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Full-Time Lecturer-Computer & Information Science

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Full-Time Lecturer Position in Computer and Information Science 

The Department of Computer and Information Science (CIS) in the College of Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth invites applications for a Full-Time Lecturer position in the area of cybersecurity or related field in computer science starting in September 2020. This is a 9-month, non-tenure-track position with primary responsibilities for online graduate instruction as well as undergraduate and graduate classroom instruction. Initial appointment is up to 2 years, with the possibility of renewal. 

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is located in the beautiful ocean side community of Dartmouth, about an hour south of Boston, half-hour east of Providence, and half-hour west of Cape Cod. It offers a world-class education to more than 9,300 undergraduate and graduate students each year in over 40 undergraduate and 23 graduate programs offered by the College of Engineering, College of Nursing, Charlton College of Business, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Visual and Performing Arts, School of Law and School for Marine Science and Technology. 

UMass Dartmouth has transformed the lives of over 40,000 alumni and distinguishes itself as a vibrant, public research university dedicated to engaged learning and innovative research. It is the only Massachusetts Tier 1 national research university south of Boston and serves as a catalyst for the development of marine science and technology industries along the south coast. 

The College of Engineering is comprised of six departments: Bioengineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer and Information Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Physics.  We offer 8 undergraduate degree programs, 5 concentrations, 11 graduate programs, and 6 accelerated BS-MS programs that serve more than 1,250 undergraduate and 300 graduate students.  Our goals are to prepare graduates to meet 21st-century technological challenges and improve the well-being of society; create new knowledge in engineering, technology, and computer science; and engage and develop students to become leaders in their fields through service and scholarship.


It is expected the successful candidate will be an engaging and effective teacher with a strong commitment to student learning and success. Responsibilities include teaching online graduate courses as well as undergraduate and graduate onsite courses; providing assistance to senior capstone projects; collaborating with faculty to enhance the computer science curriculum; academic advising; participating in department, university and professional service; fostering interdisciplinary collaborations; and engaging in college and university diversity and inclusion initiatives. 

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have earned a Master’s degree in computer science or closely-related field at the time of employment, have experience with teaching at the college level, possess excellent communication skills, demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching excellence as well as diversity and inclusion, and be authorized to work in the US on a full-time basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Strong candidates will have a PhD degree in computer science or closely-related field, documented success in teaching at the college level, experience with both online and classroom modes of instruction, and research and development experience in the area of cybersecurity or related fields. We are especially interested in receiving qualified applications from minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Applicants must be authorized for employment in the U.S. on a full time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship not available.

Application Process

Qualified applicants are invited to submit electronically a letter of interest, detailed curriculum vitae, concise statements on teaching interests and philosophy, and contact information for at least three professional references. Employment is contingent upon verification of background/credentials and work authorization.

                   Screening of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

More information about the Computer and Information Science Department can be found at https://www.umassd.edu/engineering/cis/


UMass Dartmouth is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Title IX Employer.



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