Open Rank - Multiple Non-Tenure Track Faculty / Computer Science

$57,500 - $150,000 yearly
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Computer Science Department, College of Engineering (Chicago, IL)
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Oct 08, 2021
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems

Job Description


The Computer Science Department at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) seeks one or more full-time teaching faculty members to fill one of two possible positions – Lecturer or Clinical Professor.  Candidates would work alongside 19 full-time teaching faculty with over 150 years of combined experience and 12 awards for excellence. Standard teaching load is one to three undergraduate courses per term, depending on enrollment.  Areas of interest include introductory programming, data structures, computer organization/systems, web development, data science, software engineering, and machine learning.  

The Lecturer track is a long-term career track that starts with the Lecturer position and offers opportunities for advancement to Senior Lecturer.  Minimum qualifications include an MS in Computer Science or a closely related field.

The Clinical Professor track is a long-term career track that starts with the Clinical Assistant Professor position and offers advancement to Clinical Associate and Clinical Full Professor.  Minimum qualifications include a PhD in Computer Science or a closely related field.  Candidates interested in Computer Science Education research are encouraged to apply.

The department seeks candidates dedicated to teaching.  Candidates for either position must have either (a) demonstrated evidence of effective teaching or (b) convincing argument of future dedication and success in the art of teaching. 

UIC is one of the top-ten most diverse universities in the US (US News and World Report), a top 25 public and  top 10 best value (Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education), and a Hispanic-serving institution. Chicago epitomizes the modern, livable, vibrant city. Located on the shore of Lake Michigan, Chicago offers an outstanding array of cultural, culinary, recreational, and sporting experiences.  In addition to the lakefront,  theater, and many ethnic districts, Chicago boasts one of the world’s tallest and densest skylines, an 8100-acre park system, professional teams in all major sports, and extensive public transit and biking networks.

Duties: Teaching


Preferred and Required Qualifications


Lecturer Teaching Track - Master's Degree in Computer Science or Related Field.

Clinical Teaching Track - PhD in Computer Science or Related Field.

Application Details

Submit applications online at Include a curriculum vitae, names & addresses of at least three references, a statement providing evidence of effective teaching, a statement describing past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion (or plans to make future contributions), recordings of recent teaching activities either in-person or online, and recent teaching evaluations. For more information, send e-mail to  For fullest consideration, apply by 11/1/2021. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the positions are filled.


The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability.

Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidate’s successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered. Additional information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments may be provided as applicable during the hiring process.

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

University of Illinois faculty, staff and students are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This employment offer is contingent on your timely submission of proof of your vaccination. If you are not able to receive the vaccine for medical or religious reasons, you may seek approval for an exemption in accordance with applicable University processes.


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