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Adjunct - Information Science

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About Drexel University, College of Computing and Informatics

Drexel is a private university committed to research with real-world applications. The University has over 24,000 students in 15 colleges and schools and offers about 200 degree programs. The College of Computing & Informatics is comprised of approximately 60 faculty and 2,000 students. Drexel has one of the largest and best-known cooperative education programs in the country, with over 1,600 co-op employers. Drexel's University City campus is located on Philadelphia’s “Avenue of Technology” in the University City District and at the hub of the academic, cultural and historical resources of the nation’s sixth largest metropolitan region.

CCI is located in a brand new building with state-of-the-art classrooms, research and student labs with abundant space to promote collaboration and innovation. It offers a variety of B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees spanning all areas of computing and informatics, including new degrees such as MS in Data Science, and MS in Information, and MS in Business Information Technology.

Job Summary

The Information Science Department offers undergraduate and graduate level programs and courses in data science, computing security technology, human-computer interaction and user experience, library and information science, information systems, health informatics, and information technology. Teaching opportunities include both online and on campus courses. Drexel operates on the quarter system, with a 10-week teaching term.

Areas of need change from term to term and often include but are not limited to:
  • Cloud Computing
  • Data Science
  • Database Administration
  • Human-Computer Interaction and User Experience
  • Library Science
  • Systems Analysis
  • Wireless Security
Adjunct Faculty are generally provided with instructional materials and are responsible for all aspects of teaching the materials including appropriate course delivery, modifications if necessary, communication with students, and grading.

Essential Functions
  • Teach required number of credit hours per term based on their contract.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills related to teaching at a university level, teaching methodology, curriculum development, and evaluation.
  • Communicate with students throughout the duration of the academic term.
  • Evaluate students’ learning progress and achievement of curricular objectives; grade assignments and provide final grades based on students’ assessed learning.
  • Maintain communication with the department head and associate department heads regarding any course or student issues.
Required Qualifications
  • Master’s degree
  • Relevant professional experience
Preferred
  • PhD
  • Teaching/training experience
Special Instructions to the Applicant

Applications should consist of a cover letter, CV, a list of references, and a brief statement summarizing teaching experience and/or relevant professional experience. Letters of reference will be requested from candidates who are invited for an interview. Electronic submissions in PDF format are required.

Advertised:Apr 8 2024 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:Jun 7 2024 Eastern Daylight Time

Company

Drexel University

Founded in 1891 in Philadelphia, Drexel is a comprehensive global R1-level research university with a unique model of experiential learning that combines academic rigor with one of the nation’s premier cooperative education programs.

Drexel University is an urban research university that integrates education, scholarship, diverse partnerships, and our global community to address society’s most pressing challenges through an inclusive learning environment, immersive experiential learning, external partnerships, transdisciplinary and applied research, and creative activity. We prepare graduates of diverse backgrounds to become purpose-driven professionals and agents for positive change

Drexel University II

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