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Professor of Practice Position in the School of Computing

The School of Computing at Clemson University invites applicants for a non-tenure-track position beginning January or August 2020 at the level of Professor of Practice. Responsibilities will include teaching (primarily for undergraduate classes), participation in departmental and university committees, and other typical faculty responsibilities, as well as being involved in recruitment and liaison with industry. The potential exists to supervise a senior design course and/or teach an occasional upper-level course in the applicant’s area of expertise.

The school includes 44 faculty, of which 31 are tenured/tenure-track faculty, 8 lecturers, and 750+ undergraduate and 250+ graduate students. The School offers BA and BS degrees in Computer Science, BS in Computer Information Systems, MS in Computer Science, MFA and MS in Digital Production Arts, PhD in Computer Science, and PhD in Human-Centered Computing, and PhD and MS in Biomedical Data Science and Informatics. Degree programs in three locations: Charleston, Greenville and Clemson. It is anticipated that the successful candidate would be based in Charleston.

Clemson is the public land grant institution of South Carolina and is classified in the highest research category by the Carnegie Foundation. Clemson enrolls around 25,000 students, including ~ 5,000 ethnic minorities and 1,500 international students. In Fall 2019, Clemson has about 20,000 undergraduate and 5,000 graduate students. Research and economic development activities are enhanced by public-private partnerships at three innovation campuses and six research and education centers located throughout South Carolina. Clemson University is ranked in the top 30 among national public universities by U.S. News & World Report. We are fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body.

Successful candidates will have earned a graduate degree in computer science or related discipline by the start date. A record of successful teaching experience is preferred.

Applications, including a cover letter, teaching statement, CV and names and contact info for three references, should be submitted through Interfolio at The application deadline is December 1, 2019; however, the position shall remain open until filled.

Clemson University does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, veteran’s status or genetic information. Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.