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Assistant Professor of the Practice of Computer Science
Vanderbilt University


Date Posted Sep. 30, 2021
Title Assistant Professor of the Practice of Computer Science
University Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN, United States
Department Computer Science
Application Deadline opened until filled
Position Start Date August 2022
 
 
  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Associate Professor
  • Computer/Information Sciences
 
 

THE DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE (CS) AT VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY is seeking applicants for a professor of the practice or lecturer of computer science position with a target start date of Fall 2022. Primary responsibilities are to teach three core CS courses per semester ranging from introductory to upper-division. Ideal qualifications include a Ph.D. degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related discipline and prior teaching experience in these programs. This is a term appointment, eligible for renewal, contingent on performance. The CS department at Vanderbilt launched in 2020 a multi-year faculty recruitment and hiring process to propel the Vanderbilt computer science program to one of the leading academic programs nationally and beyond. We are committed to teaching and research excellence, and have a number of professors of the practice and lecturers who are fully integrated into CS faculty operations.

Ranked #14 nationally, Vanderbilt University is a private, internationally recognized research university located on 330 park-like acres 1.5 miles from downtown Nashville, Tennessee. Its 10 distinct schools share a single cohesive campus that values collaboration. The university enrolls over 13,500 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, including 36% minority students and over 1,100 international students from 84 countries.

With a metro population of over two million people, Nashville’s top industries by employment include trade, transportation and utilities; education and health services; professional and business services; government; and leisure and hospitality. Other industries include manufacturing, financial activities, construction, and information. Long known as a hub for health care and music, Nashville is a technology center with a considerable pool of health care, AI, and defense-related jobs available. In recent years, the city has experienced an influx of major office openings by some of the largest global tech companies and prime Silicon Valley startups.

Vanderbilt University has a strong institutional commitment to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of faculty. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups, in particular, are encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Vanderbilt University has made the safety of our students, faculty and staff, and our surrounding communities a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University recently announced that students, faculty, and staff, are required to be vaccinated against COVID. As a prospective and/or a new employee at Vanderbilt, you will be required to comply with the University’s vaccination protocol. Effective, August 1, 2021, proof of full vaccination or an approved accommodation will be required before the start of employment in order to work at Vanderbilt University. Accommodations for medical and religious exemptions can be requested with the Equal, Opportunity and Access Office https://www.vanderbilt.edu/eoa/.

Applications should be submitted on-line at: http://apply.interfolio.com/95784 . Applications should include a full CV, statement of teaching experience and interests, as well as names and email addresses of three references. Review of applications will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


  • Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    Vanderbilt University has a strong institutional commitment to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of faculty. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups, in particular, are encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

    In compliance with federal law, including the provisions of Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990,the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, Executive Order 11246, the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 as amended by the Jobs for Veterans Act, and the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, as amended, and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, Vanderbilt University does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of their race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, military service, covered veterans status, or genetic information in its administration of educational policies, programs, or activities; admissions policies; scholarship and loan programs; athletic or other university-administered programs; or employment. In addition, the university does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of their gender expression. Requests for information, inquiries or complaints should be directed to these offices: Faculty and staff – Equal Employment Opportunity, Anita J. Jenious, Director, eeoinfo@vanderbilt.edu, telephone (615) 343-9336; Students – Title IX and Student Discrimination, Molly Zlock, Title IX Coordinator and Director, titleixandstudentdiscrimination@vanderbilt.edu, telephone (615) 343-9004, 110 21st Avenue South, Suite 975, Nashville TN 37203; Students – Student Access Services, Tiffany Culver, Associate Director disabilityservices@vanderbilt.edu; telephone (615) 343-9727.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Linda L Koger
    Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Vanderbilt University
    Pmb 351824
    Rm. 254
    Nashville, TN 37122
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  • 6153437549
  • 6153436702
  • linda.l.koger@vanderbilt.edu

 

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