The School of Computational Science and Engineering (CSE) of the College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia invites applications for full-time, non-tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Instructor or Lecturer (based on experience) to start in January of 2019. Primary responsibilities are to provide high-quality classroom teaching and service to the School of CSE. In addition, candidates may also be asked to teach as the Instructor of Record for courses offered in online programs including the Online Master of Science program in Computer Science and Online Master of Science in Analytics. Applicants must have a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field. This position is renewable annually based on funding and the needs of the College. A full-time position is a 9-month contract although summer teaching is typically available.
Duties, Responsibilities, and Assignments
The overall responsibility of the lecturers and instructors at the College of Computing is to teach such Computer Science classes as are assigned to them, usually the large first and second-year classes. The specific duties involved in teaching such a class are:
1. Preparing and maintaining a class syllabus and schedule.
2. Preparing and delivering materials for each of the scheduled meeting times of the class. For online courses, monitor course progress and activity, interact with students through such social applications as Piazza, Sakai, Wiki or other interactive online forms, and respond appropriately to any problems.
3. Holding regularly scheduled office hours to assist students who are having any difficulty with course materials.
4. If Teaching Assistants (TAs) are required for the class,
a. Making the selection of TAs to hire for the class
b. Ensuring that each TA is trained with respect to their legal obligations to the students and to the technical content of the class.
c. Ensuring appropriate conduct of the TAs.
5. Supervising the development of, and approving the content of, all assignments given to the students in the class.
6. Supervising the development of, and approving the content of, all evaluation materials given to the students in the class.
7. Supervising and ensuring the correctness and fairness of all grading activities in the class.
8. Computing and delivering to the Registrar’s Office mid-term and final grades for the class.
9. Assisting in reviews of their fellow lecturers on a regular basis.
10. Participating in committees and other administrative activities as required by the administration.
Applications should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, material relevant to evaluating the applicant's teaching abilities, and the names of at least three references. For full consideration, interested individuals are asked to apply by October 29, 2018. However, posting will remain open until position(s) are filled. Applications should be submitted online through:
The College of Computing was established in 1990 under the direction of the founding dean, Peter Freeman. The college is a world-class leader in research and computing breakthroughs. Based on the latest ranking in the U.S. News and World Report, our graduate program is currently ranked 8th nationally. The college consists of three schools that provide specialized and general computing education to the entire campus. The college of part of Georgia Institute of Technology, which is a unit of the University System of the State of Georgia and is primarily located in the heart of Atlanta, Georgia. Georgia Tech is ranked #34 among national universities.