Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Principal Lecturer

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The computer science department is looking to hire an instructional faculty member who will work with our bright and amazing students. We seek candidates at all experience levels to join our vibrant department.

Responsibilities: During each fall and spring semester, the lecturer will teach at most three sections on topics relating to introductory and advanced programming, computer systems, computer algorithms, data science, and other topics which intersect with UMD’s CMSC curriculum. The lecturer will also participate in non-teaching activities, such as in the development or enhancement of curriculum, research, advising, and mentoring. Opportunities for summer and winter teaching for additional pay will also be available.

Minimum Qualifications: An M.S. degree is required and either the B.S. or M.S. degree must be in Computer Science. In-depth knowledge of and proficiency teaching Java, C, and Linux/Unix is a must. Knowledge of dynamic languages such as Ruby or Python, functional languages such as Haskell or OCaml, and web programming languages such as Javascript is a plus. A solid basis in theoretical computer science, notably discrete math and algorithms, is preferred. Those candidates with a PhD, and a willingness to teach advanced upper-level courses in the candidate’s area of specialization, will be strongly favored.

Application Process: Interested candidates should apply on-line at https://ejobs.umd.edu in order to receive consideration. Search under Faculty position #44331221. Applicants are strongly encouraged to have complete versions of their materials – including a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a list of references, a listing of recently taught courses and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., teaching evaluations, teaching awards) uploaded as supplemental document 1, and a cover letter highlighting the specific strengths of the candidate with respect to this position – uploaded by April 30, 2021. For any information or questions please email instructor-search [-at-] cs [dot] umd [dot] edu.

The Department of Computer Science has been consistently ranked among the top 15 nationally. We have over 55 full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty in a wide variety of research areas, 14 lecturers, approximately 3,600 undergraduate majors and over 250 doctoral students drawn from top international undergraduate programs. Information regarding the department can be found at our web site: http://www.cs.umd.edu