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Adjunct Faculty, Computer Science

Apply now Posting #: 2608
Position Status: Faculty, Part-time temporary
Location: San Diego
Position Type: Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, Faculty

Position Title & Department:

 Adjunct Faculty, Computer Science
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Department Description:

The University of San Diego's Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering 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 (USD) is looking to hire an adjunct instructor in the Fall 2020 semester to teach introductory programming in Python.  More information about the course is below.

USD’s plan for the fall semester is to have students on campus and to teach in person (with safety precautions and protocols in place); and to start the semester on August 17 and end final exams by November 20.  Depending on the final plans, part of the course instruction might be delivered remotely.

The introductory programming course (COMP 110, Computational Problem Solving) includes 3 hours of lecture and 1.5 hours of lab each week.  The class meets Tuesday/Thursday 10:45 – 12:05 (lecture) and Thursday 2:30 – 3:50 (lab).  Compensation is approximately $8800.

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.

Posting Salary:

Standard Adjunct Faculty Rates

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