The Computer Science Department of the State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh invites applications for the full-time position of Lecturer in Computer Science to begin in the Fall of 2018. SUNY Plattsburgh is a public liberal arts college with approximately 240 majors in 3 areas: Computer Science, Computer Security, and Information Technology. The successful candidate will be committed to excellence in teaching and service in an institution dedicated primarily to undergraduate education. It will be expected that the person appointed to this role will demonstrate an understanding of and sensitivity to diversity and gender issues, as SUNY Plattsburgh is committed to ensuring that its graduates are educated to succeed in an increasingly complex, multicultural, and interdependent world.


The successful candidate will be expected to be active in teaching, as well as engaged in department and campus-wide service. The full-time teaching load is 12 credits per semester. The successful candidate may be asked to teach courses in a distance learning format.

Required Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Computer Science or a closely related field from a regionally-accredited institution. The successful candidate will have demonstrated an ability to work effectively and collegially with faculty, staff, and administrators.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. or A.B.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong record of teaching excellence and/or the ability to teach a wide range of courses in Computer Science. The ability to engage students in undergraduate research is also preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Application materials received by February 16 will be guaranteed full consideration. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, summary of evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three current letters of reference, at least one of which should address the candidate’s teaching effectiveness. Official transcripts from an accredited institution will be required prior to employment.