Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Computer Science
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Position Title Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Computer Science
Job Posting Number 20227NTL
Job Location Round Rock, San Marcos
College College of Science and Engineering
Department/School Computer Science
The Department of Computer Science invites applicants for a Lecturer or Senior
Lecturer position to start as early as January 16, 2022. We are seeking
candidates to teach a variety of courses primarily at the undergraduate level
and participate in institutional service. The position is a nine-month non-
tenure-line faculty appointment. Opportunities exist to augment the academic
year salary by assisting with summer instruction. All positions are subject to
availability of funds.
Successful candidates are expected to do the following:
1. Teach 4 sections of 2 to 3 undergraduate courses per semester,
2. Participate in institutional and professional service, and
3. Exhibit a collaborative attitude that feeds into the culture of
cooperation and teamwork in the Computer Science Department.
This non-tenure-line faculty position is primarily for teaching. Candidates
are not expected to engage in research, external funding, or publications.
The department offers the following degree programs: Bachelor of Science in
computer science, Bachelor of Arts in computer science, Master of Science in
computer science, Master of Arts in computer science, and Doctor of Philosophy
in computer science. The BS degree is ABET accredited.
The department enjoys a friendly atmosphere and is housed in a recently
renovated building equipped with the latest technology. The campus is in the
Texas Hill Country and is only 30 minutes from Austin and 45 minutes from San
Antonio, both of which have international airports and are home to some of the
largest IT companies. The cost of living is very reasonable, and the climate
is good year round.
Master's degree in computer science or a closely related field by the
start of employment.
Evidence of teaching effectiveness in US universities.
Excellent written and oral English communication skills.
For Senior Lecturer rank, at least three years of teaching experience at
the university level.
Ph.D. degree in computer science or a closely related field.
Experience teaching both lower- and upper-level computer science courses.
University service experience.
Industry experience in the field.
Online submission of all application materials is required through the
university's application portal, https: // jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/36158.
To assure full consideration, please submit the following by October 18,
2021 : a cover letter, a curriculum vita, a statement of teaching
philosophy, evidence of teaching experience/evaluation, and three professional
references including names, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers.
As part of our application process, we are requesting contact information for
three (3) professional references. Please provide the names and email
addresses for your references in the Reference Letter section of the
employment application. Upon submission of your application, an automated
email will be generated and sent to your references with instructions on how
to attach the reference letter to your application through a confidential
online portal. Applicants are highly recommended to remind their referees to
respond to the letter request in a timely manner. Letters of recommendation
will be required prior to interviews.
Candidates selected for interviews will be required to provide official
transcripts from all degree granting universities.
Please visit www. cs.txstate.edu/employment/faculty/ for additional information
and to apply.
Type of Position Full-Time
Proposed Start Date Spring 2022 or Fall 202022
Posting Date 09/09/2021
Evaluation of Applications Begins
Full Consideration Date 10/18/2021
Open Until Filled? Yes
Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse
community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those
who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our
diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
If you experience accessibility issues or require alternative formatting
during the application process due to a disability or underlying condition, we
request that you contact Faculty and Academic Resources for assistance at
FacHiringFR@txstate.edu. A representative from Faculty and Academic Resources
will respond to you as soon as is possible.
Record Checks and Verifications
Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of
record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records,
education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment
Eligibility for Employment
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be
required before the hiring process can be completed.
Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any
tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in
university owned or leased vehicles.
Why Work at Texas State?
Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty
members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral
Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university
creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares
its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that
await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.
Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly
work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness,
Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.
Quick Link https: // jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/36158
Special Instructions Summary
Evidence of Teaching Experience/Evaluations
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Unofficial Transcripts (all in one document)
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Do you have a master's degree in computer science or a closely related field by the start of employment?
Yes, I have a master's degree in computer science or a closely related field.
Yes, anticipated completion of a master's degree in computer science or a closely related field prior to start date.
What are your research areas?
(Open Ended Question)
How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Diverse Issues in Higher Education
Texas Workforce Commission-Work in Texas
Colleague, friend, and/or personal referral
Other (Please Specify in follow up question below)
Please Specify: (enter "NA" if not applicable)
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