Lecturer - Computer Science

Boone, North Carolina
May 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Computer Science at Appalachian State University invites applications for a lecturer position to begin in August 2017. Lecturer positions are 9-month appointments, renewable annually. Qualifications for this lecturer position include a MS or PhD degree in Computer Science. Candidates with a PhD degree are preferred and could be considered for future tenure-track positions. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate computer science courses (typically a 4-course load per semester).

The Department of Computer Science at Appalachian State University has 11 tenure track faculty members and 2 lecturers.  The department offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Computer Science.  The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET and serves over 400 students.

Appalachian State University is a member institution of the seventeen-campus University of North Carolina. Located in Boone, North Carolina, the university has over 18,000 students, primarily in bachelor’s and master’s programs in both liberal arts and applied fields. Additional information about the Department of Computer Science, the university, and the surrounding area can be found at www.appstate.edu.

Applicants must send: 1) brief statements on teaching, research, and interest/qualifications for this position, 2) a copy of their graduate transcript, 3) a curriculum vita, and 4) names and contact information for three references. All application material should be sent by e-mail to Dr. C. Ray Russell, russellcr@appstate.edu in a single PDF file attachment or by mail to the CS Search Committee, Department of Computer Science, Anne Belk Hall, Boone, NC 28608.  The initial review of complete applications will begin on May 22, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting Dr. C. Ray Russell, Chair of the Search Committee, (email: russellcr@appstate.edu). Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.