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Adjunct Instructor Computer Science

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Submit a professional CV; letter of application outlining the applicant’s interest, qualifications and experience for the position; contact information for three professional references; and unofficial graduate transcripts to http://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com/. For additional information visit http://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com or contact Dr. Ali Shaqlaih at Ali.shaqlaih@untdallas.edu.

Posting Details

Posting Information

Requisition Number FAC - 201000000153
Job Title Adjunct Instructor Computer Science
Job Description

The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position of Adjunct Instructor Computer Science.


The number of vacancies is dependent on student enrollment, division needs, and dean approval. Your application cannot be considered until all required documents have been received.


Adjunct instructors plan classes and implement and evaluate teaching/leaming objectives and student learning outcomes. An adjunct instructor undertakes the divisional and professional responsibilities of a part-time faculty member, including office hours. The successful applicant will be expected to provide instruction in a full range of undergraduate computer science courses within UNT Dallas’s Information Technology program including online courses.

Adjunct faculty members will be required to use texts and meet certain content parameters set by the Department of Mathematics and Information sciences. Adjunct instructors also will be required to include in their courses certain student assessment measures determined by the department, and to compile data on those assessment criteria. Additional information about course design, assessment criteria and texts can be obtained from Dr. Ali Shaqlaih at ali.shaqlaih@untdallas.edu.


As a young university in a growing sector of Dallas, UNTD is committed to academic excellence, community engagement, and student success. Founded in 2000, UNT Dallas has grown from 230 to 2,300 students and is projected to reach 16,000 by 2030. UNT Dallas is part of the University of North Texas System, which also includes UNT Denton and the UNT Health Sciences Center. The UNT Dallas College of Law, located on the UNT System’s downtown campus, begun instruction in Fall 2014. The university is fully committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and student body. For more information about UNT Dallas, please visit our website at

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit – and takes actions to prevent – discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in computer science with at least 18 graduate hours in computer science, and outstanding experience in teaching computer science courses.
Preferred Qualifications
  • PhD in computer science with significant experience in higher education;
  • Online teaching experience
  • Successful experience teaching adults in a post-secondary institution;
  • Excellent communication skills in multicultural settings.
Physical requirements necessary to perform essential job functions

Work requires some muscular exertion and/or physical strain such as standing for long periods of time, recurring bending, or recurring lifting of items weighing up to 15 pounds.

Driving University Vehicle? No
Work Schedule

As required to meet the academic schedule.

Substitution of Experience/Education No
Special Instructions to Applicants

Submit a professional CV; letter of application outlining the applicant’s interest, qualifications and experience for the position; contact information for three professional references; and unofficial graduate transcripts to http://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com/. For additional information visit http://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com or contact Dr. Ali Shaqlaih at
Ali.shaqlaih@untdallas.edu.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • University Website
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • Professional Organization (Specify Below)
    • Newspaper/Trade Magazine (Specify Below)
    • Other (Specify Below)
  2. Please specify source from above

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * What is your highest level of completed education?
    • High School/GED
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • PhD (or terminal degree for your discipline)
  4. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
  4. Graduate transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Veteran Preference (DD-214)
  2. Teaching philosophy