Lecturer - Computer Science

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

La Crosse, WI

Job posting number: #7092657

Posted: January 21, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Summary
General position summary statement for UWL instructional academic staff positions:
Under general supervision of department chair, a person in this position is responsible for teaching undergraduate courses. In addition to preparing for and holding classes [face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online], teaching involves maintaining currency in the content area related to the teaching assignment, evaluating students’ work, assessing student outcomes, maintaining appropriate records, and holding office hours. In addition, workload may involve advising students and/or providing other service to the department. Other duties may be assigned by the chair or dean.
Description of College / Department / Program / Division / Unit
The mission of the College of Science and Health is to provide an outstanding education in the diverse disciplines of science, health, and mathematics. The College is dedicated to student learning where enthusiastic faculty and staff intellectually challenge students in a supportive and professional environment. Fundamental to our mission is the belief in the value of education in the liberal arts and sciences and the creation of new knowledge. The College offers an outstanding academic and cultural environment for the university community and beyond.

Our vision is to be a premier comprehensive institution, excelling in both undergraduate and graduate education. We will provide academic programs that attract high-achieving students on a regional, national, and international basis. The College will have an outstanding reputation for the quality of its students learning, faculty and staff, state of the art facilities and technology, scholarly achievements, and community and professional service.
Required Qualifications
Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related field and teaching experience.


Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related field and teaching experience.
Physical Demands
None
Working conditions and environment
Classroom or teaching environment.
Miscellaneous Information
For the purposes of medical leave (e.g., FMLA) during the ~30 weeks associated with the academic terms (15 for Fall and 15 for Spring), teaching is calculated as 80%+ of the overall workload; service and professional development not to exceed 20%. The teaching percentage could be lower as determined by the Dean if the instructor has a reduced teaching load from the 15 credits or contact hours. There are nine weeks of the ~39 week contract year outside of the standard 14 week semester (+ one week of finals) where 100% of the faculty member’s time could be considered scholarship and/or service.




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