The Whiting School of Engineering at Johns Hopkins University seeks applicants for a full-time teaching position (Lecturer) in the area of computation and programming applied to chemical processes to be part of the teaching faculty in the department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.
This is a career-oriented, renewable appointment that is responsible for the development and delivery of introductory computing and digital systems courses to undergraduate students from majors throughout the university, but predominantly those majoring in chemical and biomolecular engineering. Teaching faculty members are also encouraged to engage in departmental and university service and may have advising responsibilities. Opportunities to teach upper-level and graduate-level courses may also be available, depending on the candidate's background. Extensive grading support is given to all instructors. The Whiting School of Engineering has a well-established non-tenure track career path for full-time teaching faculty culminating in the rank of Teaching Professor.
Johns Hopkins is a private university known for its commitment to academic excellence and research. The teaching faculty member will be appointed in the academic department within the Whiting School of Engineering that most closely aligns with their academic background. See the school webpages at https://engineering.jhu.edu/ for additional information about the school, including undergraduate programs and current course descriptions
Applicants for the position must have a Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering or an engineering or computational discipline in a closely related field. Related professional experience a plus. They must also have demonstrated excellence in, and commitment to, teaching, and have excellent communication skills. Candidates are preferred to have experience teaching programming in languages such as C, C++, Java, MATLAB, but particularly in Python. They are expected to have excellent knowledge of programming in Python. Facility coding in other programming languages would be helpful.
Applicants should apply online at http://apply.interfolio.com/70503. Please include a cover letter and a CV and, optionally, a brief teaching portfolio including (sample) course evaluations from any classes taught by the applicant. All applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis. Questions should be directed to Prof. Paulette Clancy (pclancy3 @jhu.edu), Head of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and Dr. Sara More ([email protected]), Director of Gateway Computing Studies in the Department of Computer Science.
Internal Number: A-70503-3
About Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.