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PNW Lecturer of Computer Science

Employer
Purdue University Northwest
Location
Hammond, Indiana, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 22, 2024

Job Details



Job Summary

Purdue University Northwest in Hammond, IN invites applications to fill one non-tenure-track teaching position at the rank of Lecturer of Computer Science in the Department of Computer Science, School of Engineering, College of Engineering & Sciences. The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses as assigned by the department chair on the Hammond campus. Candidates with expertise in the field of software engineering, artificial intelligence, or data science are encouraged to apply. The initial contract term for this position is one academic year, to begin August 12, 2024. Contract renewal is subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funding for the position.

Qualifications
  • An M.S. in Computer Science, or a related discipline is required by August 12, 2024.
  • Demonstrated strength in or strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions.
  • Exhibit evidence of the ability to work in a collaborative environment.
Responsibilities
  • Teaching assigned courses in undergraduate and graduate programs. Developing courses for the traditional classroom setting and computer labs and continually updating the curriculum.
  • Evaluating, and advising students, and contributing to the recruitment and marketing of the program. Serving as a member of campus, school, department and program committees.
  • Engaging in scholarly activity related to teaching. Maintaining current knowledge and skills in the computer science profession through active participation in professional organizations, collaboration, and practice.
University
  • Teaching assigned courses in undergraduate and graduate programs. Developing courses for the traditional classroom setting and computer labs and continually updating the curriculum.
  • Evaluating, and advising students, and contributing to the recruitment and marketing of the program. Serving as a member of campus, school, department and program committees.
  • Engaging in scholarly activity related to teaching. Maintaining current knowledge and skills in the computer science profession through active participation in professional organizations, collaboration, and practice.
School and Department

The College of Engineering and Sciences (CES) serves over 1,321 undergraduate students and 161 graduate students across a wide range of academic programs. The college includes Departments of Biological Sciences, Chemistry/Physics, Mathematics/Statistics, and the School of Engineering.

PNW’s School of Engineering within CES comprises three departments: Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mechanical and Civil Engineering. Closely affiliated with the School are two distinguished and award-winning research centers, the Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS) and the Purdue Water Institute (PWI). Computer Science (CS) offers a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science degree. Both degree programs are rapidly growing. The department consists of a high performing team of faculty and is expanding its curricular offerings including interdisciplinary areas and collaboration with local companies. CS has a robust presence in artificial intelligence research and education, with two research labs recently established, the Intelligent Systems and Collaborative Robotics Research Lab and the Advanced Intelligence Software Research Lab.

Application

Applications will be reviewed immediately until the position is filled. Application must be submitted electronically on the PNW Careers Faculty webpage. PNW is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. A complete application packet will include:
  • a cover letter,
  • curriculum vitae,
  • statement of teaching philosophy,
  • contact information for 3 professional references.
All inquiries, nominations, and applications will remain confidential; references will not be contacted without notice. Employment is contingent upon completion of successful background check.

Purdue University Northwest is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Job Family

Learning Support

Job Sub Family

Instruction

Employee Class

Continuing Lecturer

Career Stream

Professional 2

Benefits Eligibility

YES

FLSA Status

Exempt

Company

Purdue University Northwest

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is a premier metropolitan university located in Northwest Indiana that is dedicated to empowering transformational change in our students and in our community.

PNW sits between Chicago’s skyscrapers and Lake Michigan’s sandy shores. Diverse, hardworking, and innovative, we’re where academic excellence meets real-world experience. At PNW, students from next door and students from halfway across the world come together to learn, grow, and connect.

At Purdue University Northwest, we go beyond the classroom, walking the extra mile with students to empower confidence and encourage real-world experiences. We push beyond the boundaries of innovation to drive engagement and make an impact in Northwest Indiana and the world at large.

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