Instructor or Lecturer, Computer Science

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Engineering/Computer Science

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Instructor or Lecturer, Computer Science

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Job Description:

The Department of Computer Science (CS) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) is seeking outstanding candidates for two 9-month, non-tenure earning instructor or lecturer positions to teach Computer Science and Information Technology courses. The job rank (instructor or lecturer) will be dependent upon the selected candidate's qualifications. The anticipated starting date is August 8, 2021.


The selected candidates will teach a full time academic load which consists of up to four courses per semester. The courses may include a variety of topics in our undergraduate Computer Science and Information Technology programs. Other responsibilities include holding office hours, conducting required academic performance assessments, and development of instructional content for course enhancement. 


UCF is one of the nation’s largest universities. An economic engine, UCF attracts and supports vital industry to Orlando. UCF is at the center of the Florida High Tech Corridor where industries include software, defense, space, simulation and 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


AA-College of Engineering and Computer Science, Department of Computer Science

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Minimum Qualifications:

A Ph.D., terminal degree, or foreign degree equivalent (for lecturer), or M.S. (for instructor) from an accredited institution in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a closely related discipline by the start of the appointment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to applicants with a strong record of teaching.

Special Instructions to Applicants:


Additional Application Materials Required:

UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website, In addition to the online application, interested candidates must also attach the following items at the time of application:

1) a signed cover letter;

2) a complete CV/resume;

3) a one-page statement of teaching interests and philosophy;

4) a list of at least three professional references including address, phone number, and email address.


NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.


Questions regarding this search may be directed to Dr. Gary Leavens, Computer Science Chair, at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

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: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.


The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

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