer Science at The George Washington (GW) University in Washington DC invites applications for a Professor of the Practice position starting as early as August 2019. This non-tenure track faculty position offers a professional teaching career track with a well-defined promotion path and privileges. The appointment may be made at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Practice.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

This position will have as its primary focus the development and delivery of a “CS for All” course and curriculum appropriate for students across the University. Specific responsibilities include course design, lecturing, and managing teaching assistants and graders, as well as outreach to other departments to ensure that this course supports the integration of computing into the curriculum across many disciplines. The position may also support other curricular, advising, and teaching needs within the Computer Science Department.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants for the Professor of Practice position must be highly effective classroom teachers who can demonstrate excellent educational leadership and organizational skills. They must demonstrate a commitment to educating a broad and diverse group of students and to increasing the participation and success of students from groups underrepresented in computer science. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related field by the date of appointment.

Advertised Salary: Other Benefits: Other Information: Special Instructions to Applicants:

To enquire, please email to [email protected] or call 202-994-7181. To apply, complete the online faculty application and upload: (1) a detailed curriculum vitae; (2) a statement of teaching interest regarding teaching philosophy and experience, including evidence of course and curriculum design and implementation and commitment to promoting inclusion and diversity ; (3) teaching evaluations or summaries as evidence of teaching effectiveness; (4) a short cover letter describing your background and interests in teaching undergraduates at George Washington University; (5) A diversity statement detailing how past or future contributions to diversity and inclusion will improve the experience of students at GWU. Please have three references email their letters directly to [email protected] Review of applications will begin on March 11, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Department Link: Posting Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Quick Link Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Teaching Interest
  4. Other Documents Refer to Special Instructions to Applicants
  5. Course Evaluations or Summaries
Optional Documents
    Posting Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Are you a highly effective classroom teacher who can demonstrate excellent educational leadership and organizational skills?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. * Do you have a strong commitment to and demonstrated excellence in teaching?
      • Yes
      • No
    3. * Can you demonstrate a strong commitment to and demonstrated excellence in developing innovative teaching models?
      • Yes
      • No
    4. * Do you have the ability to help oversee an undergraduate program, including advising, program oversight, and student support?
      • Yes
      • No
    5. * Can you teach programming in both Java and Python?
      • Yes
      • No
    6. * Do you have examples of academic, scholarly, and educational success outside the classroom that have resulted in, or have the potential to result in, significant advancements in computer science and engineering education?
      • Yes
      • No
    7. * Can you demonstrate commitment to educating a broad and diverse group of students and in working to increase the participation and success of students from groups underrepresented in computer science?
      • Yes
      • No
    8. * Do you currently have, or will you earn by date of appointment a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field?
      • Yes
      • No
    9. * Can you demonstrate interest and experience in computing curricula?
      • Yes
      • No




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    Posted: 2/11/2019
    Application Due: 4/15/2019
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