Lecturer of Computer Science
Deadline for Applications is 5/15/2022

Code: 18212 Posted: 03/31/2022

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a dynamic learning community grounded in academic excellence and focused on student success, diversity, inclusion and community engagement. One of 13 four-year institutions within the University of Wisconsin System, Parkside provides an educational value to our students that’s unparalleled. An affordable, high-quality education is an investment in one’s future, and we believe the cost of an education should not prevent any student from achieving his or her educational and professional goals.

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Position Title:  Lecturer of Computer Science

Employment Type: Full time/Academic Staff/Exempt

Reports To: The Lecturer of Computer Science will report to the Chair of the Computer Science Department

Computer Science is a signature program at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. We also offer certificates in Cyber Security, Data Science, Mobile Development, UNIX System Administration, and World Wide Web Publishing, as well as Master’s degrees in Computer and Information Systems, Cybersecurity, and IT Management.

Essential Job Functions

Lecturer position in computer science: teach multiple computer science courses and provide some service to the department and university. Courses include introduction to computers, introduction to programming for majors (Java) and non-majors, and potentially other courses depending on expertise. Lecturers may teach day, evening, and online classes, including lab and discussion sections.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Teach undergraduate computer science courses as assigned by the department. Lecturers are required to teach 15 credits (or contact hours) per semester.
  • Teach courses including introduction to computers, and introductory programming courses for majors and non-majors, and more advanced courses as per expertise, experience and credentials.
  • Teach lecture, lab, and discussion sections for major’s programming courses in Java; and for non-major programming courses in multiple programming languages.
  • Prepare classes, syllabi, and coursework; update courses for emerging technologies; provide instruction during class time; help students outside of class; provide feedback to students; provide student grades.
  • Student mentoring and advising; serve on department committees; assist with department or university events; and potentially contribute to community-based learning projects as appropriate.


  • MS in computer science, software engineering, computer engineering or related area.
  • Teaching or work experience related to computer science within the last five years.
  • Proficiency in Java and other programming languages.
Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/leave/annualsum/univstaff.pdf 

Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/

Application Process

Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • References
  • Transripts
  • Teaching Philosophy

Review of Applications

Position is open until filled. All applications submitted by Sunday, May 15th, 2022 will be given full consideration.

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Amanda Joncas
Available Until: 05/16/2022

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