Instructor – Computer Science, Info Systems, Cyber Security

Adjunct Instructors

College of Engineering & Computer Science

Computer Science, Information Systems & Cyber Security Programs

University Overview:

Grantham University, established in 1951, is proud of its continuous commitment of service to service members, veterans, and their families, as well as the general public.  Grantham University offers 38 associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs online. The University supplies adjunct instructor with the online course, ready to teach. Adjunct instructors may, at their discretion, integrate additional resources to enhance students’ mastery of the coursework. Courses are delivered through the Blackboard Learning Management System. As an adjunct instructor, you can make a difference in the lives of others!

Grantham University is seeking qualified, adjunct instructors to teach courses for the bachelors and master degree programs in the College of Engineering & Computer Science. Specifically, the programs are computer science, information systems, cyber security, information management, and information technology. Courses include, but are not limited to, networking and operating systems, programming, database management, web design, security, mobile application development, and software engineering.  Adjuncts teach undergraduate and graduate classes in a virtual setting.

Adjunct instructors are engaged as independent contractors and are not employees of the University. Adjunct instructors are responsible for providing their own equipment and work from their own chosen location.

Courses are typically offered monthly, are eight weeks in length, and utilize the Blackboard Learning Management System. The course week runs Wednesday through Tuesday midnight. Prospective adjunct instructors must enroll in and successfully complete a GU 900 Instructor Training Course in order to be considered for an adjunct instructor contract.

Minimum qualifications:
Adjunct instructors teaching undergraduate courses must possess an earned master’s degree (MS, no MBAs) from an institution accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by the United States Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Adjunct instructors teaching graduate-level courses must possess an earned doctorate degree (DCS, PhD, or DBA if only with an MS in the computing field) from an institution accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by the United States Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). For adjunct instructors holding degrees awarded by non-U.S. institutions, the institutions must be approved by the appropriate governmental or accreditation agency.  In addition, the following are required:

  • Student-centered instructional philosophy
  • Experience in the area of instruction.
  • Experience using MS Office to include Excel, Word
  • A webcam and high speed Internet access
  • Experience using the Blackboard Learning Management System is preferred.
  • Must have a flexible schedule to teach in 8-week terms, Wednesday through Tuesday midnight.
  • Able to answer emails and grade assignments within two calendar days
  • Willingness to hold one office hour a week

If interested in adjunct instructor opportunities, please, click on the corresponding link and submit your cover letter, curriculum vitae and unofficial graduate transcripts in one document.