The college of Computing and Information Science (CIS) at Cornell University invites applications for a full time Lecturer position focused on teaching innovation and excellence, to be hired in one of its three academic departments-Computer Science, Information Science or Statistical Science. Information about CIS and these departments can be found at cis.cornell.eduThe position offers a professional career track with possibility of growth: a three year (Lecturer) or five year (Senior Lecturer) appointment, depending on candidate qualifications, with the expectation of renewal.
We seek candidates to take a lead in developing innovative and effective teaching methods for CIS faculty in partnership with university teaching excellence programs. We expect that candidates will also teach, work with, and advise students in one or more of our undergraduate programs. Candidates for the position should hold a PhD and have demonstrated excellence in teaching CIS related undergraduate courses. Candidates holding a Masters who have shown exceptional teaching ability will also be considered.
CIS has as its foundation an outward-looking inter-disciplinary approach to computing and information, from a faculty that is grounded in core excellence within academic disciplines in its three departments. Computer Science brings together faculty, students and researchers in a broad range of interests including AI/machine learning, data science, graphics, human interaction cyber-security, scientific computing, systems/networks and theory. Information Science advances understanding of how people and society interact with computing and information. Statistical Science research and teaching includes statistical theory, statistical computing, data science or general methodology.
Evaluation of applicants will begin December 1, 2017. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by January 1, 2018, but will be accepted until the position is filled.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with a teaching statement including evidence of their teaching abilities and background with innovative teaching methodologies, and arrange for three letters of reference directed towards their teaching performance to be submitted electronically.
Application materials must be submitted at:
CIS Cornell University is located in Ithaca, New York, a city of about 30,000 people in the heart of the Finger Lakes region. Both Cornell and Ithaca offer a wide range of cultural activities, sports, and outdoor activities with the pleasures of both city and country close at hand.
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Alice Cho | Assistant to the Chair | Statistical Science | Cornell University |
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