Part Time Faculty-Computer Science (CPS)

Job description

Category:: Faculty
Department:: Academic Affairs
Locations:: Poughkeepsie, NY
Posted:: Apr 30, 2021
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Part-time
Position ID:: 130508

About Dutchess Community College:

Located in the heart of New York's beautiful and historic mid-Hudson Valley, just 90 minutes north of New York City, DCC is part of the State University of New York, the largest comprehensive public higher education system in the country. A winner of the 2015 HEED Award for inclusiveness, DCC is dedicated to respecting individuality, embracing diversity and partnering with the community to achieve shared goals. The College welcomes applications from faculty and staff who share and are anxious to support the institution's values of Excellence, Access, Diversity, Collaboration and Accountability, and who are passionate about engaging with both students and the community.

Job Description:

DCC is currently accepting applications for part-time faculty to teach Computer Science I (CPS141) and/or Computer Science II (CPS142). These are evening courses on the Main Campus. The courses run from August 23rd - December 11th. The programming language is JAVA, and both courses use the Eclipse IDE.

Course description from the college catalog for CPS141: Primarily for students in the Computer Science Curriculum. This course introduces the fundamental concepts of programming from an object-oriented perspective. Topics include simple data types, control structures, basic input/output, arrays, strings, methods, classes, and objects. Problem solving techniques, algorithm design and implementation strategies are also covered. Students will be introduced to object-oriented techniques using the programming language Java. Program and career advising will also be addressed. No prior programming experience is assumed.

Course description from the college catalog for CPS142: This course continues the coverage of object-oriented programming with an emphasis on using object-oriented techniques to develop fundamental data structures. Topics presented include: principles of object-oriented programming (inheritance, polymorphisms and encapsulation); exception handling; stream I/O; data structures (arrays, linked lists, stacks, queues); recursion; searching and sorting algorithms; analysis of algorithms; developing and using generic classes and collections. GUI Applications are also covered.


A Master's degree in computer science or a related filed is required. Teaching experience preferred.

Additional Information:

Adjunct Faculty positions are covered by a collective bargaining agreement between Dutchess Community College and Dutchess United Educators (DUE).

Applications from minorities, veterans, the disabled and all others are encouraged (AA/EOE).

Dutchess Community College is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Application Instructions:

Application Instructions:

To apply please submit application, resume and cover letter.




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Posted: 5/2/2021
Application Due: 7/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time