Interested candidates should follow the Applicant Special Instructions (below) for how to apply.
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis invites applicants for the position of Lecturer (up to one year engagement) or, for highly experienced candidates, Senior Lecturer (up to three years or more engagement). Of particular interest are candidates with expertise and teaching interests in either of the following two areas:
Data science and its applications.
Cyberphysical systems and security.
This position is part of the schoolâ™s recently created teaching track, which strives to provide competitive, long-term career paths in support of the schoolâ™s teaching mission. Â As a teaching faculty, you will play a key role in maintaining the Schoolâ™s global reputation for high quality education.
The McKelvey School of Engineering is ranked among US News & World Report's top 50 Engineering Schools. The school's Department of Computer Science and Engineering conducts high-impact research and trains future researchers, engineers, and educators in both the fundamental properties of computing systems and how computation can benefit other disciplines. From its origin in 1965 as the Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, the department has paved the way for computer science departments, awarding the first computer science Ph.D. in the United States. Â
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Develop, assess, and improve courses.
Enhance teaching and learning methods.
Contribute to curricular improvements.
Participate in service to the department and school.
Continue professional development in the discipline.
Graduate work in computer science, computer engineering, information security, electrical engineering, or a related discipline. Â A doctorate is preferred, but a masterâ™s degree may be considered for candidates with strong professional and teaching records.
Excellence in written and oral communication.
Passion for teaching and continual improvement of oneâ™s teaching practice.
Ability to work with diverse constituencies and staff.
Teaching experience in a university or four-year college. Â
Experience with curriculum and course development.
Experience with instructional innovation and online education.
Involvement in relevant professional organizations and communities.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.
Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individualâ™s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply.
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.