University of Utah Assistant/Associate/Professor (Lecturer) in Salt Lake City, Utah
Proposed Faculty Rank Assistant/Associate/Professor (Lecturer)
Department 00062 - School of Computing
City Salt Lake City, UT
Track Non Tenure Track
New Position to Begin 7/1/2019
The School of Computing (SoC) at the University of Utah seeks applicants for the position of Lecturing Professor (at all ranks) beginning in the fall semester of 2019. This lecturing position is intended to be a long term or permanent position, with possibilities for extended contracts and promotion within the University’s Career-Line Faculty structure.
The School of Computing currently employs 41 tenure-track and 7 lecturing professors who collaborate to offer a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs and is expected to grow significantly in the coming years. The SoC offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in computing, computer science and computer engineering, including a new masters degree in software development.
The qualifications of an ideal candidate include (i) a strong academic background in computer science or a related field (Ph.D. preferred but not required), (ii) practical experience in computer science, (iii) a demonstrated proficiency in teaching, and (iv) an interest in curriculum development. Lecturing faculty typically teach four courses a year, are strongly involved in university governance and service roles, and are encouraged to continuously improve their scholastic credentials (e.g., by developing curriculum, employing innovative pedagogical methods, publication, etc.).
The School of Computing at the University of Utah is committed to broadening the participation in the field of computing and values candidates with diverse intellectual, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, and who possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students. The School is also committed to addressing lifestyle priorities and is open to providing opportunities for spouses and significant others.
The University of Utah provides a generous benefits package with a variety of medical and dental plans from which to choose. Other important benefits include retirement, tuition reduction, a wellness program, and an Employee Assistance Program.
Candidates may apply through the followingURL: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/85928
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Employees with priorURSservice may elect to enroll in theURSwithin 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits fromURSmust notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information. This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.
Special Instructions for Candidates
Open Date 12/03/2018
Close Date 04/30/2019
Open Until Filled No
Requisition Number PRN00354CF