Limited Term Adjunct Instructor, Computing for the Sciences,The University of Arizona, Tucson

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Instructor needed to teach CSC 250 - Essential Computing for the Sciences in the Spring 2020 semester. Instructor will be responsible for preparing weekly lectures, assignments, and exams. They will also be responsible for managing all course assets (website, D2L, Piazza discussion board, etc.), assignment and exam grading, and supervising an undergraduate teaching assistant.

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Duties & Responsibilities
Preparing and delivering lectures.
Preparing, assigning, and grading of assignments and exams.
Holding regular office hours.
Effectively managing any assigned teaching assistant in handling work associated with the course.
Additional duties may be assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Knowledge of scripting and data structures in a programming language such as Python.
Facility of UNIX operating systems, particularly file structure, regular expressions, and job control.
Essential database skills, including database accession and interfacing through a query language.

Minimum Qualifications
Master's degree in a related field.

Rank: Instructor

Tenure Information: Adjunct (NTE)

FTE: .20

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 8

Benefits Eligible: No

Posted Rate of Pay: DOE

Job Category: Non-Faculty Academic and Instructional

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Number: F22150

Desired Start Date: 01/06/2020

Position End Date (if temporary): 05/24/2020

Contact Information for Candidates:

Bridget Radcliff

Open Until Filled: Yes

Review Begins On: 12/09/2019

Special Instructions Summary
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