Instructor of Computer Science

Connecticut, United States
$59,528.00 - $59,528.00
Mar 09, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


Posted: March 5, 2021
Level: Instructor, 10-month, tenure track position
Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week
Job Posting #: HCC 21-04
Closing Date: Applications must be submitted by 5:00pm (EST) on Monday, April 5, 2021.


Housatonic Community College
900 Lafayette Boulevard, Bridgeport, CT 06604

Currently this position is online only as we continue to face the challenges of COVID, in the future, without COVID concerns, the schedule will be both on-ground and online depending on program needs.


Fall 2021


All Teaching Faculty members shall: Prepare and teach college-approved courses in accordance with approved course descriptions and class schedules, including developing syllabi and reading lists and keeping each course taught complete and up to date; respond to and work with multiple constituencies, including students, peers (faculty and staff), and external agencies (business, community, educational, etc.); perform divisional departmental responsibilities in the selection of texts and related teaching resources; and other teaching and related duties as outlined in the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Community College Professionals and Faculty are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams etc.)


Master’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering.


Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.



  • Two (2) years’ experience teaching college-level courses in Computer Science, or related technical courses (48 credits).
  • Four (4) years of relevant professional industry experience.
  • Proficiency in computer programming and computer software development.
  • Ability to teach introductory and advanced traditional computer science courses ranging from database theory, data structures & algorithms, organization and architecture, operating systems, and assembly language to high-level languages like Java, C/C++, C#, and Python.
  • Ability to teach a wide variety of information technology courses, including courses in some of the following areas: web development and web technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP, MySQL, and web frameworks, mobile device development, networking and communication, networking technologies and network administration, routers & switches, web server administration, operating system administration, and cyber security.
  • Experience teaching at a community college.
  • Experience with Program development and assessment.
  • Experience with online instruction and delivery methods such as Blackboard.



Under the supervision of the Business Department Chairperson, this instructor is expected to teach thirty credit hours (subject to collective bargaining) per academic year in Computer Science courses. Additional responsibilities include the development of and participation in the following: advisement and registration for students, special college projects, course and program assessment, working on new instructional techniques, course and program development, and departmental, college, and community service activities consistent with the mission of the College. Teaching schedule may include both day and evening classes.

In addition to the accountabilities listed above, the incumbent is required to carry out the essential duties of: Attendance and participation at convocation and commencement ceremonies; Service on assigned committees and task forces; Attendance and participation at committee, staff, informational and professional meetings. These may involve attendance at evening or weekend events.

This posting includes qualifications, experience and skills but is not limited to the full duties and responsibilities that is stated within the Collective Bargaining Agreement.


$59,528 approximate annual plus excellent State of CT medical insurance, retirement, and related fringe benefits.



To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume via the HCC Careers Portal at 

Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.

All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

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