Lecturer/Senior Lecturer


  • Professional
  • Detroit, MI
  • Posted 4 weeks ago
  • Expires on: March 23, 2019

Wayne State University
Computer Science

Applications are invited for a Director of Undergraduate Education. This is a teaching faculty position at the Lecturer or Senior Lecturer level beginning in Fall 2019. This position is being created to support our growing undergraduate program and offers an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual with interests in developing innovative Computer Science curriculum for an ethnically and culturally diverse undergraduate student body. In addition to teaching at the undergraduate level, the position includes a leadership role in undergraduate program assessment and administration of undergraduate teaching. The teaching load will reflect the service activities of this appointment. Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field, or a M.S. in Computer Science with significant teaching experience, and to demonstrate potential for excellence in both teaching in CS education.

The Department of Computer Science has 23 tenured or tenure-track faculty and 5 teaching faculty. The Department has 75 Ph.D. students and over 50 Master’s students. The Department has experienced rapid undergraduate enrollment growth over the past several years and now has over 800 undergraduate majors. More information about the department can be found at http://www.cs.wayne.edu.

As a leading force in the revitalization of the City of Detroit, Wayne State University serves as an excellent campus for pursuing transformative research, education, and service initiatives. WSU attracts an ethnically, culturally, and educationally diverse student population from the Southeast Michigan region, as well as students from across the country. This student population offers an excellent opportunity for conducting innovative teaching-related research on CS education for diverse students.

Besides enjoying the beautiful fall scenery as well as winter skiing in Michigan, within a 20-mile radius of Wayne State campus, you will find several Metro Detroit suburbs that are consistently ranked in top 100 in Money Magazine’s Best Places to Live.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter, teaching statement, diversity statement and curriculum vitae with the contact information of three references. For full consideration, applications must be received by February 15, 2019.

Apply online at jobs.wayne.edu (posting number: 0044143). Nominations and inquiries should be directed to Prof. Loren Schwiebert at loren@wayne.edu.

Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep-rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color, and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer