Lecturer, 7-12 Computer Science Education/Mathematics Education

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University of Nevada, Reno

Lecturer, 7-12 Computer Science Education/Mathematics Education




University of Nevada, Reno - Main Campus


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Job Description

The College of Education at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a full-time lecturer position beginning in the fall of 2020. The position will be 51% 7th - 12th Computer Science Education and 49% Master Teacher in Secondary Mathematics Education. The Computer Science Education component will be housed in the Division of Teacher Education and Human Development (TEHD) while the Mathematics Master Teacher component will reside in NevadaTeach, a mature UTeach replication program. The teaching load for this position will be adapted to include developing and teaching methodology courses designed to prepare teachers to deliver Secondary Computer Science classes including AP Computer Science, collaborating with Elementary and Secondary faculty to support their efforts to integrate computational thinking/quantitative literacy into their courses, and performing Master Teacher responsibilities in the NevadaTeach program that include teaching, recruitment, and supervision.


Required Qualifications


• Master's Degree in an appropriate field (Computer Science, Mathematics Education, Teacher Education, or a related area);

• Evidence of a strong background in Computer Science as determined by the search committee;

• Experience in Leadership and/or delivering Professional Development for K-12 Teachers.


Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to applicants with:


• A doctoral degree in an appropriate field;

• K-12 Teaching Experience;

• An undergraduate or Master's degree in Computer Science;

• Evidence of a strong background in Secondary Mathematics as determined by the search committee.


Compensation Grade/Rank

Rank 0(I)


Department Information

The Division of Teacher Education and Human Development (TEHD) is one of two units in the College of Education. It provides initial teacher preparation, delivers masters programs, and participates in the college's doctoral program curriculum. The NevadaTeach Program is interdisciplinary and offers dual degrees that combine a degree in Secondary Education from the College of Education with a content area degree from the College of Science, the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources, or the School of Community Health Sciences. https://www.unr.edu/education/academic-programs and https://www.unr.edu/nevadateach


Total Compensation

The total compensation package includes a negotiable salary, moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, thirty (30) days of sick leave provided upon start date and two (2) days of sick leave accrued per full month after the first year of service, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please visit: UNR Benefits https://www.unr.edu/hr/benefits


Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples' professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada. https://www.unr.edu/hr/jobs/dual-career-program


Contact Information for this position

Search Chair -Robert J. Quinn mailto:quinn@unr.edu

Search Coordinator - Cindy Bozman, mailto:cbozman@unr.edu





Full-Time Equivalent



Required Attachment(s)

Attach the following attachments to your application

1) Resume/CV

2) Cover Letter

3) Contact information for three professional references, including their relationship to you

4) Detailed letter of application that includes a statement on how you would contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community

5) One sample of scholarly writing.


This posting is open until filled

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Priority will be given to candidates who apply by January 15, 2020. This search will close without notice as soon after January 15 as a sufficient number of applications have been received or a hiring decision has been made.


Posting Close Date


Note to Applicant

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Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.


University of Nevada, Reno


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Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a “Top Tier” Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.


The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.


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Review of Applicants Begins: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
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