University of Maryland, College Park Lecturer/Instructor in College Park, Maryland

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Campus/College Information

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position

The computer science department is expanding rapidly and is preparing to move to the Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Innovation ( We are looking for both lecturers and senior lecturers to work with our bright and amazing students. We recently launched a new maker space (Sandbox) and are on the lookout for computer scientists who are excited to join our rapidly growing academic community.

Responsibilities: During each fall and spring semester, we anticipate that the lecturer will teach at most three sections involving programming, discrete structures, and/or web development. The lecturer may also decide to participate in lower level course curriculum development or become involved in the department’s vibrant research community via research grants and advising. Opportunities for summer and winter teaching for additional pay will also be available.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: An M.S. degree is required and either the B.S. or M.S. degree must be in Computer Science. In-depth knowledge of and proficiency in teaching Java, C, and Unix. Other desirable languages include Ruby, OCaml, Python, HTML, Javascript and discrete math. A PhD is strongly preferred.

Additional Information

Application Process: Please apply online at: The positions will remain open until filled. For any information or questions please email

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Diversity Statement

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Position Number: 1215307

Title: Lecturer/Instructor

Functional Title: Lecturer/Instructor

Category Status: 15-Fac.Non-Tenured,Continuing Con

Applicant Search Category: Faculty

University Authorized FTE: 100

Unit: CMNS-Computer Science

Posting Date: 12/15/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes