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Faculty Positions in Computer Science

Teaching Faculty Position in Introductory Computing

The Department of Computer Science invites applications for a full-time teaching faculty position in introductory computing. The department, housed in the College of Computing & Informatics, offers BS, BA, MS, and PhD degrees in computer science, as well as BS and MS degrees in software engineering.

For this position, we are seeking a leader and innovator for Computing and Informatics education for our introductory computing and informatics courses. Areas of relevant teaching expertise include foundational concepts in computing and informatics, computer programming, and principles of computing.  It is highly desired that the candidate have experience and interest in working with a diverse student population in an engaging way that inspires students to pursue education and careers in computing and informatics. Responsibilities for this position include course and curriculum development.

Drexel is a private university committed to research with real-world applications. The University has over 24,000 students in 15 colleges and schools and offers about 200 degree programs. The College of Computing & Informatics is comprised of approximately 60 faculty and 2,000 students. Drexel has one of the largest and best-known cooperative education programs in the country, with over 1,600 co-op employers. Drexel's University City campus is located on Philadelphia’s “Avenue of Technology” in the University City District and at the hub of the academic, cultural and historical resources of the nation’s sixth largest metropolitan region.

Drexel University is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Drexel encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans, and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Successful applicants must demonstrate potential for teaching excellence in the environment of a major research university. Candidates with an advanced degree in Computer Science or a related field will be considered. To be considered, apply directly at www.drexeljobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=82897 or search www.drexeljobs.com for Teaching Faculty and click to view Requisition Number 8633.

Applications should consist of a cover letter, CV and brief statement summarizing teaching experience and relevant professional experience, teaching interests, experience working with/teaching/mentoring minorities, women, or members of other underrepresented groups, and a list of references.  Letters of reference will be requested from candidates who are invited for a campus interview. Electronic submissions in PDF format are required.