Assistant/Associate Professor of Practice Positions in Computer Science
The Department of Computer Science in the College of Science at Purdue University West Lafayette campus solicits applications for two Professor of Practice positions at the Assistant Professor level. Professors of Practice participate in departmental, college, and university-level activities and have professional development opportunities. The positions are non-tenure track faculty positions.
Applicants must hold a PhD in computer science or a related field or hold an MS in computer science combined with significant industry experience relevant to teaching departmental courses. Applicants should be committed to excellence in teaching and be able to teach a range of courses in the undergraduate curriculum. This includes traditional instruction (lecture courses, lab courses), management of large teams of teaching assistants, development of course content, participation in the course and curriculum development, interaction with students and student teams, and delivery of online courses. Instructional areas of particular interest are first and second programming courses for majors, mathematical foundations of computer science, and systems programming.
The Department and CollegeThe Department of Computer Science offers a stimulating academic environment with strong instructional staff and IT staff support for its growing team of teaching faculty. The department currently enrolls over 2300 undergraduates and over 300 PhD students. For more information, see https://www.cs.purdue.edu. Computer Science is part of the College of Science, which comprises the computing, physical, and life sciences at Purdue. Purdue is one of the nation's leading land-grant universities, with an enrollment of over 50,000 students, primarily majoring in STEM subjects.
Submit your application to this site. After uploading your application material (cover letter, CV, teaching statement, diversity and inclusion statement, and optional research statement), you will receive an email from firstname.lastname@example.org titled "Follow-up to your application." The email contains instructions on how to complete your application and how to submit the names of your references. To be considered applications must be received by November 30, 2023. A background check is required for employment in this position. Inquiries may be sent to email@example.com
Purdue University and the College of Science are committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including discovery, instruction, and engagement. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values diversity and inclusion.
Purdue University and the College of Science are committed to free and open inquiry in all matters. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values free inquiry and academic freedom.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans, are encouraged to apply.