Washington University in St. Louis, Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Position ID:WUSTL-CSE-CSETEACH [#19945]
Position Title: Open Lecturer Position
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Saint Louis, Missouri 63130, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Appl Deadline:2021/12/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/10/06)
Position Description:   URMs  

Open Lecturer Position

The Department of Computer Science & Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis invites applicants for the position of Lecturer (1 year engagement, renewable) or, for highly experienced candidates, Senior Lecturer (3+ year engagement, renewable after the first year). Of particular interest are candidates with expertise and teaching interests in either of the following two areas:

  • Data science and its applications
  • Cyberphysical systems and security
This position is part of the school’s recently created teaching track, which strives to provide competitive, long-term career paths in support of the school’s teaching mission.  As a teaching faculty you will play a key role in maintaining the school's global reputation for high quality education.  The expected start date is Fall 2022, i.e., on or before September 1st, 2022.  

Duties include:
  • Develop, assess, and improve courses.
  • Enhance teaching and learning methods.
  • Contribute to curricular improvements.
  • Participate in service to the department and school.
  • Continue professional development in the discipline.
Required qualifications:  
  • Graduate work in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Security, Electrical Engineering, or related discipline.  A doctorate is preferred, but Master's degrees may be considered for candidates with strong professional and teaching records.
  • Excellence in written and oral communication.
  • A passion for teaching and continual improvement of one's teaching practice.
  • Ability to work with diverse constituencies and staff.
In addition, the following are desired:
  • Teaching experience in a university or 4-year college.
  • Experience with curriculum and course development.
  • Experience with instructional innovation and online education.
  • Involvement in relevant professional organizations and communities.
Qualified applicants should submit the following materials here, through Academic Jobs Online.  Questions related to the search can be sent to recruiting@cse.wustl.edu.  Applications received before December 15, 2021, will be given full consideration.
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Teaching statement (and prior teaching evaluations when applicable)
  • Diversity statement
  • Contact information of at least three references
About us: Washington University’s McKelvey School of Engineering is ranked among US News & World Report's top 50 Engineering Schools. The school's Department of Computer Science & Engineering conducts high-impact research and trains future researchers, engineers, and educators in both the fundamental properties of computing systems and how computation can benefit other disciplines. From its origin in 1965 as the Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, the department has paved the way for computer science departments, awarding the first computer science doctorate in the United States.

Diversity and Inclusion are core values at Washington University, and the strong candidate will demonstrate the ability to create inclusive classrooms and environments in which a diverse array of students can learn and thrive. An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans, and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
Further Info:
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
Washington University in St. Louis
One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

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