Adjunct Instructor of Computer Science

Adjunct Instructor of Computer Science

Thursday, Feb 26, 2015
 
Prepares and delivers instruction in undergraduate computer science courses offered by the School. Maintains office hours.
Position Type: Adjunct Faculty
Department: Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Reports To: Department Chair
FLSA Status: Exempt
Location: Main Campus

To apply: Include a resume/CV and a brief letter describing your qualifications or experience teaching computer science. Provide at least three professional references with contact information. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Application materials should be sent to: Computer Science Adjunct Search, Office of Human Resources, Texas Wesleyan University, 1201 Wesleyan, Fort Worth, Texas 76105, or HR@txwes.edu.

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

  • Prepares lessons and provides instruction for coursework required for undergraduate computer science students.
  • Adheres to the established class, office and exam schedules. Submits contracts, syllabi, grades, evaluations, and other required paperwork and reports by due dates.
  • Remains knowledgeable of current scholarly/research activities in computer science field by reading journal articles, attending professional conferences, and maintaining relationships with other fellow scholars and/or researchers in computer science field.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Department Chair.


QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Instructors must have at least 18 graduate hours in Computer Science or closely related field, and individuals with a Master’s degree or higher will be given preference. Candidates should have experience teaching, especially teaching international students. A strong commitment to global perspective and serving a diverse student body is preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Thorough understanding of computer science and its application in the classroom.
  • Evidence of excellence in and commitment to teaching college-level computer science courses.
  • Ability to teach a variety of computer science courses.
  • Familiarity with academic policies and procedures of higher education institutions.
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to comply with rules, standards, regulations and laws related to student records.
  • Ability to adhere to University and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Ability to be discreet in handling confidential and sensitive matters while complying with FERPA regulations.
  • Demonstrated potential for strong teaching is required.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, papers, and periodicals. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and professional papers. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups including students and colleagues.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable disabled individuals to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for long periods of time; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Must be able to move about campus freely. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable disabled individuals to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Office hours required.

To apply, send a current curriculum vita, a cover letter, official graduate-level transcripts, three letters of reference, statement of personal teaching philosophy, and a summary of research interests to: Office of Human Resources, Texas Wesleyan University, 1201 Wesleyan, Fort Worth, TX 76105, or hr@txwes.edu.

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