Visiting Assistant Professor / Lecturer
We seek an enthusiastic individual committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching to join the Computer Science teaching faculty. A master's in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a closely related field is required; a Ph.D. is preferred. Applicants should feel comfortable teaching computer science majors, including introductory programming courses through data structures, and will have the opportunity to teach upper-level electives based on expertise. Candidates in all areas of specialization will be considered, and qualified applicants will have the opportunity to teach in our Data Science Masters' and undergraduate programs as well.Teaching load will be 4 courses each in fall and spring, with no required summer teaching. The candidate will assist the department in curricular development, review, and assessment, as well as contribute to the educational mission of Loyola University Maryland.Required Qualifications- Masters' degree in Computer Science or related field- Expertise in Java, Python, or a similar high-level programming language- An appreciation of or engagement in high impact practices in line with the mission of Loyola's Jesuit higher education- The ability to create a sense of inclusion and belonging in the classroomPreferred Qualifications- Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related discipline- Teaching experience in upper-level computer science courses- Commitment to the goals of education in the Jesuit traditionApplicants must submit the following online- A letter of application listing teaching interests, and research interests (if applicable)- A curriculum vitae- A teaching statement- Contact information for three referencesThe position will be open until filled. For full consideration, applications must be received by April 23, 2021. Anticipated Start Date: 08/16/2021University Description:Loyola University Maryland is a Jesuit, Catholic university committed to the educational and spiritual traditions of the Society of Jesus and to the ideals of liberal arts education and the development of the whole person. Accordingly, Loyola inspires students to learn, lead, and serve in a diverse and changing world. Loyola's beautiful, historic Evergreen campus is located in Baltimore. Loyola enrolls 4,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students across Loyola College of Arts and Sciences, the Sellinger School of Business and Management, and the School of Education. Founded in 1852, Loyola is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States and the first to bear the name of Saint Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus.Loyola's commitment to diversity and inclusion spans the entire campus. With a newly established Office of Equity and Inclusion headed by our Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer, we are committed to providing an environment where everyone can learn, grow, and thrive. Key efforts include faculty development programming, opportunities for learning (e.g., Diversity Reading Groups), investment in pedagogical resources for differential instruction (e.g., Fellows Programs), affinity faculty and staff groups, and following best-practices for hiring. For a full list of benefits to working at Loyola University Maryland, please visit https://www.loyola.edu/department/hr/benefits.