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Faculty Part-time – Information Technology (multiple positions)

Job Details

Job no: 522922
Position type: Faculty Part Time/Adjunct
Benefit Status: Non-Benefited - Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Grad & Professional Studies
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience
Applications Open: Apr 04 2024
Applications Close: Open until filled

General Summary of Position:

The Miner School of Computer & Information Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Lowell invites applications for: Adjunct Professors (who teach 1-2 courses per year) to teach in our online Information Technology degree programs (associate and bachelor programs) offered through the Division of Graduate, Online & Professional Studies. Courses are available at the undergraduate level.

Successful candidates will demonstrate passionate engagement in their own practice, research, and scholarly activities, as well as relevant teaching experience. The Miner School currently offers a diverse array of courses on topics including but not limited to: Networking, Principles of Information Security, Operating Systems, Cloud Computing, and different programming languages.

For a more detailed description of the courses, please visit: https://gps.uml.edu/online-information-technology-degrees/

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations. The University seeks candidates who can contribute to that goal. We encourage you to apply and identify your strengths in this area.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • Applicants must have an MS in IT, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related disciplines to be considered.
  • Ability to teach one or two of the following areas:
      • information management
      • integrated systems
      • platform technologies
      • system paradigms
      • user experience design
      • networking
      • software development and management
      • web and mobile systems
      • IT system Management
      • AI and cybersecurity

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional experience in IT field is preferred
  • Teaching experience in a college setting or online is preferred
  • Special Instructions to Applicants:

    Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.

    This is a part-time, non-benefited, Union of Adjunct Faculty, Local 1596, UAW position.

    Please include a resume, cover letter, teaching statement/philosophy and evidence of teaching with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.

    Organization

    Working at University of Massachusetts Lowell

    Located in the culturally and historically rich Merrimack.

    Valley in northeast Massachusetts, the University of Massachusetts Lowell is a vibrant research university that offers its 13,000 students more than 120 bachelor’s, master’s, professional master’s and doctoral degree programs. Exciting opportunities in experiential and service learning, scholarship, community engagement, and international partnerships can be found across the Colleges of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Engineering; Management; Sciences; School of Health and Environment; and Graduate School of Education.

    This is a time of unprecedented growth and opportunity at UMass Lowell. Student enrollment and retention have improved annually. Research funding and alumni giving have increased significantly and the campus has embarked on the construction of two new academic buildings: the Emerging Technologies & Innovation Center and the Health & Social Sciences Building.

    The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

    Mission Statement

    The mission of the University of Massachusetts Lowell is to enhance the intellectual, personal and cultural development of its students through excellent, affordable educational programs. The University seeks to meet the needs of the Commonwealth today and into the future and supports the development of sustainable technologies and communities through its teaching, research, scholarship and engagement.

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