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Lecturer Positions in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

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POSITION DESCRIPTION

Lecturer in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science with a focus on Discrete Mathematics, Algorithms, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, or Human-Computer Interaction. Specific duties are outlined below:

  • Full-time participation in educational activities during the academic terms (Fall, Independent Activities Period, and Spring) including:
    • Interacting with students, e.g. by lecturing, leading recitations, or staffing lab and office hours.
    • Creating content, such as lecture materials, problem sets, quizzes, videos, and other on-line materials.
    • Carrying out administrative responsibilities, such as locating, hiring, supervising course staff, record-keeping, and interacting with Department and Registrar.
    • Possibly participating in the creation/migration of courses onto OCW and/or MITx.
  • Course assignment will include some of the following courses 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)
    • Artificial Intelligence (6.034)
    • User Interface Design and Implementation (6.813)
  • Research opportunities might arise, such as co-supervision of undergraduate or masters projects.
Qualifications:
  • PhD in topical area related to responsibilities.
  • Significant successful teaching experience in related undergraduate courses.
  • A demonstrated interest in educational innovation.
Appointment Details:
  • The position will be an academic year appointment.
  • Initial appointment will be for two years, with potential for appointment extensions.
Application 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).
Position start date could be as soon as September 1 2020 though can be negotiated. Applicants must apply at https://faculty-searches.mit.edu/eecs_lect/register.tcl and MIT Job site https://hr.mit.edu/careers. Please contact Irene Huang, ireneh79@mit.edu, with questions regarding this position.

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