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Adjunct, Information Science

Drexel University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Feb 11, 2022
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 College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) invites applications for multiple adjunct faculty positions in Information Science. 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 are primarily at our University City campus but also include online courses. Drexel operates on the quarter system, with a 10-week teaching term.

Areas of need change from term to term and often include:
  • Data Science
  • Human-Computer Interaction and User Experience
  • Information Systems/Systems Analysis
  • Software Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • IT Security
  • Library Science
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
  • Minimum of an Associate degree or higher
  • Relevant professional experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree or higher
  • 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:Feb 20 2023 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close:Apr 19 2023 Eastern Daylight Time

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