The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Practice position. This is a non-tenure track 9-month faculty appointment (paid over 12 months). The UNL College of Engineering is undergoing an exciting period of significant growth and anticipates hiring several new faculty members.
This position is focused on the field of Software Engineering and requires experience in introductory level teaching in software engineering, computer science, and/or computer engineering. The successful candidate for this position will join the faculty for the new Bachelor of Software Engineering degree at UNL. They will work with existing faculty to deliver, assess and refine our novel approach to software engineering education as well as deliver advanced-topic and capstone courses.
The Assistant Professor of Practice is a three-year renewable position, eligible for benefits. Such appointments are intended for instructors who are dedicated to becoming leaders in educational innovation and curriculum development, educational reform, and pedagogy.
The successful candidate must have a master’s degree in software engineering, computer science, computer engineering or a related field. Candidates must have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and previous effective teaching experience (as evidenced by evaluations and demonstrated support of academic programs and student success) in introductory level teaching in software engineering, computer science, and/or computer engineering. Strong oral presentation and communication skills are required.
Preferred candidates will have experience teaching software engineering courses at the post-secondary level as well as recent relevant industry experience.