The University of Central Florida (UCF) is recruiting for a visiting lecturer or instructor in the department of Computer Science (CS). The starting date is January 4, 2021.
Title depends on qualifications. For a visiting lecturer, the minimum qualification is a Ph.D., terminal degree, or foreign degree equivalent in an area appropriate to CS, from an accredited institution at the time of the appointment. For a visiting instructor, the minimum qualification is an MS degree in an appropriate area. Preference will be given to applicants with a strong record of teaching. Candidates must apply online at https://jobs.ucf.edu/en-us/job/499413/visiting-lecturer-or-instructor-compu….
This position is part of a grant intended to expand participation in computing and involves teaching students with no programming experience how to program in Python.
CS at UCF is home to the first CS Ph.D. program in Florida. It employs 12 lecturers and instructors. Its 34 tenured and tenure-track faculty are engaged in world-class research in HCI, Computer Vision, AI and Machine Learning, Virtual Reality, cyber security and privacy, and many other areas. The department has both CS and IT undergraduate degrees accredited by ABET, and MS degrees in CS, Digital Forensics, and Data Analytics, a Ph.D. in CS and a PhD in Big Data Analytics, see http://www.cs.ucf.edu/.
UCF is one of the nation’s largest universities. An economic engine, UCF attracts and supports vital industry to Orlando. UCF’s is at the center of the Florida High Tech Corridor, where industries include software, defense, space, simulation & training, and entertainment. Next to UCF is a thriving research park that conducts over $2 billion in funded research. Great weather, easy access to the seashore, one of the largest convention centers in the nation, and one of the world’s best airports are just a few features that make Orlando an ideal location. Learn more about UCF at http://www.ucf.edu/faculty.
As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF’s Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request