The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) seeks qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Director for Undergraduate Studies, with a concurrent Lectureship in Computer Science. The Assistant Director Undergraduate Studies (ADUS), Computer Science will report academically to the Area Chair for Computer Science and administratively to the Executive Dean for Education and Research. The ADUS will work closely with the Directors of Undergraduate Studies (DUS) for Computer Science, the Undergraduate Program Coordinator for Computer Science, as well as with other advisors and Directors at SEAS. We expect the ADUS to actively engage with Computer Science faculty.
Responsibilities include teach or co-teach one undergraduate Computer Science course per semester and join and help lead the Computer Science Undergraduate Advising team with faculty and staff, which includes mentoring and advising undergraduate students and developing materials, initiatives and events to foster a welcoming and inclusive Harvard Computer Science community.
Additional duties and and responsibilities may include the following: Assist with mentorship of relevant computer science clubs, including Women in Computer Science (WiCS), Developers for Development, Hack Harvard and others; assist with curriculum and course development, course planning, and new pedagogical methods; contribute to potential research opportunities such as supervision of undergraduate projects; participate in departmental committees. This position requires a Ph.D. in computer science or a related field.
Candidates must possess a strong commitment to education and mentoring; excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills; the motivation to help a diverse and inclusive Undergraduate Computer Science community at Harvard.
Required application documents include a cover letter, CV, a statement of research interests, and a teaching statement. In addition, we ask for a statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion and belonging, including past, current and anticipated future contributions in these areas. Candidates are also required to submit the names and contact information for at least three and up to five references, and the application is complete only when three letters have been submitted. We invite individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and abilities to be a part of our community.
Through teaching and collaborative research, SEAS discovers, designs and creates novel technologies and approaches to societal challenges – in service to the world, the nation and our community. We bridge disciplines, both within engineering and the applied sciences and beyond, to prepare broadly trained leaders, to advance foundation science, and to achieve translational impact. Our values respect for all, serving the greater good, and welcoming individuals, from diverse backgrounds and perspectives. For more information please visit www.seas.harvard.edu
SEAS is unable to provide Visa sponsorship for this position.
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