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Lecturer in Computer Science (Non-Tenure Track, F0680A1)

Old Dominion University
Norfolk, Virginia
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Oct 24, 2022
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The Department of Computer Science at Old Dominion University is inviting applicants for a Lecturer position beginning July 2023. The Department of Computer Science currently has 20 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 11 teaching faculty, and several adjunct faculty supporting a unique curricular model that applies computer science education to the real world. This candidate will teach a broad range of undergraduate courses, including beginning programming courses and more advanced courses in object-oriented techniques, software engineering, data-science, cybersecurity and/or web applications.

Required Qualifications:

  1. M.S. or the equivalent in Computer Science and college level teaching experience
  2. Expertise in the C#, Java, and Python programming languages
  3. Experience teaching at the undergraduate level Ability to thrive in a full faculty service load

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science with the accompanying experience/ability to teach graduate courses in Computer Science
  • A history of course development for in person instruction and synchronous and asynchronous distance learning environments
  • Experience with teaching and managing large course sections and courses with formal laboratory components
  • Expertise in additional programming languages

Old Dominion University

ODU, located in the city of Norfolk, Virginia, is an R1 public research institution that serves its students and enriches the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world, through rigorous academic programs, strategic partnerships, and active civic engagement. With more than 24,000 students, ODU provides rigorous academics, an energetic residential community, and initiatives contributing $2.6 billion annually to Virginia's economy. With over 160,000 alumni, ODU has a 94 percent employment rate for its graduates within six months, with a dedication to producing top talent for the Hampton Roads region and Virginia. ODU provides educational opportunities for active military, veteran students, and their families and is ranked as the top "Best for Vets" school in Virginia, with 25 percent of their student body being military affiliated.

Norfolk is one of the seven cities that make up the historic Hampton Roads region of Virginia, a major recreation area with a population of 1.7 million. Home to the world’s largest natural deep-water port and third busiest port on the East Coast, the Atlantic headquarters of NATO, and Naval Station Norfolk, which houses the U.S. Navy and U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk was recently named a ‘Best City for Entrepreneurship’ by Entrepreneur Magazine. The Hampton Roads region is experiencing a surge in entrepreneurial activity through collaborative initiatives between the university and local businesses and government agencies.

College of Sciences

ODU and the College of Sciences are committed to inclusive excellence, recognizing that diversity enhances and enriches our educational mission, employment experience, and community engagement. We seek candidates whose research, teaching, and/or service experiences have prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit materials at Applicants should attach the following to the online application: a cover letter; a curriculum vitae; unofficial graduate transcripts; a statement of teaching philosophy; and contact information for three academic or professional references (references will be contacted if applicant moves forward in the search).

The review of applications will begin on January 10, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. Any questions you have should be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Steve Zeil (

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans, LGBTQ+, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.



Old Dominion University, located in the City of Norfolk in the metropolitan Hampton Roads region of coastal Virginia, is a state-assisted, Carnegie doctoral/research-extensive institution that serves its students and enriches the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world through rigorous academic programs, strategic partnerships, and active civic engagement. Its 24,000 students, including over 6,000 graduate students, form a diverse and multicultural community in six academic colleges. Through a collaborative and innovative approach to education and research, the University focuses on student learning and addresses critical needs in the professions. ODU’s programs are offered on the main campus, at higher education centers in the region, and at numerous distance learning sites.

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