Lecturer, Computer Science

Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Principal Lecturer, or Professor of Practice Position

Lecturer, Computer Science

Michigan Technological University Department of Computer Science invites applications for a non-tenure track faculty position at all levels.  The successful candidate should be able to teach across the CS curriculum beginning August 2022.  Specific areas of need include introductory programming and software engineering courses.

An applicant for a lecturer, senior lecturer or principal lecturer must have earned an MS or PhD degree in Computer Science or closely related area from an accredited institution. An applicant for a professor of practice must have a minimum of a B.S. degree with significant software engineering or computer science related industrial experience. The department places a strong emphasis on balancing effective teaching with cutting-edge research, outreach, and service. Candidates are expected to demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and the ability to contribute to the departmental service needs. A typical load is three courses per semester, along with departmental committee or other service responsibilities. Salary is negotiable depending upon qualifications. 

The Department has 24 regular faculty members, 550 undergraduate students in two degree programs (Computer Science and Software Engineering) and 75 graduate students in four graduate programs (MS in Computer Science, MS in Cybersecurity, MS in Data Science and PhD in Computer Science). The department collaborates with the Department of Applied Computing on a BS in Cybersecurity and teaches a substantial portion of the courses required in other programs, particularly the BS in Computer Engineering.

Michigan Tech is an internationally renowned doctoral research university with approximately 7000 students and 400 faculty located in Houghton, Michigan, in the scenic Upper Peninsula on the south shore of Lake Superior. The area provides a unique setting where natural beauty, culture, education, and a diversity of residents from around the world come together to share superb living and learning experiences. Michigan Tech is nationally ranked among the best universities for job placement, return on investment, and safety. 

Michigan Tech attracts world-class faculty who enrich the educational experience of smart, motivated, and adventurous students. Applicants who are committed to promoting a sense of belonging and contributing to an equitable and inclusive learning environment for all are strongly encouraged to apply (https://www.mtu.edu/diversity-inclusion/).

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted online at https://www.employment.mtu.edu/cw/en-us/job/492764. To learn more about the opportunity, please visit https://www.mtu.edu/cs/ or contact the Department Chair, Dr. Linda Ott, at linda@mtu.edu. Applications received by January 10, 2022 will receive full consideration.

Michigan Tech recognizes the importance of supporting faculty members’ partners; candidates selected for on-campus interviews will be invited to bring a guest. Additional details on our Partner Engagement Program can be found at https://www.mtu.edu/provost/programs/partner-engagement/.

Michigan Tech is proud to be an ADVANCE Institution that has thrice received National Science Foundation support to increase diversity, inclusion, and the participation and advancement of women and underrepresented individuals in STEM.  (see https://www.mtu.edu/advance/).

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer that provides equal opportunity for all, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.