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Adjunct Instructors in Mathematics, Computer Science, Cybersecurity and Data Science

Job Description

Mount St. Mary’s University is seeking adjunct professors to teach in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science. We are currently seeking qualified instructors to teach in the following programs:

Mathematics

We are seeking someone with a master’s degree, experience and expertise in undergraduate mathematics topics, and a strong interest in effective pedagogy. The successful candidate will have demonstrated problem-solving skills and the ability to teach mathematical thought in a hands-on way to students with a broad range of skills. Target courses: Mathematical Thinking, Elementary Statistics, Pre-calculus, Calculus I.

Computer Science

We are seeking someone with a master’s degree, experience and expertise in undergraduate computer science topics, and a strong interest in effective pedagogy. The successful candidate will have demonstrated problem-solving skills and the ability to teach algorithmic thinking utilizing Python or Java to students with a broad range of skills. Target courses: Introduction to Computer Science I and II.

Cybersecurity

We are seeking someone with a master’s degree, experience and expertise in technical cybersecurity education topics, and a strong interest in effective pedagogy. The successful candidate will have academic and/or industry cybersecurity experience, and the ability to teach students with a broad range of skills at the undergraduate or graduate level. Target courses: Networking Administration, UNIX and Windows Operating Systems, Secure Systems Design and Risk Management.

Data Science

We are seeking someone with a master’s degree in data science, computer science, statistics, operations research or computational science disciplines like bioinformatics, and a strong interest in effective pedagogy. The successful candidate will have demonstrated data science lifecycle experience including statistics, exploratory data analysis and machine learning in R or Python. Target courses: Introduction to Data Science I, Exploratory Data Analysis and Machine Learning.

Who we Are

Located in a serene mountain setting, yet near major metropolitan areas, the Mount is a comprehensive, nationally recognized university enrolling 1650 undergraduate students and having a 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio. Adjunct opportunities are available at our Emmitsburg (main) and Frederick campuses. We support an inclusive faculty that can engage the interests of an increasingly diverse student population. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Mount St. Mary’s University, the second-oldest Catholic university in the United States, seeks faculty members willing to engage and support our university mission. Successful candidates will share our commitment to the dignity and solidarity of all persons and to the value of intercultural understanding.

Required Documents

  • A cover letter that briefly summarizes your qualifications and interest in the position.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Student teaching evaluations (if available).

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter, vita and (if available) student teaching evaluations to fportier@msmary.edu at or to the following address:

Fred Portier, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Coad Science Building 110
Mount St. Mary’s University
16300 Old Emmitsburg Road
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727

Mount St. Mary's University is a dynamic, Catholic, liberal arts university with over 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students. As a Catholic university, Mount St. Mary’s graduates ethical leaders who are inspired by a passion for learning and lead lives of significance in service to God and others. The university has a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity in its educational programs and employment practices; we actively seek and welcome applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. EOE.

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