Lecturer of Computer Science

University of Rhode Island

Kingston, RI

ID: 7076746
Posted: April 5, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description Summary, Duties and Responsibilities, Required Qualifications and Preferred Qualifications
APPLICATION DEADLINE: The search is open until the position is filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by April 30, 2021. Second consideration may be given to applications received by May 30, 2021. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (May 30, 2021) may not be given full consideration.

Applications are being accepted for full-time lecturer of Computer Science to support the department of Computer Science and Statistics in the instruction of major, service and general education computing courses.
This position is full time, academic year, limited to (06-18-2022), for the academic year 2021-2022, to begin August 2021, with possibility for renewal.

Basic Function:

Instruct 12 credits (typically 3-4 courses) of computing courses per semester or the equivalent in other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Other duties may include: Assist the CS department in developing pedagogies and approaches to enhance learning outcomes and retention in our computing majors and courses, and work to build student cohorts/teams. Coordination of industrial and research internships in Rhode Island. Undergraduate advising, outreach, and recruitment. Participate on departmental and/or URI committees, for example, to support and improve instruction and to provide advice on curriculum in the department and at the institution.



1) Master’s or PhD degree in Computer Science or related discipline at time of appointment 2021.

2) Demonstrated excellence in teaching.

3) Demonstrated experience in the instruction of computing.

4) Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.


1) Demonstrated experience and/or knowledge of new and promising techniques/approaches for the enhancement of learning outcomes and retention in computer science courses.

2) Demonstrated experience or knowledge of and desire to apply experiential learning, peer instruction, hybrid instruction and/or other promising pedagogical approaches for instruction.

3) Awareness of emerging new sub-disciplines of computing, and willingness to weave these into existing courses or teach courses in these domains, for example cyber security, high performance computing, parallel computing, and computational science.

4) Demonstrated disposition for working effectively with students and faculty on outreach, advising, and curricular development.


Union AAUP - American Assoc of Univ Professors
Status Academic Year, Full-time, Non-tenure-track, Limited
End Date of Restriction or Limitation
Position is full-time academic year non-tenure track, limited to 06-18-2022 with anticipated renewal.


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