Visiting Lecturer - Computer Science

Lowell, MA
Jun 27, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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University of Massachusetts Lowell

Title of Position Being Posted
Visiting Lecturer - Computer Science

Computer Science

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Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled

For Open until Filled positions, initial review of applications will begin:

Position Status:
Job Opening

Anticipated Hiring Range:
Salary commensurate with experience

General Summary of Position:
The Computer Science Department at UMass Lowell invites applications for two NTT Visiting Lecturers to start in September 2017. The appointments are renewable annually, 2-years initially.

Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in Computer Science or a closely related discipline at the time of appointment.

Primary responsibilities are to provide high quality teaching and service to the department.
Responsibilities will consist of teaching existing courses at the undergraduate level. 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.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell, located about 25 miles northwest of Boston in the high-tech corridor of Massachusetts, is a tier-1 research university with a national reputation in science, engineering and technology.

The Computer Science department has 16 tenured and tenure-track faculty and three full-time lecturers, serving 700+ BS students, 140 MS students, and 94 PhD students. It also offers bioinformatics options at all levels, a robotics minor, and a PhD in computational mathematics, as well as an MS in IT and a BS in IT online programs.
The Computer Science faculty has received approximately $6M in the last two years in external research funding from NSF, DOD, NIH, and corporations. The department has six NSF CAREER Award recipients. More information about the department can be found at

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.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):
-An earned doctorate in Computer Science or a closely related discipline (Must have earned doctorate by the time of appointment, September 2017)
-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

Other Considerations:
-Demonstrated excellence teaching at the Undergraduate level

Required Applicant Documents:
Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Other Document 1

Optional Applicant Documents:
Teaching Evaluations

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Three letters of reference will be required (Email addresses of three referees will be required during the on-line application process)

Required, Other Document 1: Please attach a Teaching Statement

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

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The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.


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