Lecturer, Computer Science (2214-254)

University Of Montana Missoula , MT 59801

Posted 1 week ago

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 2019. The department offers undergraduate and masters degrees, with an enrollment of over 200 undergraduate students, and is the fastest-growing department at the University.

Qualifications for a successful applicant:

  • Master's degree in computer science or a closely related field, or sufficient professional experience;
  • passion for teaching;
  • excellent communication skills.

Also desired:

  • 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, summer programs, 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.

How to Apply: Priority Application Date: April 8, 2019

Review of applications will begin after the date above and continue until the position is filled.

To receive full consideration, candidates are required to submit the following materials online at https://umjobs.silkroad.com:

  • Letter of application

  • Complete curriculum vitae

  • Prior teaching evaluations (if available)

  • Three references (3) - names and contact information

  • Official transcripts may be requested after application

Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to Offer of Employment. In accordance with University policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran's Preference

  • Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. For example, this material is available in alternative format upon request. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may request veterans' or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. References - *References not listed on the application materials may be contacted; notice may be provided to the applicant. Testing

  • Individual hiring departments at UM-M may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions. Employment Eligibility

  • All New Employees must be eligible and show employment eligibility verification by the first date of employment at UM, as legally required (e.g., Form I-9).

Need additional help? Check out our UM Jobs FAQ website.


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