Requisition ID:  29563

Computer Science Lecturer (Indianapolis)

Job Summary

Lecturer Position in Computer Science
The Department of Computer Science in the College of Science at Purdue University solicits applications for a staff Lecturer position. Expanding from the traditional West Lafayette campus, the Computer Science department is part of the new Purdue University in Indianapolis, a comprehensive urban campus with transformative growth for the state's land-grant university. This position will be part of the Purdue CS Lecturer team, will train in West Lafayette until August 2024, then be permanently stationed at the new Indianapolis campus.

The Department and University
The Department of Computer Science has nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students.  Many students in other majors have interest or are required to take a programming language course to fulfill degree requirements.  Annually the department teaches over 5,000 such students, and the new urban location will add to this total.

Purdue University is Indiana’s land grant university, enrolling over 50,000 at its main West Lafayette campus.  The Department of Computer Science is housed in both the College of Science and the College of Engineering.

Application Process

Applications need to be submitted to this site and need to include (1) a complete curriculum vitae, (2) a teaching statement that includes the teaching philosophy, interests, and experience, and (3) at least three names of references. 


Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in a computing field with experience in software development and teaching.  A master’s degree is preferred. Applicants should be committed to excellence in teaching, have the ability to teach programming courses in C and Python, have an enthusiasm for teaching and interaction with students, have an interest in both in-person and online development and delivery of courses, and have an interest in advising student team projects. The position is a non-faculty rank, staff teaching position, with continuing appointment. In addition to the training period in West Lafayette, occasional travel will be required between locations.

Reference Collection
References will only be contacted and collected for the finalist.

A background check will be required for employment in this position.  Review of applications and interviews will begin in January 2024 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries can be sent to
Candidates must have the ability to work in the US without immigration sponsorship from Purdue University.


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Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis