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Professor of Practice, Computer Science

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

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Professor of Practice, Computer Science

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Nov 10, 2022

Professor of Practice Position in Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at Tulane University invites applications for a Professor of Practice position beginning in Fall 2023. We welcome and encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. Our friendly and collaborative department currently has 10 tenure-track/tenured faculty and 4 Professors of Practice with a commitment to grow over the next few years. In our research and teaching, we take pride in our equal focus on both computer science and its interdisciplinary applications. Our current faculty are engaged in collaborative research with colleagues in the School of Science and Engineering, the School of Liberal Arts, and the Health Sciences. More information about the department, its faculty, its research areas, and its undergraduate and graduate programs can be found at

Tulane Professors of Practice are faculty who design, enhance, and teach courses, and provide departmental and university service. Their term appointments are renewable every three years (initially) and every five years after promotion to Senior Professor of Practice. The typical teaching load is three courses per semester (two preps). Tulane recognizes and rewards innovative and quality teaching. Candidates interested in creating and adopting pedagogical innovations, conducting scholarly activity in computer science education, or developing original elective courses will find many opportunities and support to pursue their interests. The successful candidate will have a record of excellent teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate level, and commitment to student-centered teaching and to increasing diversity in computing.


PhD in Computer Science; teaching experience preferred.

Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin December 15, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.

A complete application should include a CV, a teaching statement including teaching evaluations, a diversity statement, and at least three letters of recommendation that address teaching.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Please Note: Tulane University has officially adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. All employees and visiting faculty must be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccination or obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption prior to beginning employment.

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane is actively building a campus culture grounded in our values of EDI and anti-racism. We seek and welcome candidate applications from historically underrepresented groups, such as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color), women, LGBTQ+, those living with disabilities, and veterans.  

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity and creating a community and culture that fosters a sense of belonging for all. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO and will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law.  It is important to us to intentionally seek candidates who are committed to fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in support of Tulane’s Strategy for Tomorrow and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. 

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