Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Information Systems and Management at the Heinz College invites applications for a teaching-track position beginning in the fall 2018 semester, or earlier. The Heinz College prepares students to creatively identify and analyze data to form actionable insights, to leverage information technology to support mission objectives, to maintain high levels of information security, and to lead change in managerial and policy contexts. As thought leaders with vision and skills at the intersection of policy, technology and management, our students are in great demand. As a community, Heinz College adheres to four basic principles of being grounded in real-world problem solving, staying ahead of the curve in innovation, nurturing diversity, and developing compassionate leaders.
We are in search of a team member who is excited about teaching and helping students learn. Carnegie Mellon values teaching and provides excellent resources to help you develop, try, and assess educational innovations. You will have access to technology support and quality teaching spaces.
We are interested in candidates who can teach in one or more of the following areas: programming, Internet networking and security protocols, data structures and algorithms, web applications and services, blockchain, and IoT. The ideal candidate should be able to teach a range of core technical courses, and develop elective courses of broad interest. See our website for more information about the School’s programs and curriculum: http://heinz.cmu.edu/school-of-information-systems-and-management/index.aspx
The Teaching Track at Carnegie Mellon is a career-oriented, non-tenure, faculty track with renewable fixed terms and opportunities for promotion from Assistant to full Teaching Professor. This position emphasizes teaching, student advising, curriculum development, and supervising collaborative projects. Teaching Track faculty serve on committees alongside other faculty at the College and University levels. The Track is ideal for candidates who love to teach and mentor students.
The Heinz College welcomes applications with a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field as well as from individuals who have built their experience in industry or professional careers --- including those who may have taken personal time off to care for children or others. “ABD” candidates nearing completion of their degrees may be considered for conditional appointment. Willingness to work collaboratively with faculty and to mentor students from a wide range of disciplines, cultures and academic backgrounds is essential.
A complete application packet will include the following:
A cover letter addressing the required qualifications for this position
A one-page summary of your experience
A two-page statement describing your teaching philosophy, and ideas for future directions for computing education
*Letters of recommendation will be requested after initial candidate review
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.