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Lecturer (ntt) - Computer Science

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Company: University of Massachusetts Lowell

Location: Lowell, MA

Date Posted: November 6, 2013

Source: University of Massachusetts Lowell

The Computer Science Department at the University of Massachusetts Lowell invites applications for two full-time, non-tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Lecturer to start in January 2014. Primary responsibilities are to provide high quality teaching and service to the department. In addition, the department is specifically looking for a candidate with the experience to lead its application for ABET accreditation. This position is renewable annually, potentially leading to an appointment as Senior Lecturer following six consecutive years of outstanding performance evaluations.

UMass Lowell is located about 25 miles northwest of Boston in the high-tech corridor of Massachusetts. The Computer Science department has 18 tenured and tenure-track faculty, and 2 non-tenure-track lecturers, serving about 400 BS students, 100 MS students, and 75 PhD students. It also offers bioinformatics options at all levels, a robotics minor, and a PhD in computational mathematics.

The Computer Science faculty received approximately $6M in the ...

The Computer Science Department at the University of Massachusetts Lowell invites applications for two full-time, non-tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Lecturer to start in January 2014. Primary responsibilities are to provide high quality teaching and service to the department. In addition, the department is specifically looking for a candidate with the experience to lead its application for ABET accreditation. This position is renewable annually, potentially leading to an appointment as Senior Lecturer following six consecutive years of outstanding performance evaluations.

UMass Lowell is located about 25 miles northwest of Boston in the high-tech corridor of Massachusetts. The Computer Science department has 18 tenured and tenure-track faculty, and 2 non-tenure-track lecturers, serving about 400 BS students, 100 MS students, and 75 PhD students. It also offers bioinformatics options at all levels, a robotics minor, and a PhD in computational mathematics.

The Computer Science faculty received approximately $6M in the last two years in external research funding from the NSF, DOD, NIH, and corporations. The department has five NSF CAREER Award Recipients. More information about the department can be found at www.cs.uml.edu.

Responsibilities will consist primarily of teaching existing courses at the undergraduate level and leading the department's application for ABET accreditation. The successful candidate would also be involved in advising undergraduate students, service and outreach activities, and actively participating in continuing efforts to improve the department's educational mission. Examples of courses that candidates are expected to teach include: Computing I (introduction to computing in C), Computing II (data structures in C), Computing III (object orientation in C++), and other undergraduate courses.

Women and under-represented minorities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

-An earned doctorate in Computer Science or a closely related discipline (Must have earned doctorate by the time of appointment, January 2014)
-At least one semester teaching experience required at the time of application (may include experience as a Teaching Assistant) at the undergraduate level
-The ability to work effectively with diverse groups

-Names and email addresses of three references will be required during the application process.
-Reference letters should be received by December 2, 2013 for full consideration of your application.

-Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.

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