Division of Computing and Software Systems, School of STEM – Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, Full-Time, Computer Science/Software Engineering (AA3697)


Position Overview


Organization: University of Washington, Bothell, School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, Bothell

Title : Lecturer, full-time, competitive recruitment, Senior Lecturer, full-time

Search Number : AA3697


Position Details


The Division of Computing and Software Systems (CSS) in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) at the University of Washington, Bothell (UWB) invites applications for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer position on a full-time, nine month, 1–3 year renewable appointment beginning in fall 2014. 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, including introductory programming, data structures, algorithms, software engineering, project management, design, databases, operating systems, architecture, embedded systems, and networking, as well as work with faculty and students in other STEM divisions.  University faculty engage in teaching, research and service.  Priority deadline January 31, 2014.

Required qualifications for the position include:

  • a master’s degree or earned doctorate in computer science, computer engineering, software engineering, or another relevant technical field,
  • a body of work that warrants UWB appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (a determination of the length of the appointment will be made commensurate with the individual’s qualifications),
  • 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 or collaborate in the offering of five degrees — 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 — and a graduate certificate in Software Design and Development. We expect to start a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, jointly with the UWB Division of Engineering and Mathematics, during the 2013–14 academic year. CSS is an academic division of the new UWB School of STEM, for which a new building is currently under construction. All of our curricula are broadly-based in computer science and software engineering.

The 15 full-time CSS faculty members are excellent interdisciplinary teachers and scholars and our faculty are actively conducting research in Computational Biology, Computer Graphics, Computer Science Education, Computer Vision, Cyber Security, Embedded Systems, Human-Computer Interaction, Parallel and Distributed Computing, Scientific Computing, Social Computing, Software Engineering, and Wireless Networks.

The School of STEM offers seven undergraduate degrees and two graduate degrees within its four Divisions of Biological Sciences, Computing and Software Systems, Engineering and Mathematics, and Physical Sciences. Our present laboratory facilities will be augmented in Autumn 2014 by the new 74,000 square-foot Science and Academic Building, which will include eleven new science and engineering laboratories.

The Bothell campus of the University of Washington is located approximately 20 miles northeast of Seattle in the midst of one of the largest and most dynamic software and technology industry concentrations in the world and offers unmatched opportunities for collaborative work with industry. We serve approximately 4200 traditional and non-traditional students and offer degrees through the Schools of Business, Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), and the Education and Nursing and Health Studies programs. Since its opening in 1990, UWB has offered creative, interdisciplinary curricula and a dynamic community of multicultural teaching. Faculty members have full access to the resources of a major research university, with the culture and close relationships with students of a small college

Only complete applications will be considered. To apply please submit a single electronic file to CSS-search@uwb.edu with the subject line:  CSS Lecturer or Senior Lecturer Search.  The file should contain the following:  curriculum vitae, letter of interest including a statement of teaching philosophy and experience with and commitment to working with students from diverse backgrounds, any available evidence of teaching excellence, a sample syllabus, and a reference contact list.  For more information about the School of STEM see http://www.uwb.edu/stem, or contact Prof. Bill Erdly, Chair of the search committee, at erdlyww@uw.edu.   The search is open until filled; the priority deadline is January 31, 2014This position is contingent on available funding.

The University of Washington, Bothell is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.