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Clinical Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor

University of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois 60637
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  • Information Technology
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Programming/Systems
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  • Software Engineering
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The Masters Program in Computer Science (MPCS) at the University of Chicago invites applications for all ranks of the Clinical appointment (Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, and Clinical Professor). These full-time, benefit-eligible appointments are for an initial three- year term, with possibility of renewal. This is a teaching-focused position with no research responsibilities, and a teaching load of six courses across three academic quarters of the year (Fall, Winter, Spring). MPCS classes range in size from 7-60 students depending on student interest. 

As part of its curriculum, the MPCS requires students to take several core courses, with the goal of building a solid foundation in core computer science concepts before students move on to the more industry-oriented elective courses in the program. Applicants to this position will be considered specifically for the core systems courses, and must be able to teach at least three of the following: Introduction to Computer Systems, Networks, Operating Systems, Distributed Systems, Compilers, Computer Architecture, and Databases.

The Masters Program in Computer Science ( is a terminal MS degree in Computer Science that provides a rigorous introduction to the foundations of Computer Science, while also providing in-depth and hands-on instruction in cutting-edge and industry-driven topics, including Web and Mobile Application Development, Big Data, Cloud Computing, Data Analytics, etc. The program attracts a diverse mix of students including full-time students who are typically no more than 5 years out of college, part-time students who already work in industry, and international students. 

The Chicago metropolitan area provides a diverse and exciting environment. The local economy is vigorous, with international stature in banking, trade, commerce, manufacturing, and transportation, while the cultural scene includes diverse cultures, vibrant theater, world-renowned symphony, opera, jazz and blues. The University is located in Hyde Park, a Chicago neighborhood on the Lake Michigan shore just a few minutes from downtown.  


Successful candidates will have exceptional competence in teaching and superior academic credentials. Applicants must have a Ph.D in Computer Science or a related field at time of appointment and have experience teaching Computer Science at the undergraduate or graduate level. 

Applicants must apply on line at the University of Chicago Academic Careers website at 

Applicants must upload a curriculum vitae, a one page teaching statement, and a list of three references. Review of complete applications will begin December 15, 2017, and continue until the positions are filled.