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CUNY Adjunct Faculty Open Rank – Information Technology (multiple positions) in New York, New York

Job Title: Adjunct Faculty Open Rank – Information Technology (multiple positions)

Job ID: 23020

Location: Guttman Community College

Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Stella and Charles Guttman Community College at CUNY seeks adjunct faculty to teach Information Technology courses. These positions will be in the Fall II session (January 3 – February 22, 2022).

Using interdisciplinary and experiential approaches, the IT Program lays a solid technological and digital knowledge base leading to further study and professional advancement in this competitive field. Students work with outstanding exceptional, experienced faculty to demystify and navigate the world of technology as well as to envision their futures in IT. Blending theory and practice, the inclusive, high-impact curriculum ensures consistent opportunities for students to experience and apply the information and skills they acquire. More information on the IT program can be found here: https://guttman.catalog.cuny.edu/programs/IT-AAS

Our IT Program is growing very quickly. Adjunct faculty are needed to teach a broad range of subjects, including computer networking, cybersecurity, operating systems, Java programming, web technologies, and systems analysis and design. For this position, the successful candidate will possess expertise in one or multiple areas aforementioned with a background in computer science or a related discipline that reflects qualification for and interest in this position.

In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to use effective pedagogical and technology-based strategies that enable the success of all students. Guttman Community College is a federally-designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) with a culturally diverse student body of 1,000 students drawn from across New York City. The College strives to create and to maintain an inclusive learning environment. Please visit our website for the latest information on Guttman’s academic model, enrollment and student data to learn more about our growing institution: http://guttman.cuny.edu/about/.

Adjunct Faculty perform teaching and guidance duties related to the course descriptions below.

COURSE INFORMATION

NETWORKING & DATA COMMUNICATION

This course provides an introduction to computer communication networks. It examines the principles, design and implementation of wired and wireless networks. The fundamentals of networking concepts such as media, topology, switching, routing as well as the importance of protocols are discussed. The TCP/IP protocol will be used to demonstrate concepts of layered architecture, client-server model, and the security and management tools of a typical computer network.

INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

This course introduces students to the use of computers and other information systems and technologies to solve problems in organizations. Topics include management information systems (MIS), hardware and software concepts, organization of information using systems analysis and design, electronic commerce, and contemporary applications of technology in organizational environments. Students will explore ethical perspectives and globalization issues and will cultivate an awareness of emerging processes. Working individually and in groups, students will apply their knowledge through writing assignments, conducting information and organizational analyses and developing, where appropriate, applications using widely used spreadsheets, data presentation, and database management software.

SYSTEMS ANALYSIS & DESIGN

An introduction to systems analysis and design concepts and tools, including the basic phases of the System Development Life Cycle: system analysis, system design and system implementation and maintenance. Students will survey existing tools in the field that aid personnel in industry. The course will include a capstone project. This project will cover all phases of the system development life cycle from requirements definition through coding, testing and implementation. Whenever possible the project will emerge from work environments studied in the first year. These environments will be analyzed for their potential to be served by additional information technology in the form of custom applications, software packages, enhanced use of the Internet or improved communication achieved via networking.

PROGRAMMING I

This course provides an introduction to concepts of problem solving using constructs of logic inherent in computer programming languages. Students will learn to analyze simple problems, develop algorithms and transform an algorithm into a computer program. They will use an IDE to develop computer programs in Java.

PROGRAMMING II

This course is a continuation of Programming I with emphasis on object development. Students are introduced to software engineering concepts as well as graphical user interface design, event driven programming, elementary data structures, constructor, access and manipulation methods, and searching and sorting techniques with a firm foundation in secure programming. Advanced object oriented topics of inheritance and polymorphism are presented using relevant projects that mimic typical industry application software.

WEB TECHNOLOGIES & MULTIMEDIA

This course will focus on the skills needed to construct attractive and efficient web pages and web sites using Hypertext Markup language (HTML) or commercial web-authoring software. Topics include HTML, XHTML, Cascade Style Sheets (CSS), JavaScript, Web Design Guidelines, and popular web development frameworks. Students will learn the elements of page design and implementation, work with graphics, create links, and add user interactivity.

QUALIFICATIONS

For Adjunct Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor:

Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Also required is the ability to teach successfully.

For Adjunct Lecturer:

Bachelor's degree in area(s) of expertise, and the ability to teach successfully.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

For Adjunct Lecturer: Master's degree.

For Adjunct Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor: Experience teaching in a community college. Demonstrated ability in most of the following:

  • Teaching students of diverse racial, ethnic, linguistic and educational backgrounds

  • Active, student-centered pedagogy and significant student mentoring experience

  • Use of current technology as it supports teaching and learning

  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary environment

COMPENSATION

Adjunct Lecturer: $$77.49 - $96.47/hr

Adjunct Assistant Professor: $87.89 - $104.32/hr

Adjunct Associate Professor: $94.76 - $116.12/hr

Adjunct Professor: $105.11 - $127.93/hr

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

HOW TO APPLY

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Applicants should provide a resume/CV, cover letter, the names and contact information of three professional references.

CLOSING DATE

This position is open until filled with review of applications beginning November 15, 2021

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