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Adjuncts in Computer Science

Drexel University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 8, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Other Education, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology, Other Science & Technology, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology
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Employment Type
Part Time
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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 (CCI) 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 consists of the Computer Science and Information Science Departments and 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.

Job Summary

The College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) invites applications for multiple adjunct faculty positions in Computer Science. The CS Department offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Computer Science and Software Engineering along with a new MS degree in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. 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:
  • Introductory and Intermediate Programming
  • Core Computer Science
  • Computing Systems, Systems Programming and Computer Networks
  • Computer Security and Privacy
  • Computer Game Design and Implementation
  • AI and Machine Learning
  • Software Engineering
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 (grading assistance is provided for large classes). Some teaching assignments will be as part of a team teaching multiple sections, and adjunct faculty will be expected to coordinate with the other faculty.

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 in CS or related field
  • Relevant professional experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • PhD preferred but not required
  • Teaching/training experience preferred but not required
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:Dec 8 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close:Feb 6 2022 Eastern Standard Time

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