The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks outstanding applicants for two Assistant Professor of Practice of Computer Science and Engineering positions to begin Summer 2019. One position is focused on Software Engineering, the other is focused on Data Science.
The Software Engineering position requires experience in introductory level teaching in software engineering, computer science, and/or computer engineering. The successful candidate for this position will join the faculty for the new Bachelors of Software Engineering degree at UNL. They will work with existing faculty to deliver, assess and refine our novel approach to software engineering education.
The Data Science position requires experience in teaching computer science and/or computer engineering. The successful candidate for the Data Science position will work with existing faculty to deliver, assess, and refine courses on algorithms, data modeling, data analytics, applied machine learning, and applied computing, as well as advanced-topic and capstone courses.
The Assistant Professor of Practice is a three-year renewable position, eligible for benefits. Such appointments are intended for instructors who are dedicated to becoming leaders in educational innovation and curriculum development, educational reform, and pedagogy. This is not a tenure-track position, but there is opportunity for promotion and advancement similar to that in a tenure-track position.
Candidates must have a doctorate in software engineering, computer science, computer engineering or a related field. Candidates must have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and previous effective teaching experience (as evidenced by evaluations and demonstrated support of academic programs and student success). Candidates for the Software engineering position must also have experience in introductory level teaching in software engineering, computer science, and/or computer engineering. Strong oral presentation and communication skills are required. Candidates for the Software Engineering position ideally will have experience teaching software engineering courses at the post-secondary level as well as recent relevant industry experience. Candidates for the Data Science position ideally will have experience teaching informatics courses at the postsecondary level as well as recent relevant industry experience.
Applications for Software Engineering must be submitted via http://employment.unl.edu/postings/61567. Applications for Data Science must be submitted via http://employment.unl.edu/postings/61925. Complete applications will include a cover letter, CV, teaching statement and a list of three references. Review of application materials will begin January 4, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.