THE UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT
Lecturer in Computer Science
The College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Vermont (UVM) invites applications for (1) full-time non-tenure-track Lecturer in Computer Science for a Fall 2024 start date. We seek highly motivated candidates with strong computer science education credentials who can teach applied programming at introductory and intermediate levels, and ideally with a breadth of knowledge and ability to instruct in other areas such as theory of computation, web development, or other specialty areas that support Department priorities. Qualifications for this position include a minimum of an M.S. or similar degree level in computer science or a related field, and a demonstrated commitment to educating the next generation of computer scientists.
Prior experience teaching undergraduate-level computer science is highly desirable, as is prior experience or willingness to teach using active learning and project-based methods. The successful candidates will be expected to teach a typical course load (4 courses) during each of two semesters per year. A modest amount of service and academic advising is also expected. The appointment period is nine months per year, but opportunities for teaching additional summer courses may be available for additional compensation. UVM offers generous benefits packages, including health, dental, retirement contributions, and tuition remission.
The University of Vermont, established in 1791, is a comprehensive research university with a current enrollment of 12,000+ undergraduate, graduate, and medical students. The scientific and academic environments in the Electrical and Biomedical Engineering Department, the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, and throughout the UVM community are dynamic, highly collaborative, and multi-disciplinary. The University is located in Burlington, Vermont, about 90 miles south of Montreal. Burlington is often rated as the best small city in America for quality of living and features year-round outdoor recreation and cultural events. Greater Burlington has a population of approximately 150,000 and enjoys a panoramic setting on Lake Champlain, bordered by the Adirondack and Green Mountains.
UVM is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of the academic community through their teaching, service, and research, scholarship, or creative arts. We are an educationally purposeful community seeking to prepare students to be accountable leaders in a diverse and changing world. Members of the University of Vermont community embrace and advance the values of Our Common Ground: Openness, Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Innovation, and Justice. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to the ideals of accessibility, inclusiveness, and academic excellence as reflected in the tenets of Our Common Ground. To that end, candidates must provide a diversity impact statement as part of the application detailing how they will further the diversity of the college through their teaching and service at the University. The application is considered incomplete without this document.
The University of Vermont is 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 category legally protected by federal or state law.
Applications must be submitted online at www.uvmjobs.com (search position # 015749). Applicants must provide:
● Cover letter that highlights relevant teaching experience and technical expertise
● 1-page statement describing your teaching philosophy
● 1-page statement on diversity
● Current CV
● Names and contact information for three references.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and applicants are encouraged to submit their applications by 12/01/2023. A background check will be conducted on each final candidate and salary will be made at a level appropriate to the successful applicant’s qualifications and experience. Please address any questions about this position, or the application process, to Computer.Science@uvm.edu.