Faculty Adjunct - Computer Science

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Sep 28, 2020
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Part Time


Faculty Adjunct - Computer Science

Main Campus - Boston, MA
R06904

Located in Boston's historic Fenway area, Simmons has a strong tradition of empowering women and challenging traditional gender roles. Simmons University was one of the first higher education institutions to prepare women to become leaders and has evolved to become a university offering a women's undergraduate program and graduate programs open to all.

You're joining our community at an especially exciting time as one of our strategic goals is to become the most inclusive campus in New England. You'll find that people who work here are truly committed to our mission of preparing students to become champions of social justice and leaders in their professions and their communities. This commitment and pride make for a dynamic workplace. Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual's community experience.

As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing inclusive hiring practices-at all levels, for all positions-ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.

Job Summary

The Computer Science Program seeks qualified individuals to join our adjunct hiring pool to express their interest in future, part-time teaching assignments at Simmons University.

Typical courses include Introduction to Programming (in Python) for beginner programmers, as well as more advanced courses in programming or other aspects of computing systems (networking, cybersecurity, etc). A teaching assignment will commonly include both lecture and lab sections in the fall or spring semesters.

Total class contact time will be 3 hours for the lecture and 1.5 hours for the lab. Adjuncts are also expected to hold office hours during the week for at least 2 hours (for example, half an hour before and after each class, if the class meets twice a week).

Requirements:
  • Master's degree required; Ph.D. preferred.
  • Teaching experience is preferred, at either the college or high school level.


Additional Information:

Applications will be accepted continuously into the pool and will be drawn upon to fill vacancies as they become available. Candidates are encouraged to offer updates of their CVs and contact information, as necessary.

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy (optional), and contact information for at least two professional references. Please upload all documents to the Resume/CV section on the 'My Experience' page of your application.

Please contact Amber Stubbs (stubbs@simmons.edu) if you have any questions.

Instructions to Applicants: Please upload all applicable application materials (e.g. resume/cv, cover letter, writing sample, teaching philosophy, etc.) in the "Resume/CV" box on page 2 ("My Experience") of this application. Documents can be uploaded individually or as a combined document (e.g. PDF).

Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual's community experience. As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing inclusive hiring practices-at all levels, for all positions-ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.


To apply, visit https://simmons.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Simmons-Careers/job/Main-Campus---Boston-MA/Faculty-Adjunct---Computer-Science_R06904

Located in Boston’s historic Fenway area, Simmons College is a small, private, non-sectarian College which has educated students for enriching careers and purposeful lives since 1899. Working at Simmons means joining a collaborative, diverse and mission-driven community of educators and professionals.

We prepare students to be leaders for themselves, their communities and the world. Our faculty and staff members lead by example - sharing a commitment to excellence and putting the students first.

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