Adjunct Faculty/Part-time Instructors

Posting Details

Posting Details

Department 27201-SCI-Informatics and Networked Systems
Working Title Adjunct Faculty/Part-time Instructors
Position Title Faculty.Lecturer
Job Type Faculty
Posting Summary

The School of Computing and Information at the University of Pittsburgh welcomes applications for a pool of adjunct faculty, non-tenure track, positions. Applicants will be selected from this pool throughout the 2017-18 and 2018-19 academic years (including summer semesters), when there is curricular need. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the School. Position appointments may be renewable based on need, funding, and performance. Please contact Sharon Bindas ( with any questions.

We are seeking outstanding lecturers who can teach a minimum of 15-person sections in our Undergraduate, Master’s programs in Information Sciences & Technology and Telecommunications & Networking, and Computer Science

Minimum Qualifications

The minimum basic qualification is an advanced degree (Master’s or Ph.D. or equivalent degree) and/or at least five years of relevant professional experience in a technical, social science, or interdisciplinary field such as Information, Information Science, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, Political Science, Sociology, Law, or Economics at time of application.

Preferred Qualifications

The adjunct faculty will have teaching and/or research experience in at least one of the following areas:
Data Analytics
Database Management
Business requirement modeling and management

Object-Oriented Programming
Design of Information Systems
Human Factors
Human Information Processing
User Centered Design
Telecom & Networking
Computer Networks
Wireless Networks
Artificial Intelligence
Data Structures
Systems Security
Network Security
Advanced Topics in Networks
Web Systems/Web Programming
System & Application Design
Programming with Python
Computer Organization and Assembly Language
Computer Architecture
Systems Software and Software Engineering
Formal Methods in Computer Science
Design And Analysis of Algorithms
Computer Operating Systems
High Performance Computing

Additional Applicant Instructions

Preferred qualifications include: a record of superior academic or professional performance; the ability to be self-directed with broadly-defined limits on assignments; excellent communication skills, both oral and written; and a demonstrated ability to interact efficiently with diverse people in a highly multidisciplinary environment.
Document Requirements:
-Cover Letter
-Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
-Statement of Teaching Experience
-Transcript of highest degree earned
-Statement of Research, Interests, and Experience (Optional)
-PDF copy of recent publication (Optional)
-PDF copy of recent publication (Optional)
-PDF copy of recent publication (Optional)
-Statement of Contributions to Diversity – -Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (Optional)

About the University of Pittsburgh

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About the School/Department

The University of Pittsburgh School of Computing and Information is answering a worldwide call for more professionals who are capable of building next-generation information systems; enabling users to find the right information; and guiding organizations and governments in sharing, preserving, and protecting data and data sources.

Combining the faculty expertise, staffing, students, and degree programs of both the School of Information Sciences and the Department of Computer Science, the new School of Computing and Information will provide students with greater opportunities and exposure to multidisciplinary learning.

We offer undergraduate and graduate programs in Information Science and Computer Science, as well as graduate programs in Telecommunications and Library and Information Science. Through a combination of rigorous coursework and hands-on experience, these programs help prepare students to become leaders in the information and computing fields.

Our faculty are constantly engaged in leading-edge research, which is funded by organizations such as the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the United States Army, and Google Inc. With these projects, our faculty are working to help people to live better and longer, to protect information, to build more vibrant communities, and to preserve our history and culture.

The School of Computing and Information is a new school for a new era that is harnessing the power of both computing and information to further knowledge discovery across the University’s campus, the region, and the world.

Campus Pittsburgh
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Spring
Anticipated Starting Year 2018
Anticipated Number of Vacancies 10
Date Posted 12/06/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Application Deadline (Close date)
Posting Number F-000015-PTP
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Statement
Optional Documents