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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of the Practice
George Washington University

Date Posted Dec. 10, 2019
Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of the Practice
University George Washington University
Washington, D.C., United States
Department Computer Science
Application Deadline Open Till Position Filled
Position Start Date Fall 2020
  • Prof of Practice/Clinical Prof
    Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Computer/Information Sciences

The George Washington University
Department of Computer Science
Professor of Practice

The Department of Computer Science at The George Washington (GW) University in Washington DC, invites applications for two Professor of the Practice positions starting potentially as early as Fall 2020. These non-tenure track, specialized appointments will be made at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of the Practice rank depending on the candidate’s experience. GW has a history of supporting faculty with practice-of titles who are educators, practitioners, and scholars, and the Computer Science department has set high standards in providing a teaching and work environment in which practice-of faculty thrive.

New faculty will join a vibrant department with diverse faculty, housed in a new $275M building that encourages interdisciplinary efforts across many fields. The School of Engineering and Applied Science is fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff and has one of the highest percentages of women engineering students nationally. We welcome nominations of and applications from women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We also welcome others who would bring additional aspects of diversity to the university’s research, teaching and service missions.

One position primarily entails teaching in and developing the Master’s degree programs. The other position primarily entails teaching courses throughout the undergraduate curriculum including courses open to the entire University student body.

An initial multi-year appointment will be offered in accordance with the University’s Faculty Code. Practice-of faculty typically teach a three/two course load per year in introductory CS courses with graduate and undergraduate teaching assistant support.

Minimum Qualifications:
By the date of appointment, applicants for the Professor of Practice position must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field. They must also be able to demonstrated experience or potential for teaching many parts of a CS curriculum.

Enquiries and Application:
To enquire, please email to or call 202-994-7181. To apply, complete the online faculty application, at and upload: (1) a detailed curriculum vitae; (2) a statement of teaching interest regarding teaching philosophy and experience, including evidence of commitment to promoting inclusion and diversity; (3) teaching evaluations or summaries as evidence of teaching effectiveness; (4) a short cover letter clearly stating which position(s) you are applying, and describing your background and interests in teaching students at George Washington University and in promoting inclusion and diversity in computer science; (5) a statement of research interest (which may include research on pedagogical focus); (6) and include contact information for three references who can address your teaching experience and potential for this appointment. Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin on January 10, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

  • EEO/AA Policy:
    The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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Contact Information

  • Catina DeBord
    Department of Computer Science
    George Washington University
    Science and Engineering Hall
    800 22nd St. NW Suite 4000
    Washington, D.C. 20052
  • (202) 994-0388


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