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Adjunct Instructor - Computer Science

Maryville University
St. Louis, MO

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Job Details

Job no: 492580
Work type: Adjunct
Location: St. Louis, MO
Categories: College of Arts & Sciences, Adjunct

Posting Details

Job Summary/Basic Function

In keeping with our mission and vision statement, Maryville actively seeks adjunct faculty members who are experts in fields and have a passion for teaching. Adjunct faculty are an integral part of the University’s learning community and courses online and/or on campus.

The College of Arts and Sciences is accepting applications for an academically qualified adjunct faculty member to teach different Computer Science courses including:

  • COSC 130 - Introduction to Programming
  • COSC 140 - Introduction to Blockchain
  • COSC 150 - Introduction to Java Programming
  • COSC 151 - Computer Science I
  • COSC 220 - Database Design
  • COSC 231 - Project Management
  • COSC 290 - Blockchain Networks
  • COSC 305 - Blockchain Cryptocurrencies
  • COSC 315 - Ethics and Legal Aspects of Blockchain
  • COSC 350 - Data Structures and Algorithms
  • COSC 360 - Operating Systems
  • COSC 375 - Applications of Blockchain Technology
  • COSC 421 – Introduction to Robotics
  • COSC 423 – Computer Vision
  • COSC 435 – Introduction to Reinforcement Learning
  • COSC 440 – Artificial Intelligence
  • COSC 443 – Ethics of Artificial Intelligence
  • COSC 445 – Applications of Artificial Intelligence

  • Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:
    • Teach assigned course as specified in the schedule and course contract.
    • Participate in welcome orientation to become familiar with the University’s mission, academic policies and procedures,
    • expectations, and Canvas (Learning Management System).
    • Clearly communicate course objectives and learning outcomes, teaching methodology, and assignments and deadlines.
    • Employ a variety of teaching styles in order to effectively deliver course content demonstrating both academic and real-world applications of concepts covered.
    • Encourage active learning through discussion topics, class assignments, group projects, etc.
    • Provide feedback and grade assignments in a timely and thorough manner (within 24-36 hrs.).
    • Establish digital office hours to provide additional assistance with student questions/concerns.
    • Report early alerts for students who are not actively engaging in the course.
    • Additional duties as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Master's degree in Computer Science or related field from a regionally accredited institution.
    • Student-centered approach and passion for teaching and mentoring a diverse student population.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • PhD in Computer Science or related field from a regionally accredited institution.
    • Experience in online teaching.

    Physical Demands

    Open Until Filled


    Special Instructions to Applicants

    An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.

    Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.

    Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.

    Advertised: March 03, 2023
    Applications close: Open until filled


    Motivated Students

    Maryville University is a selective, comprehensive and nationally ranked private institution with nearly 6,000 students. We offer over 75 degrees at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels to students from 50 states and 32 countries. Consistently ranked as a top private school by Forbes and Kiplinger's, Maryville has been named the Number 1 Over-performing University in the nation by US News and World Report for the past two years. Maryville's athletics teams compete in 18 men's and women's sports at the Division II level in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Founded in 1872, the University is ideally situated on 130 picturesque acres in west St. Louis County. 

    Outstanding Faculty

    Across the wide spectrum of academic programs offered at Maryville University, you'll discover enthusiastic professors with impressive academic credentials and professional experience in their fields. From their extensive knowledge base and active learning approach, you'll gain real-world perspective and the kind of confidence that comes with being well-prepared to begin your first professional job in your chosen career.

    Campus Map

    On the Maryville campus, academic, administrative and housing buildings span 130-acres of beautiful wooded and landscaped scenery. Maryville has constructed 10 new campus buildings since 1998. They include the Anheuser-Busch Academic Center, Art & Design Building, University Auditorium, Donius University Center, state-of-the-art health professions facility Myrtle E. and Earl E. Walker Hall and five student apartment buildings.

    Inspired Teaching

    Maryville is proud of its teaching and mentoring excellence. As we focus on giving you a solid liberal arts foundation, we are guided by a well-established statement of mission, vision and core values.

    Special Events

    For the past 11 years, Maryville has presented the St. Louis Speaker Series at Powell Symphony Hall, featuring Pulitzer Prize and Nobel Peace Prize winners, world leaders, statesmen, distinguished journalists, authors and other celebrated personalities who have enlightened, inspired and entertained our audiences.

    Career Resources

    Located only 20 minutes from downtown St. Louis and right next door to St. Luke's Hospital and Maryville Centre corporate complex, you'll benefit from a wide variety of internship opportunities. In addition, our centers for advising and career planning will help you succeed every step of the way, both as a Maryville student and as a graduate. These include:

    • Academic Advising
    • Academic Computing
    • Academic Success Center
    • Career Education 

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