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Adjunct Faculty CSE

University of Silicon Valley
University of Silicon Valley - San Jose, CA, 951341697

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Job Location: University of Silicon Valley - San Jose, CA

Position Type: Part Time

Education Level: 4 Year Degree

Salary Range: $3,000.00 - $4,500.00 Salary

Job Category: Education

Description Position Title: AWS Certified Adjunct Faculty

Department: Academics

Job Type: Part-time; Exempt

Reports to: Computer Science Department Director


An AWS-certified professional to impart knowledge of AWS & basic computer science including theory, practical skills, methods, and techniques to students. Professor will teach AWS courses in areas such as Foundations of Computing for the Cloud, Cloud System Architecture, Data Storage & Management for Cloud Computing, SysOps in the Cloud, and/or Software Development in the Cloud. Other aspects of teaching include; supervision of instructional activities, curriculum and course development; and creation of teaching and instructional materials.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teach one or more classes per trimester of Computer Science & Engineering
  • Interact and support our student’s success in classes, careers, and academic progress.
  • Collaborate with Department Director and Faculty in curriculum implementation, student support, and continuous program improvement
  • Ensure curriculum and syllabi are up to date and all classes have relevant materials for a degree program
  • Maintain regular office hours outside of instructional time
  • Participate in department meetings and student success initiatives
  • Participate in course and program learning assessment
  • Maintain industry knowledge
  • Other duties and related projects as assigned
  • Maintain teaching and learning skills by attending faculty development sessions and events
  • Qualifications Certifications:

    At least or more of the following AWS certificates are required:

    • AWS Solutions Architect Certificate
    • AWS SysOps Administrator Certificate
    • AWS Developer Certificate
    • AWS Big Data Certificate
    • AWS Cloud Practitioner Certificate

    Master’s Degree in a Related Field OR Bachelor’s Degree with years of experience in the field. A bachelor’s degree is only acceptable with industry experience.


  • Minimum of 3years of experience working at a professional level with practical domain-specific experience.
  • Teaching experience in an academic or professional setting is preferred.
  • Skills:

  • Ability to work with and help students succeed in the courses
  • Knowledge of Canvas Learning Management Systems (LMS)
  • Strong technology skills in teaching and learning.
  • Ability to collect and analyze information
  • Competent in a wide variety of tools, techniques, and methods related to their field.
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to collaborate with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds
  • Ability to work with others in a collegial and productive manner.
  • EEO Statement

    USV is an Equal Employment Opportunity & Americans with Disabilities Act institution. We value diversity and strive for a more unified campus where all people are valued, treated fairly, and possess a sense of belonging. USV encourages minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities to apply.

    Working conditions

    This job operates in an academic environment, on-ground, hybrid, and/or online with extensive people interaction. Classes may be scheduled at night, during the day, as well as on weekends.

    Physical requirements

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit or stand for long periods; use hands and reach with hands and arms for such activities as keyboarding.

    This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities are subject to change at any time.

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