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Lecturer, Computer Science (NTE)

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Position Details

Position Information

Title Lecturer, Computer Science (NTE)
Department Computer Science (0412)
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

The Department of Computer Science is seeking an individual to teach
undergraduate computer science courses. As of Fall 2015, the Department of Computer Science at the University of Arizona will have 22 faculty members, including three senior lecturers and two junior lecturers. The Department has a long history of research accomplishment, influential software distribution, and
excellent undergraduate and graduate instruction. Current research and teaching areas span most core areas of Computer Science.

This is a non-tenure eligible position.

The university is located in Tucson, a valley with desert landscape surrounded by mountain ranges. Tucson boasts a warm climate, 350 sunny days per year, with ample opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, caving, and rock climbing.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been recognized on Forbes 2015 list of America’s Best Employers in the United States and has been awarded the 2015 Work-Life Seal of Distinction by the Alliance for Work-Life Progress! For more information about working at the University of Arizona, please click here.

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At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff, and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Teach undergraduate computer science courses during the academic year. The nominal teaching load is 5 courses per year, however factors such as class size are taken into account when determining individual teaching assignments.
  • Manage graduate TAs and undergraduate preceptors who assist with courses.
  • Serve on departmental committees as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications
  • MS in Computer Science or closely related discipline.
Preferred Qualifications
  • PhD in Computer Science or related field
  • Teaching experience, especially large- enrollment classes
FLSA Exempt
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job Category Faculty
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay DOE
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number A21194
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

David Lowenthal
dkl1@email.arizona.edu

Open Date 10/04/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 10/14/2016
Special Instructions to Applicant
Diversity Statement
Quick Link for Internal Postings http://uacareers.com/postings/13965

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Can you perform the essential functions (job duties) of this position with or without accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • ArizonaDiversity.com
    • Careerbuilder.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HigherEdsJobs.com
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  3. * Do you have an MS in Computer Science or closely related discipline?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents