Lecturer/Senior Lecturer Position

Auburn University
Alabama, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Nov 12, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering (CSSE) at Auburn University invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track faculty lecturer or senior lecturer position to begin in spring 2021 or later, for its online Bachelor of Computer Science program (https://csonline.eng.auburn.edu/). A successful candidate must possess a master's degree or higher in computer science, software engineering, or a closely related field from an ABET accredited institution prior to the date of appointment. Candidates with (or close to earning) a PhD and who have teaching and/or industrial experience will be preferred. Salary and level will be commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience. We encourage candidates from all areas of computer science and software engineering to apply. Excellent communication skills are required.

The typical teaching load will be two 3-credit-hour online courses per 8-week online term (4 terms per academic year). This is a 9-month appointment with the expectation of teaching during the summer term for additional compensation. Application link: https://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/4210.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts and names (names only, letters not required at application time) of one to three references at the application link above. Submission of teaching evaluations is optional but encouraged. The review process is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled.

The department currently has 25 full-time tenure-track and seven teaching-track faculty members, who support strong undergraduate (Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Software Engineering, and BS in Computer Science) and graduate programs (MS in CSSE, MS in Cybersecurity Engineering, MS in Data Science & Engineering, and PhD in CSSE). Current student enrollment is over 1200 undergraduate and over 200 graduate students. While teaching faculty are not required to engage in research, the department encourages research and can support activities such as involving undergraduates in research and conference attendance. There is also opportunity for candidates with master’s degrees to pursue the PhD degree on a part-time basis. More information about the department is available at http://www.eng.auburn.edu/csse/.

CSSE is the highest ranked computer science department in Alabama, fifth among SEC schools, and among the top 100 departments in the nation according to the latest rankings from U.S. News and World Report. Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier public land, sea, and space-grant institutions. Auburn maintains high levels of research activity and high standards for teaching excellence, offering Bachelor's, Master's, Educational Specialist, and Doctor's degrees in agriculture and engineering, the professions, and the arts and sciences. The university is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, its positive work environment, its student engagement, and its beautiful campus.

Auburn residents enjoy a thriving community, recognized as one of the "best small towns in America," with moderate climate and easy access to major cities or to beach and mountain recreational facilities. Situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, Georgia, and Montgomery, Alabama, the combined Auburn-Opelika-Columbus statistical area has a population of over 500,000, with excellent public school systems and regional medical centers.

Selected candidates must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work legally in the United States at the time of appointment for the proposed term of employment. Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer and committed to building an inclusive and diverse community. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law. Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples.