Lecturer I, Computer Science and Engineering

University of Nevada, Reno

Reno, NV

Job posting number: #7086923

Posted: October 11, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

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Job Description

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) invites applications for a full time, non-tenure track Lecturer I position in Computer Engineering starting January 2022. The successful applicant will be expected to primarily teach computer engineering courses such as CPE 201 Digital Design, CPE 301 Embedded Systems Design, CS 219 Computer Organization, CPE 400 Computer Communication Networks, and Computer Engineering technical electives at the senior/graduate level.

The expected teaching load is 3 courses per semester (Spring and Fall), and there are opportunities to teach extra courses (over the summer or online) for additional compensation. The required mode for course delivery is in-person, but will follow any temporary alternate operations as adopted by University administration. The incumbent is expected to participate in department, college and university activities; such as curriculum development, curriculum enhancement and mentoring student projects. They will also contribute to committee and department assignments including administrative, outreach, and other functions.

Lecturer Statement

The University of Nevada, Reno reserves the right to hire at any level of Lecturer (I-IV) or Teaching Assistant/Associate/Professor (terminal degree candidates) that is appropriate for the hire.  If you have questions about title, please inquire during the interview process.

Required Qualifications
Applicants must have a M.S. or Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science by January 1, 2022. In addition, applicants must be strongly committed to excellence in teaching and student mentoring. Two years of college-level teaching is required (preferably teaching introductory Computer science or Computer Engineering courses) as well as a demonstrated interest in innovative teaching. Applicants are encouraged to consult our BS in CSE curriculum here.

Compensation Grade

Lecturer I

Salary Schedules

Total Compensation

The total compensation package includes a competitive salary, moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please visit: UNR Benefits

Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples’ professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada. Dual Career Program

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering is dynamic and rapidly expanding. Our department currently has 1,000 students including 70 Ph.D. and 60 M.S. students. In August of 2020, the CSE department moved into the new engineering building where it occupies 23,000 square feet of the state-of-the-art research space, including 30 faculty offices and nine shared research labs, each more than 1,000 square feet. The new building has state of the art teaching labs and classrooms.

Two faculty have been awarded Tibbits distinguished teacher awards. Several faculty are the recipients of senior scholar mentors awards. The CSE Department has several NSF CAREER awardees. Apart from NSF, research in the department is also supported by DoD, DHS, NIH, DARPA and NASA, as well as by companies such as Google, Microsoft, Tesla, Nokia and Mozilla. With strong research and education programs in (1) Cybersecurity and Network Systems, (2) Intelligent and Autonomous Systems & (3) Data and Software Systems, the department’s average annual research expenditures was $4.75M over the last three years.

The department currently offers B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science and engineering; Two minors and a graduate certificate in cybersecurity; Minor in digital interactive games; and a minor in unmanned autonomous systems. We currently offer an online MS in Cybersecurity. We expect strong growth in research funding and student enrollments over the next several years. For more details, please visit: https://www.unr.edu/cse.

The College of Engineering

In the past decade, substantial growth in both student enrollment and tenure-track faculty positions has led the College of Engineering to unprecedented success and new levels of performance that contributed significantly to the University’s elevation to Carnegie R1 status. Enrollment has doubled, and in the most recent fiscal year, new research funding surpassed $22 million. This fall, the new 100,000-square-foot William N. Pennington Engineering Building opened. With its 150 graduate workstations, 40 laboratories and ISO Class 5 (Class 100) cleanroom, our students and faculty will build on the College’s robust tradition of excellence in pursuit of high-impact research that improves lives in our state, across our nation and around the world. https://www.unr.edu/engineering

Contact Information

Contact Ms. Nancy LaTourrette nancy@unr.edu for questions regarding the application process.


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