Lecturer - Computer Science - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Teaches students to understand and appreciate computer science and software engineering topics. Designs courses and prepares instructional materials. Cultivates a student-centered learning environment, and helps them succeed. Assesses teaching results and applies results to improve courses, curriculum, and teaching effectiveness.
Supports department, university, and community through service such as committees and special projects. Fully supports the university and program level accreditation efforts. Engages in scholarly activities, including research and keeps current in the latest developments in the field.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with an appropriate degree in a related field to the coursework being taught. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated strength in, and a passion for teaching.

Ph.D. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related discipline.

Expertise in teaching mathematical subjects related to computer science such as discrete structures, analysis of algorithms, artificial intelligence, and the theory of computation is highly desirable.


Knowledge and experience of subject matter and content in the areas of computer science, computer networking, and/or computer security.

Knowledge and experience in one of more of the following fields: computer network application, system, and web programming; software and network (cyber) security; cloud computing systems; distributed systems design and development; and/or network engineering.

Knowledge of current trends and research in the fields of computer networking, computer science, and computer and network security.


Effective interpersonal, problem solving and decision-making skills.

Effective presentation of course materials and learning experiences.


Ability to communicate clearly in English, both orally and in writing.

Ability to engage, motivate, and evaluate students.

Ability to deal with the opportunities and challenges of a rapidly growing and changing institution.

Ability to teach general computer science topics, including theoretical and practical software development skills.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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