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Adjunct Faculty, Computer Science

Apply now Posting #: 3640
Position Status: Faculty, Part-time temporary
Location: San Diego
Position Type: Faculty, Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering

Position Title & Department:

 Adjunct Faculty, Computer Science
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Department Description:

The Computer Science Department at USD is part of the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering (SMSE), which is ranked by U.S. News in the top 15 of non-doctoral engineering schools. The mission of the school is to provide graduates with the perspective, social awareness and leadership skills necessary for becoming change making engineers.

For more information about the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering and the Computer Science Program, please visit: https://www.sandiego.edu/engineering/

Detailed Description:

The Computer Science Department at the University of San Diego (USD) is looking to hire two adjunct instructors in the Fall 2021 semester to each teach one section of introductory programming in Python.  More information about the course is below.

USD’s plan for the fall semester is to be fully in person, with no remote option for either students or instructors.  The first day of class is Wednesday, September 1, and the last day is Friday, December 10, with final exams scheduled during the week of December 13 to 17.

The introductory programming course (COMP 110, Computational Problem Solving) includes 3 hours of lecture and 1.5 hours of lab each week.  One section of the class meets MWF 9:05 – 10:00 (lecture) and M 2:30 – 3:50 (lab), and the other section meets MW 4:00 – 5:20 (lecture) and M 5:30 – 6:50 (lab).

Instructor responsibilities include: lecture and lab preparation, although we have course materials to share; conducting both lecture and lab; grading student work; and holding 1.5 hours of office hours each week.

Job Requirements:


  • Masters degree or higher in computer science or a related field
  • One or more years of experience with the Python programming language, and (desired) experience with Git and Python IDEs (e.g. VS Code)  

Background check:  Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.

Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes. 

Posting Salary:

Consistent with the shiley-Marcos School of Engineering's part-time faculty compensation rates.

Special Application Instructions:
Click 'Apply Now' to complete our online application and, for full consideration, please upload your Curriculum vitae to your application profile for the hiring managers’ review. 
Dr. John Glick
Chair, Department of Computer Science                                                                                Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering                                                                              University of San Diego                                                                                        glick@sandiego.edu

Dr. Glick is also happy to answer any questions that you have about the position.

If you have any technical questions or difficulties please contact the Employment Services Team at 619-260-6806, or email us at jobs@sandiego.edu
Additional Details:

The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.

The University of San Diego is a smoking and tobacco-free campus. For more information, visit www.sandiego.edu/smokefree.

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