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Lecturer in Computing and Mathematical Sciences, 2017-18

Close Date:
Open until filled.


The Department of Computing and Mathematical Sciences (CMS) at the California Institute of Technology invites applications for the position of Lecturer in Computing and Mathematical Sciences. This is a (non-tenure-track) career teaching position, with full-time teaching responsibilities. We seek to fill this position this coming academic year and the initial term of appointment be be up to three years.

The lecturer will teach introductory computer science courses including data structures, algorithms and software engineering, and will work closely with the CMS faculty on instructional matters. The ability to teach intermediate-level undergraduate courses in areas such as software engineering, computing systems and/or compilers is desired. The lecturer may also assist in other aspects of the undergraduate program, including curriculum development, academic advising, and monitoring research projects. The lecturer must have a track record of excellence in teaching computer science to undergraduates. In addition, the lecturer will have opportunities to participate in research projects in the department. An advanced degree in Computer Science or related field is desired but not required.

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. Please view the application instructions and apply on-line.

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Instructions for Applicants

  1. Create an account.
  2. Fill out the application form.
  3. After you submit your application form send the link that is provided to your three references and have them upload their letters of recommendation.
  4. Upload the following documents (as individual files or in one combined pdf):
    • cover letter;
    • CV;
    • teaching statement;
    • teaching evaluations for all recently taught courses.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Caltech is committed to working with and providing access and reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical or mental disabilities. To request disability accommodations for any part of the interview or hiring process, please contact 626-395-4560 for assistance or contact