Full-time Salaried Adjunct Professor, Computer Science

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7233972 (Ref.No. 5139337)
Posted: April 1, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Location: Mathematics & Computer Science
Open Date: Mar 27, 2024

Description:Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation, and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning, and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.

Saint Mary’s College of California invites applications for a full-time salaried adjunct position (non-tenure track) in computer science to start in July 2024. The initial appointment is a one-year position, which may be renewed depending on the department’s needs. The candidate hired will be responsible for teaching 18-25 CUs (each course is typically 3-4 CUs) during the Academic Year. The candidate hired will be responsible for teaching coursework in data structures and algorithms (CS 222 Programming II and CS 374 Analysis of Algorithms), and other topic areas within computer science depending on the candidate’s background and expertise. The Mathematics and Computer Science department at Saint Mary’s will make every effort to minimize the number of course preps taught in the academic year. For example, the candidate hired would teach CS 222 both in the Fall and in the Spring.

Service includes but is not limited to: committee work, departmental meetings, advising, task forces, assessment, orientation and recruiting events, and special projects assigned by the Chair and Dean.

The successful candidate will have a commitment to excellence and growth in teaching, a passion for educating undergraduate students, and a desire to contribute to increasing diversity in the computing and data professions, and to supporting the success of students from diverse backgrounds.

Required minimum qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in Computer Science, or a closely related field

  • A record of publication, or evidence of future research potential.

  • Demonstrated record of teaching or teaching potential, such as past teaching experience or experience as a graduate teaching assistant.

  • Demonstrated experience in mentoring underrepresented students in the sciences; or knowledge of ways that minoritized groups have been marginalized in computing and data fields and their applications and approaches to address these issues.

For more information about Saint Mary's mission and history, see: http://www.stmarys-ca.edu/about-smc/our-mission.

The salary range for this position is $75,522-$101,891 (here) for 25 wu and is covered by the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the College and SEIU, Local 1021 (here).

Many Saint Mary’s students are first-generation-to-college, and the College has been designated a Minority and Hispanic-Serving Institution. We seek greater diversity in our faculty and staff to broaden students’ academic experience and to enrich our campus community. Candidates must be sensitive to the needs of and possess an interest in working in an academic community that is diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation or identity, disability status, and protected veteran status. We seek candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to supporting and further building our community in these dimensions. Our community believes that diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to the fulfillment of our institutional mission. We value inclusiveness in learning, curricular and cocurricular programming, campus climate, recruitment, admissions, hiring and retention. For more information, please visit our Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion website.

To apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/143668

We envision a community that goes beyond tolerance of differences to one guided by social justice, cultural competence and engaged citizenship. We know we can reach greater heights of excellence by learning from diverse people.