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Part-Time Faculty Cloud Computing and Networking Technology Instructor



Montgomery College accepts applications for Adjunct/Part-time Faculty on a continuous basis. Applications may be reviewed periodically based on the student enrollment needs. The listing of a course in the schedule of classes as “TBA” does not constitute an assignment. The hiring decision for part-time faculty involves an academic judgment and shall be determined at Management’s sole discretion.

Job Description

The Montgomery College, Rockville, Takoma Park/Silver Spring, and Germantown, is currently accepting applications for possible openings as a part-time faculty member teaching Cloud Computing and Networking Technology Instructor. We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher who exhibits a high degree of professionalism, a strong commitment to our students, and demonstrates the ability to motivate and educate in an engaging manner.

***Montgomery College accepts applications for Adjunct/Part-time Faculty on a continuous basis . Applications may be reviewed periodically based on the student enrollment needs. ***
  • The listing of a course in the schedule of classes as “TBA” does not constitute an assignment.
  • The hiring decision for part-time faculty involves an academic judgment and shall be determined at Management’s sole discretion.
  • During the academic year part-time faculty at Montgomery College may teach no more than 11.5 ESH (equivalent semester hour) per semester and no more than 23 ESH per academic year.
  • During summer part-time faculty at Montgomery College may teach no more than 10 ESH (equivalent semester hour) for both sessions combined.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Teach a range of introductory and advance courses including, but not limited to:
    • NWIT 101 - Introduction to the Internet of Things (IoT)
    • NWIT 105 - Introduction to Cloud Computing
    • NWIT 127 - Microcomputer Essentials
    • NWIT 151 - Introduction to Networking
    • NWIT 170 - Network and Cloud Infrastructure
    • CMSC 253 - UNIX/LINUX System Administration
    • NWIT 200 - Microsoft Modern Desktops
    • NWIT 208 - Cloud Architecting
    • NWIT 209 - Cloud Administration
    • NWIT 204 - Network Virtualization and System Administrator
    • NWIT 264 - Network and Cloud Forensics
  • Conduct assigned classes in accordance with the catalog description, the master course syllabi, and the stipulations of the College.
  • Be available for student consultation.
  • Participate, when possible, in departmental meetings.
  • Hold every scheduled class, including the final examination, the full scheduled number of minutes during the scheduled time in the scheduled location.
  • Maintain standards of teaching consistent with the standards of the department and the College.
  • Submit a copy of the syllabi, along with the course materials, to the department.
  • Submit midterm and final grades on time.
  • Return final exams to the department.
Required Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree or higher in Computer Science or related fields.
  • One year of teaching experience as an instructor in higher education institutions or professional training facility/department.
  • Proficiency with at least one programming language (such as Python) and/or a scripting language (such as PowerShell).
  • Knowledge of computer hardware, operating systems, cloud computing and networking.
  • Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in an educational and work environment and must be willing to contribute to the Colleges strategic plan of inclusion.
  • Faculty members are expected to have access to a personal computer with virus protection that can connect to the internet outside of the work location (i.e., office, classroom, college campus) *. Montgomery College (MC) provides an MC e-mail account and access to the learning platform, password-protected faculty sections of the website, college listservs, and other faculty communications tools. *If you do not have access to a personal computer, please notify the department chair at the time of interview. Subject to available funds, the college may be able to provide temporary access to resources.
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without a sponsor.
Preferred Qualifications :
  • Two years of teaching experience as an instructor, assistant professor or higher at a college or university.
  • Professional experience in Cloud Computing or related field.
  • Current cloud industrial certification such as CompTIA Cloud+ or compatible one from major cloud providers such as AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google, IBM or Oracle.
  • Experience in teaching Windows Servers, Unix/Linux, Python, PowerShell, cloud computing and networking courses.
  • Knowledge of Internet of Things (IoT), virtualization and digital forensics.
  • Two (2) or more years of full-time work experience in the IT field
As a condition of employment, the following are required at the time of hire:
  • Successful completion of a background check and degree verification (if applicable).

  • For international degrees, you must provide US degree equivalency verified by a nationally recognized credential evaluation service.

If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact Human Resources and Strategic Talent Management at 240-567-5353 or HRSTM@montgomerycollege.edu . We require at least two weeks advance notice to enable us to provide the requested accommodation.

Montgomery College is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff.

Montgomery College is a tobacco-free and smoke-free workplace.

Closing DateThursday, August 1, 2024

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