Specialist – Teacher-Fixed Term – East Lansing, MI

Specialist – Teacher-Fixed Term

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI


Position Summary

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Michigan State University invites applications for two Teaching Specialists. These Academic Specialists are non-tenure track, fixed-term, full-time teaching positions, renewable each year according to performance and budget. These positions are academic year (9-month) appointments.  Additional opportunities may exist for summer salary compensation.

Candidates should be able to teach a variety of courses in Computer Science. The successful candidates will join a motivated team with a record of accomplishment in innovative course development, delivery and assessment.  Those interested in research in pedagogy are especially encouraged to apply. The responsibilities for this position include teaching and development of undergraduate courses, as well as training and supervision of graduate teaching assistants, undergraduate learning assistants, and coordinating laboratory sections.  

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Masters -Computer Science or related field

Desired Degree


Minimum Requirements

  • Applicants for the position must have at least a Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field with substantial teaching and/or industrial experience.

Desired Qualifications

  • Applicants for the position must have or be earning a PhD in Computer Science or related area with substantial teaching and/or industrial experience.

Required Application Materials

  • Letter of Intent
  • Resume/CV
  • Names and contact information of three references

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/

Special Instructions

For additional information about the Department, College, and the University, see http://www.cse.msu.edu




MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.


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