Full-Time Lecturer in Computer Science

Brandeis University
Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences

The Computer Science Department at Brandeis University invites applications a full-time lecturer. The position, which carries the equivalent of a five-course teaching load, will have an initial appointment of up to three years and the potential for renewal. We seek candidates who are able to teach a wide range of first and second year computer science courses, as well as occasional upper-level and graduate electives. The successful candidate must be committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching, and is expected to participate broadly in activities relevant to our teaching mission.

A masters degree in Computer Science is required; a Ph.D. is preferred. Candidates should be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching computer science at the university level. Industrial or entrepreneurial experience is also valuable. Salary is commensurate with qualifications.

The Computer Science department has 13 tenure-track and 5 contract faculty members with diverse research and teaching interests. Besides offering bachelors, masters, and Ph.D. degrees in CS, the department houses the Linguistics program and offers a vibrant nationally recognized Masters program in Computational Linguistics.

At Brandeis, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential components of academic excellence. Brandeis University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating equitable access and opportunities for applicants to all employment positions. Because diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of Brandeis’ history and mission, we value and are seeking candidates with a variety of social identities, including those that have been underrepresented in higher education, who possess skills that spark innovation, and who, through their scholarly pursuits, teaching, and/or service experiences, bring expertise in building, engaging and sustaining a pluralistic, interconnected, and just campus community.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, student or peer evaluation, and three letters of reference, to csoffice@brandeis.edu, with a subject line indicating interest in this lectureship.