The Institute of Technology at the University of Washington Tacoma is seeking applications for one full-time lecturer position for the Computer Science and Systems (CSS) program. This position is a full-time 9-month renewable position with an initial appointment term of up to three years (commensurate with experience), beginning September 2018. Reappointments after the initial year are from 3-5 years. This position requires a Master’s degree or higher or foreign equivalent in Computer Science or a closely related field. Successful candidates will be expected to commit to high-quality teaching and excellent communication. We are particularly interested in hiring candidates with evidence of effectiveness in teaching courses in one or more of the following areas: introductory programming courses; software engineering; computer architecture; operating systems; and computer ethics. Highly qualified applicants in all areas of computer science will be considered.

The University of Washington Tacoma, one of three UW campuses, is an urban undergraduate and graduate level campus that is changing the face of its region economically, culturally, and architecturally. The Institute of Technology was created in 2001 through a public/private partnership to address the critical industry demand for baccalaureate and master’s level computing and engineering professionals. The Institute’s 800+ students are enrolled in four undergraduate degree programs: Computer Engineering and Systems (ABET accredited), Computer Science and Systems (ABET accredited), Information Technology (ABET accredited), and Electrical Engineering in addition to a Master of Science degree in Computer Science and Systems, and a professional master’s degree in Cybersecurity and Leadership, in partnership with UW Tacoma’s Milgard School of Business. The Institute will be expanding its degree offerings as it continues to grow. Our MS in Computer Science and Systems program has interdisciplinary, data centric tracks that leverage the research strengths of other academic units on campus, particularly in Data Science, GIS, Bioinformatics, Cybersecurity and Cyber-Physical Systems. The Institute is also the academic home for the Center for Data Science, with established research partnerships that currently engage the healthcare and insurance industries, corporate and government entities, and other universities worldwide, providing faculty, research staff and students with applied research opportunities. Please seehttp://www.tacoma.uw.edu/institute-technology/ for more details.

UW Tacoma is a 40-acre, urban-serving campus with approximately 4500 students. Its architectural award winning LEED certified, repurposed warehouses in the midst of the city’s museum mile are situated on the high-technology corridor of Puget Sound, offering views of the historic Foss Waterway and Mount Rainier and providing an incomparable gateway to the Pacific Northwest recreation. UW Tacoma’s commitment to equity and inclusion is central to maintaining an atmosphere wherein students, staff, faculty and residents find abundant opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth. Questions related to these positions are to be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Chris Marriott, at Email.

These positions will remain open until filled, however applications received before November 15, 2017 will receive priority review. Applicants are strongly encouraged to complete the Equal Employment Opportunity questionnaire that is linked to the confirmation email. This information will not be shared with the search committee.

UW Tacoma faculty engage in teaching, research, and service and generally participate in lower division, upper division, and graduate instruction.


University of Washington Tacoma



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Ph. D.

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