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Part-Time Lecturer Online - Khoury College of Computer Sciences

Employer
Northeastern University
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 15, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Engineering
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Part Time


Part-Time Lecturer Online - Khoury College of Computer Sciences

About the Opportunity

The Khoury College of Computer Sciences invites applications for the position of Part-Time online teaching faculty.

Specifically looking for instructors for the following areas:
  • Mobile App Development
  • Foundations of Software Engineering
  • Computer Systems
  • Information Retrieval



Salary is competitive and additional teaching opportunities are available. For more information about the college, please https://www.khoury.northeastern.edu/

Responsibilities:

Teach computer and information science courses for the undergraduate and graduate programs for the Khoury College of Computer Sciences.

Qualifications:

Master's degree with industry experience required; Ph.D. in computer science or related fields preferred.

Additional Information:

Mobile App Development: This project- oriented course examines the principles of mobile application design and development. Students will learn application development on the Android platform. Topics will include memory management; user interface design; user interface building; input methods; data handling; network techniques and URL loading; and, finally, specifics such as use of mobile sensing such as GPS and accelerometers. Students are expected to design and develop a professional-quality mobile application that addresses a real-world problem in an innovative way. Coursework will include project conception, design, implementation, and pilot testing of mobile phone software applications, using health applications as the target domain.

Foundations of Software Engineering: This course covers software life cycle models (waterfall, spiral, and so forth), domain engineering methods, requirements analysis methods (including formal specifications), software design principles and methods, verification and testing methods, resources and schedule estimation for individual software engineers, component-based software development methods and architecture, and languages for describing software processes. Includes a project where some of the software engineering methods (from domain modeling to testing) are applied in an example.

Computer Systems: This course will cover all the basics of operating systems: program loading, context switching, threads and synchronization, virtual memory, and block devices and file systems. The course will also cover more advanced topics, such as operating system security and virtualization. This course will be project centric, with students building significant components of an operating system from scratch.

Information Retrieval: The course provides an introduction to information retrieval systems and different approaches to information retrieval. Topics covered include evaluation of information retrieval systems; retrieval, language, and indexing models; file organization; compression; relevance feedback; clustering; distributed retrieval and metasearch; probabilistic approaches to information retrieval; web retrieval; filtering and recommendation systems; cross-language IR; multimedia IR; and machine learning for information retrieval.

Documents to Submit:

CV and Cover Letter

About Khoury College:

Khoury College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community among students, faculty and staff. We strongly encourage applicants from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse experiences and backgrounds. We invite you to join a fast-moving, ambitious college with an underlying mission that is driven by our motto of “CS for Everyone.”

Position Type

Academic

Additional Information

Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.

Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit https://hr.northeastern.edu/benefits/ for more information.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.


To apply, visit https://northeastern.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/careers/job/Boston-MA-Main-Campus/Part-Time-Lecturer-Online---Khoury-College-of-Computer-Sciences_R120159



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