Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Computer Science

Texas State University San Marcos

United States

October 18, 2021


Posting Information 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 Position Description

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.

Required Qualifications

  • 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.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • 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.
  • Application Procedures

    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 2022 Posting Date 09/09/2021 Evaluation of Applications Begins Full Consideration Date 10/18/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled? Yes EEO/AA Statement

    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.

    Reasonable Accommodation

    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 verifications.

    Eligibility for Employment

    Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.

    Tobacco-Free Campus

    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

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Evidence of Teaching Experience/Evaluations
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Optional Documents

  • Unofficial Transcripts (all in one document)
  • DD 214/DD1300
  • Veteran's Preference
  • Supplemental Questions

    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.
  • No.
  • What are your research areas?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • InsideHigherEd.com
  • HigherEdJobs.com
  • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
  • InsightintoDiversity.com
  • 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)
  • (Open Ended Question)

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