Assistant Professor of Practice Computer Science and Engineering

Position Information

Position Information

Working TitleAssistant Professor of Practice Computer Science and EngineeringDepartmentComputer Science & Engineering-1081Requisition NumberF_190121Posting Open Date09/03/2019Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)10/04/2019Posting Close DateOpen Until FilledYesDescription of Work

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Practice position. This is a non-tenure track 9-month faculty appointment (paid over 12 months). The UNL College of Engineering is undergoing an exciting period of significant growth and anticipates hiring several new faculty members.

This position is focused on the field of Software Engineering and requires experience in introductory level teaching in software engineering, computer science, and/or computer engineering. The successful candidate for this position will join the faculty for the new Bachelor of Software Engineering degree at UNL. They will work with existing faculty to deliver, assess and refine our novel approach to software engineering education as well as deliver advanced-topic and capstone courses.

The Assistant Professor of Practice is a three-year renewable position, eligible for benefits. Such appointments are intended for instructors who are dedicated to becoming leaders in educational innovation and curriculum development, educational reform, and pedagogy.

Minimum Required Qualifications

The successful candidate must have a master’s degree in software engineering, computer science, computer engineering or a related field. Candidates must have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and previous effective teaching experience (as evidenced by evaluations and demonstrated support of academic programs and student success) in introductory level teaching in software engineering, computer science, and/or computer engineering. Strong oral presentation and communication skills are required.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred candidates will have experience teaching software engineering courses at the post-secondary level as well as recent relevant industry experience.

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Click “Apply to this Job” and complete the faculty form. Attach 1) a single-page cover letter explaining your interest in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) teaching and diversity statements and 4) a list of at least three references. Note, please combine teaching and diversity statements into a single pdf document and attach as “Other Document.” For more information on the requested candidate statements, please visit

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