Instructional Faculty/Lecturer

University of Maryland
Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science is looking to hire multiple instructional faculty members, at the rank of Lecturers, Senior Lecturers, or Principal Lecturers, who will work with our bright and amazing students and play a key role in teaching our core Computer Science curriculum. We seek candidates at all experience levels to join our vibrant department.

The Department is committed to building a diverse faculty pre-eminent in its missions of research, teaching, and service to the community, and it especially encourages applications from women and other underrepresented groups in computing. In addition, candidates who have experience engaging with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students and contributing to a climate of inclusivity are encouraged to discuss their perspectives on these subjects in their application materials.


An M.S. degree is required, and either the B.S. or M.S. degree must be in Computer Science or a related field such as Information Science or Data Science.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

In-depth knowledge of and proficiency teaching Python, Java, and Linux/Unix is a must.


Knowledge of additional languages such as Ruby, functional languages such as Haskell or OCaml, and Web programming languages such as Javascript.
A solid basis in theoretical computer science as well as probability and statistics.
Candidates with a PhD and a willingness to teach advanced upper-level courses in the candidate’s area of specialization.

Interested candidates should apply online at to receive consideration.  The best consideration date to apply for the position is 2/16/2024.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to have complete versions of their materials – including 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) uploaded as Supplemental Document 1, and a cover letter highlighting the specific strengths of the candidate to this position – uploaded by February 16, 2024. For any information or questions please email