Lecturer, Computer Information Systems

Updated: 8 days ago
Location: Bentley, KANSAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Description Summary

The Department of Computer Information Systems (CIS) at Bentley University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track Lecturer position for Academic Year 2023-24 starting in July 2023.

The CIS department offers programs at the undergraduate and graduate level (see https://catalog.bentley.edu/undergraduate/courses/cs/ and https://catalog.bentley.edu/graduate/graduate-courses/cs/ ). The CIS faculty’s teaching and scholarly interests encompass several areas of Information Systems and Computer Science (see http://bit.ly/CIS_Faculty ).  

The successful candidate is an organized and creative teacher who will serve as the coordinator for the department’s CS 100 course, Solving Business Problems with Information Technology (see https://bit.ly/CIS_Undergraduate ). CS 100 is a required course for all first-year students, and the department offers 20+ sections each fall and spring semester. The course coordinator is responsible for hiring and training adjunct faculty, selecting learning materials, working with the publisher’s representatives, and developing a template site for the university’s learning management system, training adjunct faculty, creating syllabi, schedules, standardized exams and assignments for all sections. The CS 100 course coordinator receives one course release per semester.

Bentley University leads higher education in providing transformative business education grounded in the liberal arts and sciences. Located 12 miles west of Boston in Waltham, Massachusetts, Bentley is one of the nation’s leading business schools, dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader with the technical skills, global perspective, and ethical standards required to make a difference in an ever-changing world. The university enrolls approximately 4,000 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students. U.S. News ranks Bentley #2 in regional universities in the North, #5 in undergraduate teaching, and #1 most innovative schools. In addition, the Princeton Review ranks Bentley #2 in the United States in career services.

Bentley University values and supports teaching excellence. The selected applicant will be expected to contribute to the CIS department’s mission of preparing technically adept information systems professionals to thrive in careers at the intersection of business and digital technologies. We also seek faculty and staff who represent diverse backgrounds, interests, and talents, are dedicated to high ethical standards and are willing to embrace change. At Bentley, a team-oriented work environment promotes personal development and professional accomplishment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A master’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or a closely related field.

  • We seek candidates whose experience in teaching, service, and/or research has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.

Special Instructions for Applicants

All applicants will be asked to include the following documents upon submission of their application:

  • CV

  • Cover Letter

  • Teaching Statement

  • Evidence of Teaching Excellence (e.g., course syllabi, assignments, student/peer evaluations)

  • Diversity Statement: Applicants should submit a statement (not exceeding two single-spaced pages) explaining how their teaching in the department will contribute to and add to a culture of equity and inclusion.

For questions, please get in touch with the search committee chair at dyates@bentley.edu .

Bentley University requires references checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.


Bentley University strives to create a campus community that welcomes the exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values differences and views them as a strength in our community.

Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity. The University is committed to building a community of talented students, faculty and staff who reflect the diversity of global business. We strongly encourage applications from persons from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse experiences and backgrounds.

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