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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.


Job Summary

The Department of Computer and Information Science (CIS) at UM-Dearborn is seeking applications for one or more Intermittent Lecturer positions for Fall Term 2021. The Intermittent Lecturer will be teaching one or two courses in Computer and Information Science (such as C++ programming, data structure and algorithm, discrete structure, networking, and security and privacy in cloud computing) at undergraduate and/or graduate levels. Each course is for 3 or 4 credit hours and will be taught in-person and/or online. Inquiries regarding the opportunities may be sent to the department chair via email at

Regarding pandemic precautions: academic year 2021-22 is currently expected to be in-person, but decisions will be made appropriate to circumstances at the relevant times, and course instruction may instead switch to virtual or hybrid.


Duties of this position include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses at all levels, developing and providing to students a syllabus and materials using the online course management system, evaluating and grading students, holding regularly scheduled office hours, and handling routine matters related to instruction. Duties may also include teaching high enrollment courses and supervising Graduate Student Instructors (teaching assistants).

Required Qualifications*

Candidates must possess an earned Ph.D. or M.Sc. in Computer Science or similar discipline with relevant specialization, relevant teaching experience and evidence of teaching excellence.   Candidates will be evaluated based on submitted CV, teaching evaluations, and relevant recommendations.

Additional Information

The University of Michigan-Dearborn (UM-Dearborn) is one of the three campuses of the University of Michigan. UM-Dearborn, a comprehensive university offering high quality undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing education to residents of southeastern Michigan, and attracts more than 9,000 students. Our faculty comes from respected universities and doctoral programs, are recognized for excellence in research and teaching, and are active in professional and academic service roles in their respective fields. US News and World Report recently recognized our campus as a Best Regional University.

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks.  Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.