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Computer Science Faculty, Full-Time

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General Description

The Department of Computer Technologies invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Computer Science for the 2022-2023 academic year. This is an on-campus teaching position, located in Philadelphia, PA.

The Computer Technologies Department includes various degrees and certificates in Computer Science, Information Systems, Network Administration, and Cybersecurity. The department strives to meet the needs of all students interested in obtaining an education in these areas and is focused on preparing diverse cohorts of IT specialists, software engineers, and computer scientists for successful careers. Many of our students transfer to some of the best computing programs in the Philadelphia area, while others move directly into new jobs or progress in their current career paths.

Community College of Philadelphia is an open-admission, associate-degree-granting institution which provides access to higher education for all who may benefit. Its programs of study in the liberal arts and sciences, career technologies, and basic academic skills provide a coherent foundation for college transfer, employment, and lifelong learning. The College serves Philadelphia by preparing its students to be informed and concerned citizens, active participants in the cultural life of the city, and enabled to meet the changing needs of business, industry, and the professions. To help address broad economic, cultural, and political concerns in the city and beyond, the College draws together students from a wide range of ages and backgrounds and seeks to provide the programs and support they need to achieve their goals.

Minimum Qualifications

• An earned master's or doctoral degree in computer science or a closely related field, such as electrical engineering, computer engineering, software engineering, computational science, or data science. • At least one year of experience teaching computer science at the college level, either as the primary instructor or as a graduate teaching assistant. • Must demonstrate the ability to communicate in a classroom. • Ability to deliver required, predefined course elements, while drawing from one's own knowledge and experiences, to engage students and make the course their own. • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. • Willingness to revise and update courses.Preferred Qualifications

• At least three years of teaching experience at the community college level or higher. • Mastery of at least three of the following programming languages: Python, Java, C++, R, C, or an assembly language. • Knowledge and/or willingness to develop and teach distance education and web enhanced courses. • A flexible schedule is desirable, i.e. to teach classes in the day, evening, at the main campus, and/or at Regional Centers. • Active participation in industry related professional development activities, meetings, and/or conferences. • Prior experience using a Learning Management System, such as Canvas. • Employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of background checks in accordance with the Pennsylvania Child Protective Services Law.

• Must be legally eligible to work in the U.S. Community College of Philadelphia is an affirmative action, equal opportunity and equal access employer. The College encourages applications from individuals from traditionally under-represented groups. AA/EOE.



Working at Community College of Philadelphia

Welcome to Community College of Philadelphia, a public, open-admission institution that provides both academic resources and support services to help students achieve their academic goals. As the largest public institution of higher education in Philadelphia, the College has served more than 685,000 of the city's residents since 1965. We serve a diverse population of students, from recent high school graduates starting here on their path to a bachelor's degree, to adults looking to change careers. On our Main Campus or at any of our three Regional Centers within Philadelphia, we offer the convenience our students need to fit classes into their busy schedules.

We seek to empower our community through education, one individual at a time. More than 90 percent of our graduates remain in the area and strengthen our local economy. It is our mission to prepare Philadelphians for a new career or transfer to a four-year college so that they can achieve their educational and career goals.

Community College of Philadelphia is dedicated to promoting a work environment which attracts and retains talented, high caliber faculty and staff, and which challenges each of us to achieve at the highest level while contributing to the mission of the College.

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