Institute of Technology, University of Washington Tacoma

Position ID:UWT-Institute of Technology-FTLCES [#3912, AA3738]
Position Title: Full-time Lecturer for the Computer Engineering and Systems Program
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Tacoma, Washington 98402, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computer Engineering
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2014/02/25, finished 2014/07/18, listed until 2014/09/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Institute of Technology at the University of Washington Tacoma has been undergoing unprecedented growth due to the high demand for its programs. We are seeking a highly motivated, full-time lecturer for its Computer Engineering and Systems program. This position requires a Master’s degree or higher or foreign equivalent in Computer Engineering or a closely related field. Commitment to high-quality teaching and excellent communication skills are also required. This is a 9-month renewable position with appointment terms of 1-5 years and begins on September 16, 2014. Candidates with experience in the industry, especially with embedded systems design are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have demonstrated capabilities teaching embedded and real-time systems, digital system design, or VLSI design. We seek individuals who have a balance of hardware and software teaching experience (MATLAB, Verilog, VHDL, C/C++). Currently the emphasis of the program is on embedded systems; however we anticipate developing additional tracks in the near future to accommodate the breadth of demand for our graduates. The University of Washington Tacoma, one of three UW campuses, is an urban undergraduate and graduate level campus that is changing the face of its region economically, culturally, and architecturally. The Institute of Technology was created in 2001 by a public/private partnership to address the critical industry demand for baccalaureate and master’s level computing and engineering professionals. The Institute has three undergraduate degree programs, Computer Engineering and Systems (CES), Computer Science and Systems (CSS), and Information Technology and Systems (ITS), a graduate degree in Computer Science and a professional master’s degree in Cybersecurity and Leadership. Please see for more details. Applicants should include (1) a cover letter describing academic qualifications and professional experiences and how they specifically relate to the Computer Engineering and Systems curriculum, and previous activities mentoring minorities and/or advancing minorities, women, or members of other under-represented groups, (2) a description of teaching philosophy (including a list of courses the candidate is qualified to teach, refer to, (3) evidence of teaching effectiveness (4) a curriculum vitae, and (5) contact information for three references. Applications should be submitted electronically to Applicants are strongly encouraged to complete the Equal Employment Opportunity questionnaire that is linked to the confirmation email. This information will not be shared with the search committee. Screening of credentials will begin March 10, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is September 16, 2014. For additional information, contact Dr. George Mobus at or by phone at (253) 692-5894. The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, racial/ethnic minority group members, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. UW Tacoma faculty engage in teaching, research, and service and generally participate in lower-division, upper-division, and graduate instruction.

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Further Info:
1900 Commerce Street
Box 358426
Tacoma, WA 98402

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