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Computer Science Assistant Professor

Diablo Valley College
Pleasant Hill, California 94523
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  • Job Status
    Full Time

Diablo Valley College
Computer Science Assistant Professor
Job Number: F00381
Salary: $58,452- $87,960 per year
Deadline: 02/05/2018
Complete job description and application available online at: https://www.4cdcareers.net/postings/4824

Description of Position

Diablo Valley College is seeking two full-time tenure track instructors in Computer Science. The successful applicant will be well qualified to teach all levels of DVC’s Computer Science courses, including computer literacy, introductory-level programming, and intermediate-level programming, to a diverse population. The position will play an active role in increasing participation and success of underserved student populations in Computer Science. The position requires teaching a normal full-time load, part of which may be assigned in the evening.

Duties and Responsibilities

In addition to contractual duties, all full-time faculty are expected to participate actively in their disciplines, department activities, and the general intellectual life and governance of the college. Part of the teaching assignment may be in the evening and/or online. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  1. Advancing student learning through dedicated, exemplary instruction in accordance with established course outlines;
  2. Developing and implementing student learning outcomes assessment processes for courses and programs;
  3. Collaborating in the development and revision of curriculum and in program review;
  4. Engaging in department program improvement initiatives;
  5. Participating in department, division, and college committees;
  6. Participating in professional development activities, both departmental and college-wide;
  7. Maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter area and effective teaching/ learning strategies;
  8. Maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;
  9. Informing students of course requirements, evaluation procedures and attendance requirements;
  10. Preparing and grading class assignments and examinations and informing students of their academic progress;
  11. Maintaining attendance, scholastic, and personnel records and submitting them according to published deadlines;
  12. Posting and holding sufficient and regular office hours in accordance with prevailing policy;
  13. Participating in College’s shared governance processes.

It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identity, race, color, ancestry, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, parental status, citizenship or because an individual is perceived to have one or more of these characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.


Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience

The applicant must possess one of the following qualifications (earned degrees must be from an accredited college/university):

Master’s degree in computer science or computer engineering


Bachelor’s degree in either of the above AND master’s degree in mathematics, cybernetics, business administration, accounting or engineering


Bachelor’s degree in engineering AND master’s degree in cybernetics, engineering, mathematics, or business administration


Bachelor’s degree in mathematics AND master’s degree in cybernetics, engineering, mathematics, or business administration


Bachelor’s degree in any of the above AND a master’s degree in information science, computer information systems, or information systems


A valid California Community College Instructor Credential authorizing full-time instruction in Computer Science


The equivalent. If you do not possess the EXACT minimum qualifications (i.e. you do not possess the exact degree listed) and believe that you meet the minimum qualifications because of equivalent educational or professional background), please fill out the equivalency petition form found at http://www.4cd.edu/career/forms/MastersDegreeEquiv.pdf

Desirable Qualifications

  1. Demonstrated commitment to student learning and to the success of all students in the open-access learning environment of a community college.
  2. Demonstrated sensitivity to issues of diversity, and ability to motivate and teach community college students of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds, sexual orientations, genders, cultures, and learning styles, as well as students with disabilities or varied levels of academic preparation.
  3. Advanced degree in Computer Science
  4. Demonstrated firm grasp of facilitating learning in a digital environment.
  5. Demonstrated commitment / willingness towards working with high schools (teachers and counselors) as well as 4-year university representatives (faculty, directors, counselors).
  6. Demonstrated proactive ability in seeking and leveraging support from industry and a strong desire to continually update COMSC curriculum to ensure industry relevance.
  7. Demonstrated ability to keep up to date with technology trends and incorporate new technologies into the COMSC classroom and make every effort to ensure classroom lectures contain essential curricular including current trends.
  8. Demonstrated willingness to participate in college-wide Committees as well as departmental and division activities.


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