Position Title: Teaching Assistant Professor/Lecturer
Posting Number: F1700164
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), University at Buffalo invites candidates to apply for non-tenure track Lecturer 10 mo. positions. We invite candidates from all areas of computer science and computer engineering who have a passion for teaching to apply. We are particularly looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a diverse community of students and faculty and share our vision of helping all constituents reach their potential.
Duties include teaching and development of undergraduate computer science and computer engineering courses (with an emphasis on lower division), advising undergraduate students, as well as participation in department and university governance (service). Contribution to research is encouraged.
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering is housed in a new $75M building and offers both BA and BS degrees in Computer Science and a BS in Computer Engineering (accredited by ABET) as well as MS and PhD programs.
The department has 8 teaching faculty among our 50 full-time faculty, and approximately 1,000 undergraduate majors, 450 masters' students, and 160 PhD students. Over the last five years we rapidly grown our numbers of career oriented teaching faculty, with five new hires joining 3 who each have over fifteen years of experience at the University. Our faculty members are actively involved in cutting-edge research and successful interdisciplinary programs and centers devoted to biometrics; bioinformatics; biomedical computing; computational and data science and engineering, document analysis and recognition; high performance computing; information assurance and cyber security; embedded, networked and distributed systems, and sustainable transportation. In 2016, our annual research expenditure exceeded $5 million and the total amount of new awards exceeded $12 million.
The University at Buffalo (UB) is the largest and most comprehensive public university within the State of New York with approximately 20,000 undergraduate students and 10,000 graduate students. One of the most recent investments of the University is the establishment of RENEW, a multidisciplinary institute for Research and Education in eNergy, Environment and Water, which provides CSE faculty and students many opportunities for collaboration.
Salary range of the position is $72,000 – $81,600.
Applicants should have a PhD degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related field. Exceptional applicants with a MS degree will also be considered. The ability to teach at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum is essential, as is potential for excellent in teaching, mentoring, service, and research. A background in computer science and computer engineering education, a commitment to K-12 outreach, and addressing the recruitment and retention of underrepresented students are definite assets.
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowl¬edge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society.