Arizona State University
Arizona, United States
Salary Not specified
May 20, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU) seeks applicants for a full-time Lecturer position beginning Fall 2021. The position is based in Tempe, Arizona but as the School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering (CIDSE) has locations on both the Tempe and Polytechnic campuses, some travel between locations should be expected.  The job will involve teaching courses and facilitating student activities for the online Master of Engineering with an area of study in Computing and Technology. Students in this program are working professionals in China working to advance their technical knowledge and career advancement in computing and technology. Reporting to the CIDSE Director – Master of Engineering China, this position will provide program instruction in an online format, incorporating innovative teaching methodologies, cutting-edge technologies and other industry trends reflecting advancements in the computer science discipline. We are seeking an individual fluent in Mandarin with a strong passion for student success. 

The position may also support the development of online graduate courses and student activities delivered in Mandarin. This is a non-tenure track appointment with a renewable annual contract (12-months). Appointments will be made at the rank of Lecturer commensurate with the candidate’s experience and accomplishments.

The successful candidates for this position will have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching one or more Computer Science & Engineering subjects including but not limited to: computer architecture and systems, computer networks, computer security, operating systems, software engineering, data structures and algorithms, programming languages, compilers, mobile computing, and database systems. Lecturers also contribute to the service mission of the programs through student outreach activities, service on committees, and industry engagement activities in support of the Master of Engineering (Computing & Technology) degree program. Faculty are also expected to remain engaged in the profession through professional development and external services.

A minimum of a M.S. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering or a related discipline is required. Preference will be given to those candidates with a Ph.D. or near completion of a Ph.D. with proven teaching skills in undergraduate education in both full-immersion and digital immersion formats. Professional experience in the areas of software application and systems development and a commitment to work collaboratively with a diverse student population is also desirable. Candidates must have mastery of written and verbal communication in Mandarin and English.

Review of applications will commence on July 5, 2021.  Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled. Apply at https://hiring.engineering.asu.edu/.

Candidates will be asked to submit the following through their Interfolio Dossier:

  • Cover letter
  • Current CV
  • Diversity Statement*
  • Statement describing teaching experience
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching and innovation
  • Evidence of curriculum and/or program development
  • Experience teaching online courses or using digital media in teaching and learning
  • Contact information for at least three references

*The ASU Charter states, “ASU is a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves.” The diversity statement provides applicants an opportunity to demonstrate their past and current activities in promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion and how future activities will align with upholding the ASU Charter.

For further information or questions about this position, please contact Dr. Yinong Chen (YINONG.CHEN@asu.edu).

A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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