Open Rank Non-Tenure Track Teaching Faculty

University of Illinois - Chicago
Illinois, United States
Salary Not specified
Dec 10, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Computer Science Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) seeks two full-time teaching faculty. The Clinical Professor teaching track is a long-term career track that starts with Clinical Assistant Professor position and offers advancement to Clinical Associate and Clinical Full Professor. Candidates would join 16 full-time teaching faculty with over 150 years of combined teaching experience and 12 awards for excellence. The standard teaching load is 1-3 undergraduate courses per semester, depending on enrollment.

The first opening is targeted for computer ethics and technical communications.  Minimum qualifications include a PhD in ethics and/or communications-related field. Some experience in computer science, or a related field is preferred, but not required.

Areas of interest for the second opening include introductory programming, data structures, computer organization/systems, web development, data science, software engineering, and machine learning.  Minimum qualifications include a PhD in Computer Science.

Candidates for either position must have either (a) demonstrated evidence of effective teaching, or (b) convincing argument of future dedication and success in the art of teaching. Candidates interested in Computer Science Education research are encouraged to apply.

UIC is a top-ten most diverse university in the US (US News and World Report), a top-ten best value (Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education) and a Hispanic-serving institution. Chicago epitomizes the modern, livable, vibrant city. On the shore of Lake Michigan, Chicago offers outstanding cultural, culinary, and recreational experiences.  Besides the lakefront and theater, Chicago boasts one of the world’s tallest densest skylines, an 8100-acre park system, professional teams in all major sports, and extensive public transit and biking networks.

Applications are submitted online at In the online application include a curriculum vitae, names and addresses of at least three references, a statement providing evidence of effective teaching, a statement describing past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion (or plans to make future contributions), recordings of recent teaching activities either in-person or online, and recent teaching evaluations. For additional information please contact Dr. John Bell, Committee Chair,

For fullest consideration, please apply by January, 03 2021. We will continue to accept and review applications until the positions are filled. 




PhD or equivalent degree in Computer Science or closely related field

PhD degree in communications or in ethics, philosophy, divinity, or closely related field.


The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidate’s successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered. Additional information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments may be provided as applicable during the hiring process.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit

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