Division of Computing and Software Systems, School of STEM – Lecturer, Part-Time, Competitive Recruitment (AA22445)


Position Overview


Organization: University of Washington, Bothell, Computing and Software Systems, School of STEM, Bothell

Title : Lecturer, part-time, competitive recruitment

Search Number : AA22445


Position Details


The Computing and Software Systems (CSS) Division of the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) at the University of Washington Bothell (UWB) invites applications for multiple part-time Lecturer positions, for annual or multiple year (1-3 years), or quarter-by-quarter, on a nine-month service basis, beginning in Autumn 2017. Faculty duties include teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, including capstone projects/cooperative education. We are interested in candidates who can contribute to the core of our computer science and software engineering curriculum in areas such as introductory programming, data structures, algorithms, software engineering, technical and scientific communications, web development, project management, human centered design, databases, operating systems, architecture, embedded systems, and networking, as well as work with faculty and students in other STEM divisions. Our faculty develop on-line teaching methods and at times teach large lecture classes. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching and service.

 

Required qualifications for the position include:

  • a master’s degree or earned doctorate, or foreign equivalent, in computer science, computer engineering, software engineering, or equivalent experiences in industry,
  • a body of work that warrants UWB appointment at the rank of Lecturer, Part-Time, Competitive Recruitment,
  • demonstrated experience in and commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, and
  • experience with or commitment to working with and enhancing learning for diverse student and community populations.

 

CSS is among the largest and fastest growing computer science departments in the Pacific Northwest. We currently offer six degrees: a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Software Engineering, a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Computing, a Bachelor of Arts in Interactive Media Design, a Master of Science in Computer Science and Software Engineering, and a Master of Science in Cyber Security Engineering. All of our curricula are broadly-based in computer science and software engineering.

 

The 21 full-time CSS faculty members are excellent interdisciplinary teachers and scholars, actively conducting research and/or teaching in Computational Biology, Computer Graphics, Computer Science Education, Computer Vision, Cybersecurity, Digital Humanities, Embedded Systems, Human-Computer Interaction, Mobile Computing, Multimedia Database Systems, Parallel and Distributed Computing, Scientific Computing, Social Computing, Software Engineering, Machine Learning, and Wireless Networks.

 

The School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics combines all of the STEM fields in one academic area, allowing for cross-disciplinary training and project work. The School envisions being a leader in providing accessible, innovative, and effective education and research that promotes responsible engagement with our world and society. Our mission is to support and promote excellence in STEM research, scholarship, and education through commitment to our core values of collaboration, opportunity, rigor, and engagement. The School offers twelve undergraduate degrees and three graduate degrees within its four Divisions of Biological Sciences, Computing and Software Systems, Engineering and Mathematics, and Physical Sciences.

 

Opportunity is a core value of the School of STEM. We believe that all students, regardless of background, should have the opportunity to succeed and become effective critical thinkers. Catalyzing the power of diversity enriches all of us by exposing us to a range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions. The School of STEM prepares professionals to work in an increasingly diverse and global society by promoting equity and justice for all individuals. In your application, please describe your experiences with diversity in your professional work or educational experience and/ or your potential to enhance diversity in the School of STEM, and also discuss your potential to mentor and educate students who will serve diverse populations.

 

The University of Washington Bothell is the fastest growing public university in the state of Washington. We provide a leading-edge student experience grounded in hands-on learning, close relationships with faculty members as teachers and mentors, and staff dedicated to student success. The academic work of the campus focuses on cross-disciplinary research and creative practice, connected learning, and community engagement. UW Bothell’s current enrollment is approximately 5,000 students. A majority of those students are first generation college attendees or are from underrepresented groups; approximately 92 percent are from Washington. Located in the Seattle metropolitan region, UW Bothell builds vibrant regional partnerships, creates and disseminates new knowledge, and prepares students for leadership in the state of Washington and beyond.  Diversity is a core value of University of WA Bothell.  We believe the power of diversity enriches all of us by exposing us to a range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions.

For additional information, please see our website at http://www.uwb.edu/CSS/.

 

Application Instructions

How to apply: Only complete applications will be considered. Please submit a single electronic file at the https://apply.interfolio.com/40234.  The file should contain the following: (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a list of a minimum of three professional references including contact information, (4) a statement of teaching philosophy, (6) evidence of teaching effectiveness, and (5) a description of your experiences with diversity in your professional work or educational experience and/ or your potential to enhance diversity in the School of STEM, and also a discussion of your potential to mentor and educate students who will serve diverse populations. Review of applications will begin on March 20, 2017; the position will remain open until filled.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.