Pool Lecturer / Lecturer - Computer Science (Pool)
Lecturer Computer Science
College of Science and Health
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The mission of the College of Science and Health is to provide an outstanding education in the diverse disciplines of science, health, and mathematics. The College is dedicated to student learning where enthusiastic faculty and staff intellectually challenge students in a supportive and professional environment. Fundamental to our mission is the belief in the value of education in the liberal arts and sciences and the creation of new knowledge. The College offers an outstanding academic and cultural environment for the university community and beyond.
Under the general supervision of the Computer Science Chair, a person in this position is responsible for teaching undergraduate courses in computer literacy. Course content includes topics in Boolean logic, data representation, elementary computer architecture, algorithmic problem-solving, imperative programming, object-oriented programming, spreadsheets, databases, web technologies, and computer security.
In addition to preparing for and holding classes [face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online], teaching involves maintaining currency in computer literacy, evaluating students’ work, assessing student outcomes, maintaining appropriate records, and holding office hours. In addition, the workload may involve advising students and/or providing another service to the department. Other duties may be assigned by the chair or dean.
Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related field and teaching experience.
For the purposes of medical leave (e.g., FMLA ) during the ~30 weeks associated with the academic terms (15 for Fall and 15 for Spring), teaching is calculated as 80%+ of the overall workload; service and professional development not to exceed 20%. The teaching percentage could be lower as determined by the Dean if the instructor has a reduced teaching load from the 15 credits or contact hours. There are nine weeks of the ~39 week contract year outside of the standard 14 week semester (+ one week of finals) where 100% of the faculty member’s time could be considered scholarship and/or service.
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