Limited Term Adjunct Instructor, Bachelor of Applied Science, The University of Arizona, Sierra Vista, AZ

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The College of Applied Science and Technology's (CAST) Bachelor of Applied Science Program is seeking applications for a Limited Term Adjunct Professor to teach BAS Core courses in Discrete Mathematics and Algorithm for their Cyber Operations and Intelligence & Information Operations degree programs. The University of Arizona's CAST is a National Security Agency (NSA) designated Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations (CAE-CO) and an Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) designated Intelligence Community Center of Academic Excellence (IC-CAE). Limited Term Adjunct Professors who enjoy working with a diverse, non-traditional student population either online or face-to-face in a small classroom setting will flourish with CAST students. A limited number of openings are available each semester, contingent upon enrollment and funding. Possible appoints may not be enrolled in any UA degree program during the contract period. The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here. As a cost-saving measure related to the impact of COVID-19, a furlough and pay reduction program has been approved by the Arizona Board of Regents. All new hires subject to the plan will be notified in accordance with adopted furlough and pay reduction program guidelines and will be required to comply with all measures. To learn more about the furlough and pay reduction program and whether this position is affected, please visit Duties & Responsibilities Prepare course syllabi, assignments, and activities. Prepare and deliver course lectures/workshops. Critique and grade student assignments and examinations. Attend meetings and assist students as needed Maintain regular office hours. Teach undergraduate courses online. Teaching responsibilities include traditional course delivery, independent studies, as well as creation and revision of course content. Work with Cyber & Intel Programs Strong communication, computer, and organizational skills. The candidate should have the following knowledge, skills, and abilities: Knowledge of discrete mathematics, algorithms, data structures, and how they are implemented through the fundamentals of basic programming The ability to determine the complexity of the algorithm and identify cases in which the algorithm would/would not provide a reasonable approach for solving a specific problem. The ability to explain how variability affects outcomes; how to identify anomalous events; and how to identify the meaning of anomalous events. The ability to explain and demonstrate how automata are used to describe computing machines and computation; as well as the concept that some things are computable, and some are not. Minimum Qualifications Master's degree in Mathematics, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cyber Operations, Cybersecurity, or a closely related field. Specific and demonstrable experienced in the following areas: Discrete mathematics Algorithms analysis Finite automaton Complexity theory Regular expressions Computability Entropy Developing & analyzing searching and sorting algorithms College-level teaching experience in online and ITV modalities Demonstrated commitment to diversity issues in higher education and/or through community-based work. Preferred Qualifications Ph.D. /D.Sc. in degree in Mathematics, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cyber Operations, Cybersecurity, or a closely related field is preferred but not required. Demonstrated prior online teaching experience is preferred but not required. Experience with learning technologies and online teaching. A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities. Rank: Instructor Tenure Information Adjunct (NTE) FLSA: Exempt Full Time/Part Time: Part Time Number of Hours Worked per Week: 12 Job FTE: 0.20 Work Calendar: Academic Job Category: Faculty Benefits Eligible: No Benefits Rate of Pay: DOE Compensation Type: Per Course Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive) Number of Vacancies: 1 Expected End Date: 12/18/2020 Contact Information for Candidates Eric Mapp, Open Until Filled: Yes Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter Diversity Statement At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness. Online App. Form: The University of Arizona is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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