Lecturer - Computer Science, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

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Lecturer - Computer Science - 24056 Faculty

The College of Engineering & Applied Science at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) will establish and maintain a pool of Lecturers in Computer Science from which future appointments to temporary, non-tenure track positions will be made. Appointments are part-time (less than 50% time) and will be made semester-by-semester.

This position will teach classes for the department of Computer Science. Classes may be on-campus, online, or hybrid. Examples of courses/subject area include the following:

  • Programming in Java, C, C++, C#, Python
  • Data Structures
  • Unix
  • Web Programming
  • Computer Architecture
  • Concepts of Programming Languages
  • Databases
  • Ethical Hacking
  • Ethics in Computing
  • Principles of Cybersecurity

This position has been determined to be exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Who We Are:

UCCS is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado system and is home to over 10,500 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students. The Computer Science Department offers BS, BA and BI degrees in Computer Science; BI degrees in Game Design and Development, and Cybersecurity; MS in Computer Science and ME in Cybersecurity; and PhD degrees in Computer Science and Cybersecurity.

Colorado Springs (pop. 400K+) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak, offers many recreational and cultural activities and was recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top Best Places to Live in the U.S.

What We Offer:

Salary Range: $4,000-$5,500 per 3-credit hour course. Pay rate is dependent upon education and experience of the lecturer. Compensation is prorated based on course credit hours.

Temporary Lecturer appointments are not eligible for group health and life insurance benefits or vacation leave accrual. This position is eligible for paid sick leave. Information on benefits, including eligibility, is located at: http://www.cu.edu/employee-services .

UCCS is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history check.

UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs, or any other characteristics protected by law.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the established essential functions and meet the physical and environment demands described satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, physical and environmental demands.

Applicants with disabilities: If you have a mental or physical impairment, which limits one of your major life activities (e.g. walking, hearing, seeing, speaking, breathing, or learning) and require special accommodations for testing or interviewing, it is your responsibility to notify the office scheduling the interview or test at least 3 working days before the interview or test date. If you need special accommodations at the work site, you must notify the appointing authority or Human Resources.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science or a related area such as Mathematics, Information Systems, Cybersecurity

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A terminal degree in Computer Science or a related area
  • At least four months teaching experience.
  • Ability or interest in teaching online classes.
  • Relevant industry experience that includes current engagement in professional activities.

Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to move.
  • Employee is occasionally required to have long periods of sitting, moderate bending, and fine motor skills.

Special Instructions to Applicants: This lecturer pool will remain active through December 31, 2022 when all applications will be cleared from the pool and we will post a new announcement. This posting is for open positions in the summer 2022 semester and the 2022-2023 academic year. If you are not selected in the current pool, you are welcome to reapply to the subsequent pool. Applications submitted through email or surface mail will not be considered. Please apply at http://www.cu.edu/cu-careers. (req ID #24056) Official transcripts are required upon hire. If you have technical difficulties with your application, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200 #5 or cucareershelp@cu.edu. Job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact. The University of Colorado Colorado Springs will not sponsor work visas or permanent resident applications for this position. Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Unofficial transcript(s) Application Materials Instructions: To apply, please submit the following application materials to this posting. 1. A current resume. Must include date ranges to include month and year (mm/yyyy) and whether the position was full time or part time. 2. A cover letter that specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. 3. Unofficial transcripts. 4. List of four (4) professional references. When submitting the materials, check the Job Specific Attachments box next to each document in order for the search committee members to see your materials

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Colorado Springs Department: C0001 -- Colorado Springs Campus - 40045 - EAS-Computer Science

Schedule: Part-time

Posting Date: Dec 31, 2021

Unposting Date: Dec 31, 2022, 10:59:00 PM Posting Contact Name: Jugal Kalita Posting Contact Email: jkalita@uccs.edu Position Number: 00782300

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