Lecturer - Computer Science
University of Montana
The Department of Computer Science at the University of Montana invites applications for a non-tenure track full-time lecturer position, to begin in August 2017. The department offers undergraduate and masters degrees, with an enrollment of over 200 undergraduate students, and is the fastest-growing department in the University.
Qualifications for a successful applicant:
- Master's degree in computer science or a closely related field;
- passion for teaching;
- excellent communication skills.
- recent industry experience;
- demonstrated commitment to educational improvement through participating in teaching conferences and/or recent course development at the college level.
Responsibilities: Teaching all levels of undergraduate computer science courses. The typical load is 3 (three) three-credit courses per semester with an additional service assignment. Courses might include: introduction to programming, data structures, web programming, computers and ethics, and software engineering. Service may include duties such as advising student clubs, student recruitment, and facilitating internships.
Location: Few universities offer a setting with such spectacular beauty and recreational resources. Missoula, a city of more than 70,000, was recently ranked among the top 10 college towns by the American Institute for Economic Research. It is surrounded by mountains and supports vibrant outdoor lifestyle year round. Missoula is within easy driving distance of Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks, as well as innumerable national wilderness areas. Skiing, fishing, hunting, river-running, and backpacking are all easily accessible.
Application Procedure: To apply, send a letter of application, a complete curriculum vitae, prior teaching evaluations (if available), and the names and contact information for three references. Official transcripts may be requested after application. Applications should be e-mailed to Robyn Berg, Assistant to the Chair: email@example.com. Applications received by Jan 15 1, 2017 will be given priority consideration.
The University of Montana is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, Vietnam era veterans, and persons with disabilities. Position eligible for veteran's preference in accordance with State law. This position announcement can be made available in alternative formats upon request.