Lecturer in Computer Science

at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, United States

Job Description

Lecturer in Computer Science

Posting Number F00174JP Department Computer Science Position Summary

The Department of Computer Science at Bowdoin College invites applications for the position of Lecturer starting July 1, 2022. The initial appointment will be three years, contingent on successful review after the first year, with the possibility of additional renewal upon subsequent reviews. We desire to fill this position with someone who (1) is an excellent teacher with a passion for computer science; (2) has a keen interest in computer science pedagogy; and (3) is excited to teach a diverse set of courses. The lecturer will keep abreast of advances in computer science pedagogy and use this expertise to support pedagogical innovation at Bowdoin. The teaching load for this position is five courses per year, generally two introductory level courses and three intermediate courses. PhD preferred; master’s degree required.

Bowdoin provides strong support for faculty teaching and mentoring through the Baldwin Center for Learning and Teaching, the Colby Bates Bowdoin Pedagogy Matters collaboration, and the Office of the Dean for Academic Affairs, including teaching consultations and workshops, with a particular focus on designing and implementing intentional, inclusive, equitable, and effective learning environments for students.

Bowdoin is a learning community that warmly welcomes people of all backgrounds. We encourage applications from candidates committed to the instruction and support of a diverse student population and from those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We especially encourage candidates from historically excluded groups to apply.

Bowdoin College accepts only electronic submissions. Please submit: 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a statement that describes your teaching philosophy and how your teaching, scholarship, and mentorship supports our commitment to equity and inclusion (for more information on this approach, please see; 4) the names and contact information for at least three references who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation upon request. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Founded in 1794 on the Maine coast, Bowdoin is one of the oldest and most selective coeducational, residential liberal arts colleges in the country. Bowdoin’s reputation rests on the excellence of its faculty and students, its intimate size, strong sense of community, commitment to diversity (36% students of color, 7% international students and approximately 15% first generation college students), and treasured links with the people, history, and natural beauty of Maine. Bowdoin College is committed to equality and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college. Bowdoin College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability status in employment, or in our education programs.

For further information about the department, the College, and Midcoast Maine, see our website at http://

Posting Date 09/13/2021 Applications Accepted Until Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

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Employment Category Full Time Year Round Job Start Date 07/01/2022 Job End Date Job Type Faculty Background Check Package Requirements Faculty/Administrative Applicant Documents To view full details and how to apply, please login or create a Job Seeker account
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Job Posting: JC192429018

Posted On: Sep 16, 2021

Updated On: Oct 19, 2021