Associate/Full Professor Position in Computer Science Education

University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, Illinois 61820
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Associate/Full Professor Position in Computer Science Education

Departments of Curriculum and Instruction 

Position: The Departments of Curriculum and Instruction is seeking a faculty member at the associate or full professor rank in computer science education. This is a full-time, nine month, tenured appointment.

Position Description: Ranked #7 by US News and World Report in 2021, the Department of Curriculum and Instruction possesses an outstanding reputation in the areas of curriculum development, teacher education, and digital learning. We seek candidates who will join the College of Education to engage in scholarship, discovery and innovation to provide transformative learning experiences to have an impact on society. 

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit 

We seek candidates with expertise in computer science education (grades 5 – 12). Candidates will undertake a program of research that will lead to an outstanding and sustained record of scholarship and external funding. Teaching assignments will include in-person and online courses related to computer science teaching methods for the middle grades and secondary licensure program and the Secondary Teaching Endorsement in Computer Science, as well as graduate courses in computer science education. Candidates will have opportunities to participate in graduate program development in on campus and online environments and in the recruitment and training of graduate students.

Qualifications: Earned doctorate in computer science education or a related field is required. Evidence of scholarly activity/potential is required. Candidates must have an established record of research, teaching, and service to meet the University’s requirements for tenure at the appropriate rank.

Preferred Experience: Computer science teaching experience in middle or secondary school grades. Significant professional and/or academic experience in multicultural, urban educational settings. Research and publications related to diversity, equity and inclusion in schools. Demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teacher preparation and working with diverse populations, prior university teaching experience, and the use of technology for instructional delivery, including online.

Responsibilities: Carry out an active program of research and actively pursue external funding. Develop and teach undergraduate and graduate-level course work related to computer science education. Take leadership in the ongoing development of computer science education teacher training programs. Advise and recruit master’s and doctoral students in education. Provide leadership and service at the national, state, and local levels related to computer science education.

Salary and Starting Date: Salary will be commensurate with experience. The proposed starting date is August 16, 2022.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by October 19, 2021. Please create a candidate profile at and upload one file that contains a cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal statement of teaching and research philosophies, and the contact information for three references by the closing date. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. For more information please contact: Assistant Professor, Luc Paquette at 

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Convictions are not a bar to employment. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.



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