Lecturer, Computer Science

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Lecturer, Computer Science
Department Computer Science
Location Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Position Type Faculty
Full-time/ Part-time
Full-Time Equivalent (1.0=100%) 1.0
Appointment Term 9 Month
Pay Type Salary Basis
Title of Position Supervisor Department Chair

Position Summary Information

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Description Summary

Michigan Technological University’s Department of Computer Science invites applications for one or more non-tenure track Lecturer positions beginning August 2017 or Spring 2018. Applicants in all fields of Computer Science will be considered. The Department seeks individuals who can teach across the Computer Science curriculum, particularly second and third year Systems courses.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)

• Teach and develop undergraduate courses. The typical teaching load is three courses per semester.
• Assist in curriculum evaluation and development.
• Provide service to the department.
• Apply safety-related knowledge, skills, and practices to everyday work.
• Commit to learning about continuous improvement strategies and applying them to everyday work.

Required Education (minimum requirements)

• M.S. or equivalent in Computer Science or a related field.

Required Experience (minimum requirements)

• Teaching experience in computer science courses.

Desirable Education and/or Experience

ABET experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities (minimum requirements)

• Strong interpersonal skills.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities
Work Environment and/or Physical Demands

The work environment is that of a typical office and/or classroom setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

Required Training and Other Conditions of Employment

Every employee at Michigan Technological University will receive the following 3 required trainings; additional training may be required by the department.
Required University Training:
• Employee Safety Overview
• Anti-harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation Training
• Annual Data Security Training

Other Conditions:
• Offers of employment are contingent upon and not considered finalized until the required background check has been performed and the results received and assessed.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 17035
Posting Type Internal & External Posting
Internal Posting Date 01/30/2017
External Posting Date 01/30/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants (if applicable)

Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with qualifications, experience and appropriate position title. Review of applications will begin immediately and continues until the position is filled. Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, statement of teaching interest, and contact information for three references. Apply at http://www.jobs.mtu.edu/postings/5265

Additional Information

The Department has 19 faculty, 450 undergraduate students in two degree programs (Computer Science and Software Engineering) and 48 M.S. and Ph.D. students. Faculty research interests include architecture, artificial intelligence, compilers, distributed systems, education, embedded and multimedia systems, graphics, human computer interaction, machine learning, mobile computing, software engineering, virtual environments, visualization, security, and wireless networking. The Department is a member of the university’s Alliance for Computing, Information & Automation and participates in several interdisciplinary initiatives, including the Data Science graduate program.

Michigan Technological University is a research university in Houghton, Michigan with 7,100 students and 400 faculty with educational and research programs in computing, engineering, physical and social sciences, forestry, humanities and business. Michigan Tech is located in Michigan’s scenic Upper Peninsula and is surrounded by Lake Superior and nearby forests. The community offers year‐round recreational and cultural opportunities. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Women and under‐represented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. Applications should be submitted online at http://www.jobs.mtu.edu/postings/5265. To learn more about the opportunity, please visit www.mtu.edu/cs/department/employment/faculty‐staff/ or contact the Department Chair, Dr. Min Song, at mins@mtu.edu or (906) 487‐2209.

Michigan Tech is an ADVANCE institution, one of a limited number of universities in receipt of NSF funds in support of our commitment to increase diversity and the participation and advancement of women in STEM.

Michigan Tech is a member of the AGEP network of universities dedicated to increasing the number of underrepresented minorities obtaining graduate degrees in STEM fields.

Michigan Tech acknowledges the importance of supporting dual career partners and retaining a quality workforce. Michigan Tech is committed to offering career exploration advice and assistance whenever feasible and appropriate at the University and in the local community. See www.dual.mtu.edu for additional information.

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/EqualOpportunity Employer, which includes providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Teaching Interests
Optional Documents

In keeping with its responsibilities as an educational institution, Michigan Technological University is committed to a policy of affording equal opportunity to all of its employees, students, applicants for employment, and applicants for admission without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, disabled veteran status, veteran status, or disability. The University is also committed to a policy of educating and employing disabled individuals and veterans without discrimination. These policies are to be implemented with due regard for the relative qualifications of all involved.