Instructor at UofSC CSE Department

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of South Carolina, Columbia is seeking applications for a full-time non-tenure track Instructor position beginning Fall 2020.

The duties of this position are to (1) teach undergraduate courses in computer science and engineering, which may include computer programming (Python, JAVA, C++), web programming (HTML/CSS/JavaScript), computer engineering (architecture, embedded systems, advanced digital logic), data structures and algorithms, databases, operating systems, networks, computer security, and software engineering; (2) prepare course syllabi and handouts; (3) evaluate and grade student assignments and papers; (4) maintain required records, including student attendance and grades; (5) hold regularly-scheduled office hours to advise and assist students; and (6) participate in program and department meetings and activities.

Minimum requirements for this position are a Master’s degree in computer science or closely related field and a commitment to excellence in teaching.

Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Expected start date is August 16, 2020. Interested applicants will apply online at with: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) concise description of teaching interests, and (4) names and contact information of 3 references.

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering in the College of Engineering and Computing offers B.S. degrees in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, and Computer Engineering; M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and Computer Engineering; and a Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security Studies. The Department has 31 full-time faculty members (including 8 instructors), an undergraduate enrollment of 950 students, and a graduate enrollment of 161 students.

The University of South Carolina is the Flagship University of the State. Founded in 1801, it is one of the nation’s oldest and most comprehensive public universities. Columbia, the seat of South Carolina government, was ranked by as the third best college town in 2016. The temperate climate, the family friendly and resurgent city, the proximity to the beaches and mountains, and the traditions and beauty of the historic University with forward-leaning benefits and practices provide for a high quality of life.

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.