SCI-Informatics and Networked Systems - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (18001161)
The School of Computing and Information at the University of Pittsburgh welcomes applications for a pool of adjunct faculty, non-tenure track, positions. Applicants will be selected from this pool throughout the 2018-19 and 2019-20 academic years (including summer semesters), when there is curricular need. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the School. Position appointments may be renewable based on need, funding, and performance. Please contact Sharon Bindas (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions.
We are seeking outstanding lecturers who can teach a minimum of 15-person sections in our Undergraduate http://www.ischool.pitt.edu/bsis/, Master's programs in Information Sciences & Technology and Telecommunications & Networking http://www.ischool.pitt.edu/degrees/master.php, and Computer Science https://cs.pitt.edu/
Preferred qualifications include: a record of superior academic or professional performance; the ability to be self-directed with broadly-defined limits on assignments; excellent communication skills, both oral and written; and a demonstrated ability to interact efficiently with diverse people in a highly multidisciplinary environment. Document Requirements: -Cover Letter -Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. -Statement of Teaching Experience -Transcript of highest degree earned -Statement of Research, Interests, and Experience (Optional) - PDF copy of recent publication (Optional) - PDF copy of recent publication (Optional) - PDF copy of recent publication (Optional) -Statement of Contributions to Diversity - -Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (Optional)
The University of Pittsburgh School of Computing and Information is answering a worldwide call for more professionals who are capable of building next-generation information systems; enabling users to find the right information; and guiding organizations and governments in sharing, preserving, and protecting data and data sources.
Combining the faculty expertise, staffing, students, and degree programs of both the School of Information Sciences and the Department of Computer Science, the new School of Computing and Information will provide students with greater opportunities and exposure to multidisciplinary learning.
We offer undergraduate and graduate programs in Information Science and Computer Science, as well as graduate programs in Telecommunications and Library and Information Science. Through a combination of rigorous coursework and hands-on experience, these programs help prepare students to become leaders in the information and computing fields.
Our faculty are constantly engaged in leading-edge research, which is funded by organizations such as the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the United States Army, and Google Inc. With these projects, our faculty are working to help people to live better and longer, to protect information, to build more vibrant communities, and to preserve our history and culture.
The School of Computing and Information is a new school for a new era that is harnessing the power of both computing and information to further knowledge discovery across the University's campus, the region, and the world.
The minimum basic qualification is an advanced degree (Master's or Ph.D. or equivalent degree) and/or at least five years of relevant professional experience in a technical, social science, or interdisciplinary field such as Information, Information Science, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, Political Science, Sociology, Law, or Economics at time of application.
The adjunct faculty will have teaching and/or research experience in at least one of the following areas: Data Mining Human Information Processing E-business Cloud Computing Object-Oriented Programming Design of Information Systems Human Factors User Centered Design Telecom & Networking Computer Networks Simulation Wireless Networks Artificial Intelligence Data Structures Systems Security Network Security Advanced Topics in Networks Web Systems/Web Programming System & Application Design Database/Database Management Programming with Python Computer Organization and Assembly Language Computer Architecture Systems Software and Software Engineering Formal Methods in Computer Science Design And Analysis of Algorithms Computer Operating Systems High Performance Computing
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.