Computer Science Instructor for the Partnership Program with Western Colorado University
The Department of Computer Science in the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a full-time Instructor position for CU’s Partnership Program with Western Colorado University to offer a CU computer science degree. This unique position will support the Department of Computer Science and fulfillment of the department’s educational mission through teaching Computer Science courses initially on the CU Boulder campus for one semester (Spring 2021) and then permanently at Western Colorado University in Gunnison, Colorado starting in the Summer of 2021. The person hired into this position will be CU Boulder faculty but will be living and teaching in Gunnison, Colorado to help build and deliver the CU portion of the Partnership Program.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Who We Are
Founded in 1970, the Department of Computer Science at CU Boulder is focused on real-world, interdisciplinary experiences for our students. Our researchers are making advances in computer science today that will change the world tomorrow. Via the Partnership Program, the department is now helping CU to support higher education across the state of Colorado.
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to high-quality undergraduate education. We are particularly interested in candidates with a background in the areas of algorithms, databases, software engineering, machine learning, or programming languages. Candidates should highlight their experience in these areas. Instructors are responsible for teaching 4-5 courses a year, mentoring undergraduate students, helping to implement and grow the partnership program at Western Colorado University by working with the Director of the Partnership Program and contributing to a good collaboration and community between the CU Boulder Computer Science department and the Computer Science department at Western Colorado University, and providing oversight and input to the undergraduate curriculum of the Partnership Program.
What You Should Know
This is a non-tenure track appointment; the successful candidate will likely be appointed as an Instructor on the Computer Science faculty although appointment as a Senior Instructor is possible depending on experience and qualifications. The position will report to the Chair of the Department of Computer Science in collaboration with the Director of the Partnership Program at Western Colorado University.
What We Can Offer
We can offer a competitive salary in the range of $65,000 - $75,000 commensurate with experience.
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits , including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder .
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What We Require
Master’s degree in Computer Science or a closely related field.
To apply, please submit the following materials:
- Cover Letter
- List of contact information for 3 references (used for phone
- During the application process you will also need to enter contact information for three references who will be contacted to provide letters of recommendation and additional materials, if needed, as the search progresses.
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs .
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