Instructional Faculty/Lecturer

University of Maryland College Park
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Instructional Faculty/Lecturer

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is looking to hire an instructional faculty member who will work with our bright and enthusiastic ECE students. We are looking to hire instructional faculty both at the lecturer level and senior lecturer level – depending on the individual’s level of experience. The Electrical and Computer Engineering department is expanding and has a rapidly growing student body.

During each fall and spring semester, we anticipate that the lecturer will teach up to four sections involving programming and digital logic design. (This could involve multiple sections of the same course). The lecturer may also decide to participate in curriculum development or to become involved in the departments’ vibrant research community via research grants. Opportunities for summer and winter teaching for additional pay are also available.

A Master’s degree is required in Electrical and Computer Engineering, or a related field. In-depth knowledge of and proficiency in teaching C and UNIX as well as digital logic design is also required.

Preferences: Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering or related field. Experience teaching logic design laboratory. Experience and expertise with computer organization.

Candidates should upload a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a list of references, a listing of recently taught courses and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., teaching evaluations, teaching awards), and a cover letter highlighting the specific strengths of the candidate with respect to this position. Candidates who are interested in pursuing research activities in parallel with teaching should include in the cover letter a brief description of their interest. Apply online at:

We are particularly interested in growing the diversity of our student population and encourage candidates who have experience in engaging with and supporting students of diverse backgrounds to include in the cover letter a description of their experience, perspective on the subject, and interest in pursuing such activities in our department.

For best consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply by January 27, 2020. However, the position will remain open until filled.  For any information or questions please email

The University of Maryland is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.