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CUNY ADJUNCT FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT – Information Technology (multiple positions) in New York, New York

ADJUNCT FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT – Information Technology (multiple positions)

Job ID

24781

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 courses in the Information Technology (IT) academic program.This position will commence in Guttman’s Fall I Session (9/09/2022 to 12/20/2022). Adjunct faculty perform teaching and guidance duties related to the course descriptions provided in the section below.

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 Java programming, web technologies, systems analysis and design, computer networking, cybersecurity, and operating systems. For this position, the successful candidate will possess expertise in one or multiple areas forementioned with a background in computer science or a related discipline that reflects qualification for and interest in this position.

The Stella and Charles Guttman Community College is a beacon of innovation and knowledge creation in higher education, a two-year college where evidence-based high-impact practices in curriculum design and delivery permeate the educational model and have yielded graduation rates that are the highest in CUNY’s community college sector and above the national average. Located in midtown Manhattan, Guttman draws a culturally diverse student body from across New York City and is a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution.

The College is committed to using a range of innovative approaches to achieve its goals and to improve student persistence, retention, completion, and transfer. The centerpiece of Guttman’s educational model is an integrated first-year core curriculum, where students examine current world issues and use New York City as a living text and laboratory. Thus, connecting information and concepts across multiple disciplines, contexts, and perspectives. This immersive approach equips Guttman students with the foundation of knowledge and skills essential to their intellectual, social, civic, and professional endeavors in and beyond the classroom. The College admitted its first cohort of 300 students in August 2012 and has established an enrolment target of 5,000 students in the coming years. Before applying, candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the Stella and Charles Guttman Community College website (www.guttman.cuny.edu) to learn more about the institution.

Note :

  • Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.

COURSE INFORMATION

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, Cascade Style Sheets (CSS), 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.

Networking & Data Communications

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.

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: $91.67 - $96.47/hr.

Adjunct Assistant Professor: $100.00 - $104.32/hr.

Adjunct Associate Professor: $108.33 - $116.12/hr.

Adjunct Professor: $112.50 - $127.93/hour

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

From our job posting system, select "Apply Now", create or log in to a user account, and provide the requested information. If you are viewing this posting from outside our system, access the employment page on our web site and search for this vacancy using the Job ID (24781) or Title (Adjunct Faculty Open Rank – Information Technology).

Applicants should provide a resume/CV, cover letter, the names and contact information of three professional references, and a statement of scholarly interests. To be considered for review, include days and times of teaching availability with applications.

CLOSING DATE

This position is open until filled with review of applications beginning August 1, 2022

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