Lecturer of Computer Science
The University of Mary Washington invites applications for a lecturer of computer science to begin August 16, 2023. Our close-knit team of nine faculty specializes in working with eager undergraduate students in small classes and in one-on-one mentoring settings. Professors get the opportunity to teach a variety of computer science subjects and also to work hands-on with selected students on research projects of their choosing. We encourage innovative pedagogy, place value on research in computer science education, and foster a teamwork approach to teaching. The normal teaching load is three sections per semester in small classes. Instructors will be expected to engage in professional development and perform service in support of the students, the program, and the institution.
The candidate must have earned a master’s degree in computer science or a closely related field. Additional required qualifications are commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level and the ability to teach a variety of computer science topics. Highly-qualified candidates will be able to demonstrate dedication to effective teaching and high-impact learning in an inclusive environment that embraces diverse talents and backgrounds. In addition, highly-qualified candidates will demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills and interest in working one-on-one with interested students.
UMW is a public liberal arts and sciences university dedicated to effective teaching and the integration of undergraduate students in research. The department has undergone an expansion thanks to new resources provided by the Commonwealth of Virginia. Our home in Farmer Hall will be newly renovated with updated classrooms, labs and student lounge. Recently recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education, UMW is centrally located between Washington, DC and Richmond, VA, in close proximity to many government labs and private contractors offering opportunities for collaborative research and student internship opportunities.
For additional information and to apply for this position, please visit https://careers.umw.edu. Candidates are required to complete a Commonwealth of Virginia application and are also asked to electronically submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and the contact information for three references. Candidates may choose to submit evidence of effective teaching (i.e., a sample syllabus, course evaluations, or teaching awards).
The preferred deadline for applications is December 31, 2022. The University of Mary Washington accepts only completed online applications. Faxed, mailed, or e-mailed applications will not be considered.