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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer Position

The School of Science (SoS) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY, invites applications for the position of lecturer in the Department of Computer Science, starting August, 2015. The initial appointment of this renewable position will be for three years. The desired expertise is in the broad areas of computer organization, operating systems, data structures, software engineering, and introductory computer science. Experienced candidates with demonstrated excellence in education or research will be considered for appointment as a senior lecturer, with accompanying responsibility for leading the department's ambitious diversity initiative. Senior lecturers may serve as principal investigator on funded research.

Desired Skills and Experience

Potential candidates must possess either an MS degree with a minimum of five years teaching experience in a university setting or a Ph.D. in computer science or a closely-related discipline. Candidates for the senior position must possess a Ph.D. The successful candidate should have strong teaching, advising, and mentoring skills. The ideal candidate will be an individual with a comprehensive vision of computer science education, as well as the skills needed to integrate into a multi- disciplinary department. Evidence of teaching effectiveness may include student evaluations, syllabi, and/or sample assignments.

Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, qualified applicants must submit a resume, a statement of teaching and professional interests, and evidence of teaching effectiveness and contact information for three references by email (preferred) to: Sharon Simmons, Administrative Coordinator (simmos2@cs.rpi.edu). Applicants should arrange for their references to send letters directly to Sharon Simmons at this time.

Email: simmos2@rpi.edu
Subject: LECTURER
or hardcopy to:
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Department of Computer Science
Attn: Sharon Simmons
110 8th Street
Troy, NY 12180-3590

We welcome candidates who bring diverse intellectual, geographical, gender, and ethnic perspectives to Rensselaer's work and campus communities.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employee.



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