Department of Computer Science

Non–Tenure Track Faculty

Senior Lecturer

The Department of Computer Science at the Illinois Institute of Technology invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track Senior Lecturer position specializing in cybersecurity, beginning August 2021. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate courses in cybersecurity and general computer science, both for majors and for non-majors. The successful candidate will also be expected to assist in the development of our cybersecurity degree programs, including the creation of new courses and instructional materials in the area.


Candidates should have a PhD in Computer Science or a closely related field, with demonstrated knowledge of cybersecurity research and practice. The successful candidate will also demonstrate experience teaching and developing instructional materials in computer science and specifically in cybersecurity. We seek an individual who has a genuine interest in teaching and curriculum development.

Illinois Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers, abide by all applicable provisions of federal, state and local law. Illinois Tech does not discriminate in their employment policies and practices on the basis of race, color, religion except where religion is a Bona Fide Occupational Qualification for the job, national origin or ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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Part-Time Adjunct Faculty

Chicago's only tech–focused university is accepting applications for part-time adjunct faculty in Computer Science starting in Fall 2021. Highly qualified candidates from all relevant areas of computer science will be considered. 

Applicants for part-time adjunct faculty positions must have an M.S. or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science or a closely related field. Candidates in all areas of the field will be considered.

Commitment to excellence in teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels is expected. The ability and willingness to develop and offer courses in cutting-edge areas of computer science, particularly artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and machine learning, is a plus, as is industry experience in software and technology development. Areas needed include, but are not limited to, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, data science, machine learning, object-oriented programming, and software engineering.

The Department of Computer Science at the Illinois Institute of Technology offers bachelor’s, master’s, and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science, as well as bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Artificial Intelligence, a master’s degree in Cybersecurity, and interdisciplinary master’s degrees in Data Science and in Computational Decision Science and Operations Research.

The department is in a significant growth phase, with multiple faculty hires per year expected for at least the next few years. It is also launching diverse new interdisciplinary research and education programs, and has strong growing partnerships with Chicago’s burgeoning tech community. Illinois Institute of Technology, a private, technology-focused research university, is located just 10 minutes from downtown Chicago. The university has recently completed a successful capital campaign that led to the creation of multiple endowed positions, increased scholarship funding, and the new Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship.

In addition to its rigorous research and education programs, Illinois Tech has a long history of strong partnerships and collaborations with local companies, government labs, and nonprofits. The University Technology Park on campus is home to many startups who benefit from close collaboration with faculty and students.

Illinois Institute of Technology is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer committed to enhancing equity, inclusion and diversity within its community. It actively seeks applications from all individuals regardless of race, color, sex, marital status, religion, creed, national origin, disability, age, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity and expression. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment.

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