Part-Time Teaching Online Instructor or Course Developer

Notre Dame de Namur University in California

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted April 10, 2012
Type Adjunct
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Part-time

NDNU is seeking for highly-qualified Computer Information System (CIS) Instructors interested in developing and teaching the following online graduate-level courses in the Master of Science - Computer Information System (MSCIS) Program:

Software Design and Architecture (3 units)

The purpose of this course is provide students with a solid foundation in most modern concepts and best practices in a creating software product.  It is expected that students will learn how to analyze and design large-scale software applications and apply different architecture styles and patterns to software design. Case studies and projects are assigned as a practical component of the course.

CIS4233 Database Design, Implementation, Optimization, and Performance (3 units)

This course covers basic database theory, including models, representations, views, relational calculus, SQL, normalizations, and indexing/ transactions/ concurrency/ recovery. It is also expected that the students will be introduced to most recent advances in database technologies and concepts such as NoSQL, Hadoop, Object-oriented database, etc.



  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Master of Science in Computer Information Science or closely related degree + relevant experience in CIS.  PhD in Science and/or Engineering is highly desired.
  • 3+ years of online teaching experience in CIS at a collegiate or University level preferred.
  • At least 5-7 years of recent related industry (non-academic) hands-on experience in related subjects.
  • US residence ability to work for any employer in US without sponsorship is required.


  • Initial Application Materials:
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Indicate, specifically, which course you are proposing to develop and/or deliver.
  • Cover Letter explaining the candidate's experience with teaching on-line CIS courses and how the candidates non-academic professional experience relates (and add value) to the graduate-level course.
  • Additional materials will be requested after the first screening. The selection process begins immediately.
  • Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee selection in the pool.


  • Send an email with all the application materials attached to:  Please put MSCIS Part-time Faculty Position on the subject line.

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