University of Washington Bothell

Faculty Employment Opportunities

Part-Time Lecturers — Computer Science/Software Engineering

The Computing and Software Systems (CSS) Program at the University of Washington, Bothell (UWB) multiple part-time Lecturers to teach introductory programming, computational thinking for the liberal arts, introductory and advanced data structures and algorithms, software engineering (including software development processes, systems modeling, and quality and test), discrete mathematics, networking, operating systems, databases, and embedded systems.

Required qualifications for the position include:
• Minimum of a masters degree in computer science or another relevant technical field, along with a record of teaching excellence at the university level,
• Experience with or commitment to working with diverse student populations.

Please send a brief cover letter outlining your interest in the position and relevant academic experience, a curriculum vitae, a list of a minimum of three professional references including contact information, and evidence of teaching excellence. Review of applications will begin immediately; the positions will remain open until filled. Please address application materials to Prof. Michael Stiber, Director of the CSS program and submit via email to the “CSS Part-Time Lecturer Search” at css-search@uwb.edu. These positions are contingent on the continuation of available funding.

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer — Computer Science/Software Engineering

The Division of Computing and Software Systems (CSS) in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) at the University of Washington, Bothell (UWB) invites applications for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer position on a full-time, nine month, 1-3 year renewable appointment beginning in fall 2014. Faculty duties include teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, including capstone projects/cooperative education. We are interested in candidates who can contribute to the core of our computer science and software engineering curriculum, including introductory programming, data structures, algorithms, software engineering, project management, design, databases, operating systems, architecture, embedded systems, and networking, as well as work with faculty and students in other STEM divisions.

Required qualifications for the position include:
* a master's degree or earned doctorate in computer science, computer engineering, software engineering, or another relevant technical field,
* a body of work that warrants UWB appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (a determination of the length of the appointment will be made commensurate with the individual's qualifications),
* demonstrated experience in and commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, and
* experience with or commitment to working with and enhancing learning for diverse student and community populations.

CSS is among the largest and fastest growing computer science departments in the Pacific Northwest. We currently offer or collaborate in the offering of five degrees -- a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Software Engineering, a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Computing, a Bachelor of Arts in Interactive Media Design, a Master of Science in Computer Science and Software Engineering, and a Master of Science in Cyber Security Engineering -- and a graduate certificate in Software Design and Development. We expect to start a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, jointly with the UWB Division of Engineering and Mathematics, during the 2014-15 academic year. CSS is an academic division of the new UWB School of STEM, for which a new building is currently under construction. All of our curricula are broadly-based in computer science and software engineering.

The 15 full-time CSS faculty members are excellent interdisciplinary teachers and scholars. CSS faculty are actively conducting research in Computational Biology, Computer Graphics, Computer Science Education, Computer Vision, Cybersecurity, Data Mining, Embedded Systems, Human-Computer Interaction, Multimedia Database Systems, Parallel and Distributed Computing, Scientific Computing, Social Computing, Software Engineering, and Wireless Networks.

The School of STEM offers seven undergraduate degrees and two graduate degrees within its four Divisions of Biological Sciences, Computing and Software Systems, Engineering and Mathematics, and Physical Sciences. Our present laboratory facilities will be augmented in Autumn 2014 by the new 74,000 square-foot Science and Academic Building, which will include eleven new science and engineering laboratories.

The Bothell campus of the University of Washington is located approximately 20 miles northeast of Seattle in the midst of one of the largest and most dynamic software and technology industry concentrations in the world and offers unmatched opportunities for collaborative work with industry. We serve approximately 4200 traditional and non-traditional students and offer degrees through the Schools of Business, Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, and STEM, and the Education and Nursing and Health Studies programs. Since its opening in 1990, UWB has offered creative, interdisciplinary curricula and a dynamic community of multicultural teaching.  Faculty members have full access to the resources of a major research university, with the culture and close relationships with students of a small college.

Only complete applications will be considered. To apply please submit a single electronic file to CSS-search@uwb.edu with the subject line: CSS Lecturer or Senior Lecturer Search.  The file should contain the following: curriculum vitae, letter of interest including a statement of teaching philosophy and experience with and commitment to working with students from diverse backgrounds, any available evidence of teaching excellence, a sample syllabus, and a reference contact list.  For more information about the School of STEM see http://www.uwb.edu/stem, or contact Prof. Bill Erdly, Chair of the search committee, at erdlyww@uw.edu.  The search is open until filled; the priority deadline is January 30, 2014.  This position is contingent on available funding.

 

About UW Bothell

The Bothell campus of the University of Washington was founded in 1990 as an innovative, interdisciplinary campus within the University of Washington system — one of the premier institutions of higher education in the US. Faculty members have full access to the resources of a major research university, with the culture and close relationships with students of a small college. Situated just 20 miles from downtown Seattle in the midst of the Pacific Northwest's technology corridor — one of the largest and most dynamic software and technology industry concentrations in the world — UWB offers unmatched opportunities for collaborative work with industry. Our campus provides an excellent environment for developing creative approaches to teaching, interdisciplinary research, and community collaborations.

All University faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

The University of Washington, Bothell is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.

Did You Know?

The new Science and Academic Building will be completed in 2014.