Senior Lecturer in Computer Science #20180045FAC

San Marcos, Texas
Sep 05, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Title: Senior Lecturer in Computer Science

Job Posting Number: 20180045FAC

Job Locations: Round Rock and San Marcos

College of Science and Engineering

Department of Computer Science

Position Description: Applications are invited for a Senior Lecturer position in the Department of Computer Science with an employment starting date of Spring 2018. We are seeking candidates to teach a variety of courses primarily at the undergraduate level and serve at the department, college, and university levels. This position is a non-tenure-line, nine-month faculty position having a contract term not to exceed five years, subject to annual reappointment review, and renewable upon expiration of the initial term.

As a non-tenure line faculty member, the candidate is not expected to engage in research, external funding, or publications. However, collaborative participation with colleagues in such activities as well as service, curriculum initiatives, and conducting learning outcomes assessment, can be considered in the annual evaluation.
The department offers the following degree programs: Bachelor of Science in computer science, Bachelor of Arts in computer science, Master of Science in computer science, Master of Arts in computer science, Master of Science in software engineering, and Doctor of Philosophy in computer science. The BS degree is ABET accredited. The Ph.D. program is the first in Texas to combine the application of computer science practice and theory with entrepreneurial and commercialization skills to prepare students to navigate multiple career environments.

The strong and young department is steadily growing the quality and quantity of education and research. With a wide range of courses and research opportunities offered by a talented faculty, the department strives for an exceptional student experience while applying the highest forms of scholarship. Enrollment has more than doubled in six years. Three students were IBM Mainframe Contest top winners; several graduate students won Graduate Research Fellowship awards from the NSF; and one student received the CRA outstanding undergraduate researcher award.

The department enjoys a friendly atmosphere and is housed in a newly renovated building equipped with the latest technology. The beautiful campus is located in the Texas Hill Country yet is only 45 minutes from Austin and San Antonio, both of which have international airports and are home to some of the largest IT companies. The cost of living is very reasonable, and the climate is good year around.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must have a graduate degree, master’s or doctoral, in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related field by the start of employment. Applicants should have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching in higher education, as well as have effective oral and written communication.

Preferred Qualifications

Current higher education teaching experience and service experience are preferred. Industry experience in the field is also a plus.

Application Procedures

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. On-line submission of all application materials is required. Please visit for additional information and to apply. All required documents must be uploaded, including a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching, evidence of teaching experience/evaluation, and a list of at least three references with email and postal addresses plus telephone numbers.

Once selected for an on-campus interview, an automated email will be generated and sent to your references with instructions on how to attach the reference letter to your application through a confidential online portal.

Candidates selected for interview will be required to provide transcripts from all degree granting universities.

Proposed Start Date: Spring 2018

Open Until Filled? Yes

Review Date: 10/15/2017


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