We seek an individual committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching to join the Computer Science teaching faculty as a Teaching Assistant Professor, which is our equivalent to a Professor of Practice. A master's in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a closely related field is required; a Ph.D. is preferred. Applicants should feel comfortable teaching computer science majors, including introductory programming courses through data structures, and will have the opportunity to teach upper-level electives based on expertise. Candidates in all areas of specialization will be considered, and qualified applicants will have the opportunity to teach in our Data Science Masters' and undergraduate programs as well.
Teaching load will be four courses each in fall and spring, with no required summer teaching. Generally faculty teach at most two different courses in any given semester. The candidate will assist the department in curricular development, review, and assessment, as well as contribute to the educational mission of Loyola University Maryland. Teaching faculty are full members of the department, who vote on department decisions and influence department curriculum.
Masters' degree in Computer Science or related field
Expertise in Java, Python, or a similar high-level programming language
Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related discipline
Teaching experience in upper-level computer science courses
An appreciation of or engagement in high-impact teaching practices
Commitment to the goals of education in the Jesuit tradition
The awareness of approaches for creating a sense of inclusion and belonging in the classroom
Applicants must submit the following online
A cover letter noting why the applicant is interested in this position, listing teaching interests and summarizing relevant experience.
A up-to-date curriculum vitae.
A teaching statement that includes your philosophy of teaching, a summary of your teaching experiences, and the courses that you are interested in and able to teach.
Contact information for three professional references; this must include email addresses.
The position will be open until filled, with review of applications beginning on 3/31.
Anticipated Start Date: 08/15/2023
University Description: Loyola University Maryland is a Jesuit, Catholic university committed to the educational and spiritual traditions of the Society of Jesus and to the ideals of liberal arts education and the development of the whole person. Accordingly, Loyola inspires students to learn, lead, and serve in a diverse and changing world. Loyola's beautiful, historic Evergreen campus is located in Baltimore. Loyola enrolls 4,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students across Loyola College of Arts and Sciences, the Sellinger School of Business and Management, and the School of Education. Founded in 1852, Loyola is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States and the first to bear the name of Saint Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus.
Loyola seeks a broad spectrum of candidates, including but not limited to women, people of color, persons with disabilities, sexual minorities, first-generation college students, those with non-traditional career paths, and those who understand, respect, and can actively contribute to the University's Jesuit mission and values. For more information about our values please visit:https://www.loyola.edu/about/mission.
With a newly established Office of Equity and Inclusion headed by our Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer, we are committed to providing an environment where everyone can learn, grow, and thrive. Key efforts include faculty development programming, opportunities for learning (e.g., Diversity Reading Groups), affinity faculty and staff groups, and following best-practices for hiring. For a full list of benefits to working at Loyola University Maryland, please visithttps://www.loyola.edu/department/hr/benefits. Please note that Loyola University Maryland is an institution that qualifies towards Public Service Loan Forgiveness programs.
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