Lecturer of Computer Science

Oglethorpe University

United States

February 15, 2022

Description

Lecturer of Computer Science

Job Details

Job Location

Oglethorpe University - Atlanta, GA

Position Type

Full-Time Faculty

Education Level

Doctoral

Job Category

Education

Oglethorpe University seeks applications for its Lecturer of Computer Science position. We view this as a long-term position, with an initial three-year contract and an option for renewal upon favorable review.

Candidates should be comfortable teaching across the spectrum of undergraduate computer science courses, including introduction to programming, data structures, computer organization, software engineering, and object-oriented design group projects. In addition to the lower-division and upper-division courses that support the STEM program at Oglethorpe, Division IX members teach in the Core program through the regular offering of Mathematics and Human Nature, a required course for all undergraduates. The ability to teach courses in mathematics or actuarial science would be welcomed.

Service to the university is required for this position, which likely will primarily be assisting the Division in designing and implementing a computer science major. But it may also take the form of advising students and serving on committees. There is no research expectation.

The hire will have access to professional growth funds for membership dues to professional organizations, travel to regional conferences, purchase of software, and other approved expenditures. Additional funds are available by application to support activities such as speaking at conferences or attending workshops.

About the Division of Mathematics and Computer Science:

The successful candidate will join six faculty as a contributing member of Division IX Mathematics and Computer Science. Division IX strives to provide a collegial, egalitarian, supportive, and healthy work environment. As such, the new candidate can expect that members of Division IX will happily provide mentorship and support (e.g. course materials, guidance on performance reviews, etc.) in the transition to a new work environment, especially Dr. Patterson, our Computer Science program coordinator. Additionally, the new hire will have input into matters concerning Division IX, such as curriculum development, promotion of our disciplines across campus, development of new tracks and related majors, and program assessment.

In addition to the lower and upper-division courses that support the Computer Science Major/Minor and STEM programs at Oglethorpe, Division IX members teach in the Core program through the regular offering of Mathematics and Human Nature - a required course for all undergraduates.

About Oglethorpe University: Oglethorpe University is a small and growing liberal arts institution. Dedication to students and quality teaching are highly valued at Oglethorpe. Our campus is located in the urban environment of Brookhaven, Georgia, with easy access to the cultural offerings of Atlanta and its surrounding cities (e.g. about 15 minutes to the Midtown Arts District via the MARTA rail system).

The university currently enrolls a diverse population of nearly 1,500 students who represent more than 30 states and 30 countries. More than half of Oglethorpes students identify as persons of color and 40 percent are the first in their families to attend college. Candidates from historically excluded groups, whose work furthers the institutions diversity, equity, and inclusion goals, and who bring varied life experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

Oglethorpe is committed to fostering a campus community and intellectual environment that recruits and maintains diverse faculty and staff, promotes a culture of respect for diverse experiences and perspectives, and understands and addresses the role of inequality in shaping our individual and collective identities. We value faculty mentorship and support faculty teaching, research, and development through the Office of the Provost which works closely with the VP of DEI.

Minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. or equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Science Education, or a closely related field. Applicants should also have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as a demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring students of diverse backgrounds. Applications submitted by February 15th will receive full consideration. Applications will be reviewed until an offer is accepted.

A complete application includes the following:

  • Letter of Interest specific to Oglethorpe University
  • The letter should address the pedagogical and research focus of the position, and the applicants commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Curriculum Vita
  • Teaching Portfolio that includes
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Specific class activities and/or assignments that reflect that philosophy
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness (evals, etc.)
  • Other relevant items (optional)
  • At least two letters of reference
  • At least one letter should address the applicants teaching.
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Other relevant items (optional)
  • Direct inquiries to Dr. Brian Patterson, Associate Professor of Computer Science and Search Chair (computerscience@oglethorpe.edu).

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