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Lecturer in Computer Science

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Job Details
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University of Maine - USM
Physical Address
96 Falmouth Street
Portland, ME 04103
Job Description

Position Title:
Lecturer in Computer Science


City, State:
Portland, ME

Computer Science – PCS

Bargaining Unit:

Salary Band/Wage Band:

Work Schedule:
academic year

Statement of Job:

The Computer Science department at the University of Southern Maine () invites applicants for a Lecturer position. We are seeking highly motivated individuals committed to teaching Computer Science. This position is a full time renewable, non-tenure track position with responsibilities in teaching and service. We welcome applicants in all areas of specialization, but especially encourage candidates with expertise or interest in Machine Learning, Distributed Systems, or Software Engineering or industry experience to apply. Information science has been identified as a key area for growth in Maine’s economy by the government and the university is investing in resources to produce more graduates. Department expansion will permit the resumption of the MS in Computer Science degree, the addition of an MS in Data Science degree, and collaborations on other degrees.

The successful candidate will join a department and institution that care deeply about student academic success and the development of faculty to be effective teachers. The department meets annually to discuss teaching effectiveness and student learning and mentors junior faculty on practices. The university provides a variety of programs and financial support for faculty to improve their pedagogical skills. The university provides a variety of programs and financial support for faculty to improve their pedagogical skills.

The position has no specific scholarship requirement, but an individual is welcome to conduct research and involve students in research activities. The university provides incentives and assistance for scholarly endeavors.

The USM Service Promise is “Student Focused Every Day” and we are looking for a faculty member who shares the commitment to that and to its associated practices of respect & care, integrity, equity and responsiveness.

We are the University of Everyone – a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students. We welcome applicants who are multi-lingual. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Salary for this position is $75,000.



Master’s degree in Computer Science

Other Information:

The University of Southern Maine provides a highly competitive benefits package that includes: Paid Time Off (Holidays, Vacation, & Sick), Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance, Tuition Waiver Program for Employee & Dependents, a 403(b) Retirement Plan, and more.

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To Apply:

Materials must be submitted via “Apply for position.” You will create an applicant profile and complete an application. You will need to upload a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae, a teaching statement expressing your teaching experience, interests, and philosophy and a list of the names and contact information for three references.

This position is open until filled.

Appropriate background screening will be conducted for the successful candidate.

Work Year Calendar:
Academic Year (Sept-May)

Required Documents:
Cover Letter, CV/Resume, References, Teaching Statement

The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Sarah E. Harebo, Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

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