The Computer Science Department at The University of Massachusetts Lowell invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor to start in the Fall Semester of 2020 (an earlier start might be considered).
Primary responsibilities are to provide high-quality teaching and service to the Department. This position is renewable annually, potentially leading to an appointment as Associate Teaching Professor following six consecutive years of outstanding performance evaluations, and subsequent promotion to Full Teaching Professor after additional years of outstanding performance.
The University of Massachusetts Lowell:
Located about 25 miles northwest of Boston in the high-tech corridor of Massachusetts, the University of Massachusetts Lowell is a tier-1 research university with a national reputation in science, engineering, and technology. UMass Lowell is committed to educating students for lifelong success in a diverse world, and to conducting research and outreach activities that sustain the economic, environmental, and social health of the region. In February of 2009, a campus-wide strategic planning initiative was launched to reposition UMass Lowell as a world-class institution over the next decade. A major component of that initiative is to ensure that diversity and inclusion is in every aspect of our strategic plan. We seek a diverse talented candidate pool to be part of our mission and achievements.
The Computer Science Department:
The Department of Computer Science currently has 21 tenured and tenure-track faculty members, 7 full-time teaching faculty members, and a few adjunct instructors serving almost 1,000 BS students, 50 MS students, and 50 PhD students. It also offers an MS and a BS in Information Technology online with over 100 students and over 1,200 students, respectively (BS-IT and MS-IT courses are taught by a separate faculty body). It offers bioinformatics options at all levels, a robotics minor, a data science option, and a PhD in computational mathematics. The Department is looking to fill a number of tenure-track/tenured and teaching positions in the next few years.
The Computer Science faculty has received approximately $10M in the last two years in external research funding from the NSF, DARPA, DOD, DHE, NIH, and corporations. Research awards have more than quadrupled and research expenditures have more than doubled over the last five years. The Department has 6 NSF CAREER Award recipients. More information about the Department can be found at www.cs.uml.edu.
Minimum Qualifications (Required):
Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in Computer Science or a closely related discipline
Experience and demonstrated excellence teaching Computer Science at the undergraduate level is required
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applications received by December 1, 2019 will receive full consideration. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. Women and under-represented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Please include the following required documents with your application:
Names and contact information for three references will be required at the time of application. References will be contacted for a letter of reference immediately after application submission. References will be required to upload recommendation letters to our on-line portal; neither emailed nor hard-copy letters will be accepted. *Three letters of reference are required.
Other optional documents:
Please attach to your application, summaries of teaching evaluations, if available. Teaching evaluations are optional but highly recommended.
Thank you for considering the University of Massachusetts Lowell as an employer of choice. We look forward to receiving your application.
Internal Number: 502984
About University of Massachusetts Lowell
UMass Lowell is a public university committed to preparing our students for work in the real world? solving real problems and helping real people? by providing an affordable high-quality education.Whether you?re pursuing a career path or still searching for one, UMass Lowell is the ideal place to discover and achieve your purpose. Our campus is bursting with energy? enrollment is up, new academic programs are being launched, and new facilities are being acquired and are under construction. Most importantly, our students are more successful than ever thanks to highly accredited programs, our focus on experiential ?hands-on? learning, and personal attention from our accomplished and committed faculty and staff.