Adjunct Faculty (Information Sciences and Technology)

Fairfax, VA
Aug 29, 2017
Oct 13, 2017
Full Time

Job Category : Adjunct Faculty

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Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

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Adjunct Faculty (Information Sciences and Technology)

The George Mason University Department of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) within the Volgenau School of Engineering (VSE), invites applications for part-time Adjunct Faculty positions to teach one or more IT courses. Courses are offered in the daytime, evening, and on weekends at the Fairfax, Science and Technology (formerly Prince William), and Loudoun campuses.

Courses include: Foundation/Core courses: * IT 105: IT Architecture Fundamentals * IT 106: Introduction to Problem Solving Using Computer Programming * IT 206: Object Oriented Techniques for IT Problem Solving * IT 207: Applied IT Programming (using PHP and MySQL) * IT 214: Database Fundamentals * IT 216: Systems Analysis and Design * IT 300: Modern Telecommunications * IT 341: Data Communications and Network Principles

Database Technology and Programming concentration: * IT 306: Program Design and Data Structures * IT 314: Database Programming * IT 414: Database Administration

Health Information Technology concentration: * IT 324: Health Information Technology Fundamentals * IT 322: Health Data Challenge

Networking and Telecommunications concentration: * IT 445: Advanced Networking Principles * IT 455: Wireless Communications and Networking

Current syllabi are available at:

Responsibilities: * Prepare and teach assigned courses at assigned class meetings, using pedagogically sound methods, based on course catalog description and approved course outline; * Prepare and objectively grade class assignments and exams within a timely manner, in accordance with course outcomes; * Maintain accurate, transparent student records; * Assist and foster student success through the maintenance of regularly scheduled office hours and timely responses to e-mail inquiries; * Adhere to all administrative university policies such as the timely submission of completed midterm and final grades; * Maintain appropriate professional development to stay current within assigned courses; * Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics; and * Other duties as assigned by contract and/or by the course coordinator.

Required Qualifications: * Masters degree with 18 graduate credits in an IT-related discipline; * Relevant practitioner-related experience; * Experience with a learning management system preferably Blackboard; and * Solid verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications: * Terminal degree in an IT-related discipline; * Relevant professional experience; * Teaching experience at the university-level; * Willingness and enthusiasm to participate in curriculum development, evaluation, and decision making of assigned courses with the Course Coordinator; and * Willingness to participate in department activities such as faculty meetings.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number PO6514 at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, and a list of three professional references with contact information. Applicants may attach the following optional documents: unofficial transcript, philosophy of teaching statement, and up to three letters of recommendation as part of their application. An official transcript will be required for an offer to be issued.

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