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Lecturer Positions in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Position Overview:

LECTURER, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), to serve as a lecturer on Discrete Mathematics, Algorithms, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, or Human-Computer Interaction.   Full-time participation in educational activities during the fall and spring terms and the January Independent Activities Period (IAP).

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions**):

Responsibilities will include interacting with students (e.g., lecturing, leading recitations, staffing labs, holding office hours, and helping with undergraduate advising); creating course content such as lecture materials, problem sets, quizzes, videos, and other on-line materials; and carrying out administrative responsibilities (e.g., locating, hiring, and supervising course staff; record-keeping; and interacting with staff in the department and Registrar's Office).   May participate in the creation / migration of courses onto MIT's internet-based educational platforms, OCW and MITx.   May also participate in departmental committees.

Course assignment will include some of the following and may include other related courses: Introduction to Machine Learning (6.036), Machine Learning (6.867), Introduction to Algorithms (6.006), Design and Analysis of Algorithms (6.046), Mathematics for Computer Science (6.042).   Research opportunities such as co-supervision of undergraduate or master's projects may also arise.

Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • PhD in topical area related to responsibilities.
  • Significant successful teaching experience in related undergraduate courses.
  • A demonstrated interest in educational innovation.

The position will be an academic year appointment. Initial appointment will be for two years, with potential for appointment extensions.

Application required materials (All applicants should provide)

A cover letter speaking to qualifications and preferred course assignments.

  • A teaching statement specifying teaching beliefs and practices.
  • A CV listing educational background, publications, talks, and other applicable experience.
  • Two letters of recommendation from previous teaching experience(s).

Applicants must apply at and MIT Job site

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