The Department of Computer Science at The George Washington (GW) University in Washington DC, invites applications for a Professor of the Practice position starting potentially as early as July 2019. The appointment will be made at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of the Practice rank depending on the candidate's experience. GW has a 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.
Applicants for the Professor of Practice position must be highly effective classroom teachers who can demonstrate excellent educational leadership and organizational skills. They must have a strong commitment to and demonstrated excellence in teaching as well as developing innovative teaching models; have the ability to help oversee an undergraduate program (advising, program oversight, and student support); and be able to teach programming in both Java and Python. Applicants at the Professor of the Practice level must have 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. They must demonstrate 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. Applicants must have, or will have by date of appointment, a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field.
Special Instructions to Applicants::
To enquire, please email to email@example.com or call 202-994-7181. To apply, complete the online faculty application and upload: (1) a detailed curriculum vitae; (2) a statement of teaching interest regarding teaching philosophy and experience, including evidence of commitment to promoting inclusion and diversity; (3) teaching evaluations or summaries as evidence of teaching effectiveness; (4) a short cover letter describing your background and interests in teaching undergraduates at George Washington University and in promoting inclusion and diversity in computer science; (5) a statement of research interest (which may include research on pedagogical focus). Please have three references email their letters directly to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin on January 3, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
Internal Number: 57303
About George Washington University
GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia. The university has more than 20,000 students from all 50 states, the District and more than 130 countries studying a rich range of disciplines: from forensic science and creative writing to international affairs and computer engineering, as well as medicine, public health, the law and public policy.