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Adjunct Faculty Computer Science

Apply now Posting #: 1424
Position Status: Faculty, Part-time temporary
Location: San Diego
Position Type: Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, Faculty

Position Title & Department:

Adjunct Faculty Computer Science, Shiley Marcos School of Engineering
Posting #

1424

Department Description:

The USD Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering (SMSE) does more than develop world-class engineers and computer scientists in a nationally recognized program. We help these bright minds develop into Changemakers with the global perspective, social awareness and leadership skills to make a difference in the world. We cater to the students who, as kids, aimed to build something more complex than the picture on the Lego box. Here, those who challenge convention can become successful professionals who leave a positive mark on their world.

Detailed Description:

The Computer Science Department at the University of San Diego is seeking adjunct faculty candidates to teach introductory programming in Python during the Fall 2019 semester, with potential for teaching assignments in future semesters.

Specific responsibilities include

• Teaching the lecture and lab of COMP 110, Computational Problem Solving (course description is included below).

• Working with the Computer Science Department chair and faculty to improve instructional materials and class activities to enhance student's learning outcomes and engagement.

• Collecting relevant course data for computer science program assessment and course improvement purposes.

Course description:

COMP 110 – Computational Problem Solving: An introduction to computational problem solving using the Python programming language. Students will learn the basic elements of programming (e.g. conditionals, loops, inputs/outputs), modular program design, and the basics of data abstraction through object-oriented programming.
Job Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:  
• A Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field, and a Master's degree in any field.

• A strong interest in teaching undergraduate-level courses. Prior teaching experience is highly preferred.

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:

Per university part-time faculty compensation rates.

Special Application Instructions:
 
Click 'Apply Now' to complete our online application and submit your current CV and cover letter to this job posting. Your cover letter should convey your motivation for teaching with us as an adjunct faculty and the specific course(s) that you wish to teach. Applications will be considered in the order they are received, and the positions will remain open until filled.
 
For further question, you may contact the COMP department chair, Dr. John Glick at Glick@sandiego.edu.  
 
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:

External job postings will be up for at least five days. After that time, applications will be reviewed by the hiring manager/committee throughout the posting period. A candidate may be selected at any time which could then close this posting on a date earlier than listed.

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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