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Part Time Lecturer-Computer Information Sciences

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Job no: 518579
Work type: Faculty Part Time/Adjunct
Categories: Faculty

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS DARTMOUTH

Part-Time Lecturer Position in Computer and Information Science

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth invites applications for a part-time lecturer position in the Department of Computer and Information Science (https://www.umassd.edu/engineering/cis/) beginning in September 2023. The department is particularly interested in candidates with experience teaching required graduate courses and graduate electives in data science. The candidates are expected to enhance and support university’s initiatives in data science within the department, the College of Engineering (https://www.umassd.edu/engineering/) and the College of Arts & Sciences (https://www.umassd.edu/cas/).

The College of Engineering is comprised of six departments: Bioengineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer and Information Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Physics. We offer 8 undergraduate degree programs, 8 concentrations, 11 graduate programs, and 7 accelerated BS-MS programs that serve more than 1,100 undergraduate and 300 graduate students. Our goals are to prepare graduates to meet 21st-century technological challenges and improve the well-being of society; create new knowledge in engineering, technology, and computer science; and engage and develop students to become leaders in their fields through service and scholarship.

Duties

It is expected the successful candidate will be an engaging and effective teacher with a strong commitment to student learning and success. Responsibilities include teaching graduate data science course in the data science program; collaborating with faculty to enhance the data science curriculum; fostering interdisciplinary collaborations; and engaging in college and university diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have earned a Master’s degree in computer science, data science, or a closely related field, at the time of appointment, have experience with teaching at the college level, possess excellent communication skills, demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching excellence as well as diversity and inclusion, and be authorized to work in the US on a full-time basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Strong candidates will have a PhD degree in computer science, data science or closely-related field, documented success in teaching at the college level, experience with both classroom and online modes of instruction, and research and development experience in the area of data science or related fields. We are especially interested in receiving qualified applications from minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Application Process

Qualified applicants are invited to submit electronically a letter of interest, detailed curriculum vitae, concise statements on teaching interests and philosophy, and contact information for at least three professional references. Employment is contingent upon verification of background/credentials and work authorization. Screening of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Apply online at http://www.umassd.edu/hr/employmentopportunities/.

More information about the Computer and Information Science Department can be found at https://www.umassd.edu/engineering/cis/

UMass Dartmouth is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Title IX Employer.

The University of Massachusetts reserves the right to conduct background checks on potential employees.

Applicants must be authorized for employment in the U.S. on a full time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship not available.

Important Notice!

UMass Dartmouth requires COVID-19 vaccinations for all faculty, staff, and students who wish to work, live, learn or physically come to campus. Read More.

To apply please submit a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for three professional references.

The review of applications will be ongoing.

Advertised: 13 Apr 2023 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:

Organization

Located on the Massachusetts south coast, only a short drive from Cape Cod, Providence and Boston, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has been ranked among the top northern public universities by U.S. News and World Report. The quality of life on the south coast of Massachusetts is rich with cultural attractions, beautifully preserved and restored historic districts, museums, live theatre and an excellent educational system. Recreational opportunities include boating, beaches, rivers, golf courses, camping grounds, beautiful state parks, waterfront parks and a new zoo.

UMass Dartmouth offers a broad range of baccalaureate and graduate degrees vital to the economic, social and cultural wellbeing of the region. It has an enrollment of over 9,200 students in over 40 undergraduate and 36 graduate programs (including 11 at the Ph.D. level) offered by the College of Arts and Sciences, the Charlton College of Business, the College of Engineering, the College of Nursing, the College of Visual and Performing Arts and the School for Marine Science and Technology. The main campus was designed by the eminent architect Paul Rudolf and is located on 710 acres in North Dartmouth. Other university sites include theCenter for Marine Science and Technology on the waterfront in New Bedford, the Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Center in Fall River and the Star Store Center for the Arts in New Bedford. 

While retaining its commitment to excellence in undergraduate education, UMass Dartmouth has increased dramatically its research and outreach activities during the past ten years. R&D spending has increased in the last five years from $20.1 million to $25.6 million and the university has established centers in Policy Studies, Portuguese Studies & Culture, Business Research, Marine Science &Technology and Indic Studies to significantly expand its research and public service activities in ways that meet regional needs but have global impact.

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