Computer Science, Duke University

Position ID:Duke-CS-POP [#8348]
Position Title: Professor of the Practice
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computer Science / Computer Science Education
Starting Date:2017/07/01
Appl Deadline:2017/01/09 finished (posted 2016/10/19, listed until 2017/03/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Computer Science at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, invites applications and nominations for a Professor of the Practice position starting in July 2017. The appointment will be made at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of the Practice rank depending on the candidate's experience. Duke has a long 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. The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Successful candidates at the Associate and Full Professor of the Practice level will show examples of academic, scholarly, and educational success outside the classroom that have resulted in, or have the potential to result in, significant advancements in computer science and engineering education. Successful candidates must show commitment to educating a broad and diverse group of students and in working to increase the participation and success of students from groups underrepresented in computer science. The term of an initial appointment depends on the rank, but is typically four years for a junior position. Reappointment and promotion are governed by departmental and university bylaws and guidelines that encourage faculty to be innovative, to succeed locally and nationally, and to develop new courses and curricula that mesh with ongoing and new initiatives. Practice-of faculty typically teach two courses per semester with graduate and undergraduate TA support. We especially encourage faculty with interest and experience in mobile computing to apply.

A Ph.D. in computer science or related area, or appropriate professional experience is required. To guarantee full consideration, applications and letters of reference should be received by January 9, 2017.

Durham and the Research Triangle of North Carolina are vibrant, diverse and thriving communities, frequently ranked among the best places in the country to live and work. Duke and the many other universities in the area offer a wealth of education and employment opportunities for spouses and families. Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
http://www.cs.duke.edu
email
(919) 660-6500
 
Department of Computer Science
Box 90129
Duke University
Durham, NC 27708

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