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May 22 2021

Faculty Computer Science Instructor

SUNY Schenectady Schenectady, New York, United States

Position Series

Position Function & Scope
Under the general direction of the Dean of Liberal Arts, the Computer Science Instructor position includes 15 credit-hours of teaching per semester in varying computer courses. Special consideration will be given to candidates who have training and experience implementing student-centered instructional strategies and online instruction. Other responsibilities include course development and assessment, professional development, and interdisciplinary collaborations. We encourage applications from candidates committed to the instruction and support of a diverse student population and those who will contribute to an inclusive culture and ethos on campus.

Supervisory Responsibility

The incumbent does not have supervisory responsibility


  • Teach a full-time course load in computer science
  • Prepare course work and develop the syllabus for each course assigned in accordance with established SUNY Schenectady approved curriculum and course outlines
  • Ability to teach courses in the following languages (e.g., C#, C++, Java, Java Script, HTML, SQL)
  • Teach the depth and scope of course content using engaging classroom methods
  • Ability to support courses within the scope of the College’s computer science and computer science related degree and certificate programs
  • Hold regularly scheduled office hours to provide student support
  • Participate in the assessment, revision, and development of curricula and instructional methods
  • Participate in college governance, committee, and division level efforts including, but not limited to, retention, recruitment, and program review activities
  • Attend convocation, commencement, and Academic Senate, Division, and other College meetings per the UPF contract and/or as assigned
  • Model lifelong learning, a focus on consistent improvement and practices in support of student success, and actively engage in independent and college offered professional development to increase both knowledge in one’s subject area and teaching methods
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean

Education & Experience
Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems & Technology or related field from an accredited institution of higher learning.
  • At least one year of experience in teaching, preferably at the community college level
  • Familiarity with a breadth and depth of technologies, as applied to specific classes
  • Experience teaching cyber security classes a plus
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to create inclusive and engaging learning environments for an increasingly diverse student body

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional experience in Computer Science & Computer Information Systems or related field is highly desirable.
  • Networking and Cyber Security experience highly preferred
  • Experience in utilizing or developing innovative math learning strategies
  • Experience with online instruction

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