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Lecturer, Computer Science
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University of Arizona | Tucson, AZ
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Job Description

The Department of Computer Science is seeking an individual to teach undergraduate computer science courses.

As of Fall 2015, the Department of Computer Science at the University of Arizona will have 21 faculty members, including three senior lecturers and one junior lecturer. The Department has a long history of research accomplishment, influential software distribution, and excellent undergraduate and graduate instruction. Current research and teaching areas span most core areas of Computer Science. The university is located in Tucson, a valley with desert landscape surrounded by mountain ranges. Tucson boasts a warm climate, 350 sunny days per year, with ample opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, caving, and rock climbing.

In addition, the University of Arizona has been ranked 83rd on Forbes 2015 list of America's Best Employers in the United States! For more information about the University of Arizona and its environs, please, click here.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

Duties and Responsibilities

* Teach undergraduate computer science courses during the academic year. The nominal teaching load is 5 courses per year, however factors such as class size are taken into account when determining individual teaching assignments.

* Manage graduate TAs and undergraduate preceptors who assist with courses.

* Serve on departmental committees as assigned.

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Not applicable for this position.

Additional Minimum Qualifications

* MS in Computer Science or closely related discipline.

Preferred Qualifications

* PhD in Computer Science or related field.

* Teaching experience, especially large-enrollment classes.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements

The University of Arizona conducts pre-employment screening for all positions, which includes a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and work history. In addition, a check of names and identification documents is conducted on all new employees to ensure they are legally authorized to work in the United States.

What kind of criminal background check is required for this position?

This position is non-security sensitive and requires a name-based criminal background check

Supplemental Pre-Employment Screening


About University of Arizona

We are unique because our teaching efforts are made possible by a cooperative effort between the Federal Government, the University of Arizona's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and each of the counties we serve. With offices in all 15 counties and on reservations, we bring knowledge to people every day to enhance their work and enrich their lives. We are your window to the University.