Adjunct Faculty, Computer Science

Open date:
Position summary:

Washington State University Vancouver (WSUV) is seeking applicants for multiple positions of Adjunct Faculty to teach undergraduate Computer Science courses, during Fall 2022 and Spring 2023. The courses are listed below. Content development is not required. Instructor will have access to existing course materials. Courses are expected to be taught in-person.

Course information:

CS 166 Discrete Mathematics (3) Introduction to the theoretical foundations of computing. Combinatorics, relations, trees, graphs, Boolean algebra, proof methods, and discrete probability as applied to computer science.

CS 251 C Programming for Engineers 4 (3-3) Introduction to the C programming language and application to engineering problem solving; introduction to data structures, sorting and searching; laboratory use of integrated development environments and debugging tools.

CS 261 C and Assembly Language Programming (3) C language concepts, professional practices and C programming; module linkage; assembly language concepts and programming.

CS 330 Numerical Computing (3) Power and limitation of numerical solutions; design, analysis and implementation of numerical algorithms; visualization and rendering.

CS 427 Cryptography and Network Security (3) Computer security concepts, models and mechanism; encryption technology, formal models, policy and ethical implications. Credit not granted for both CS 427 and CS 527. Offered at 400 and 500 level.


$4800 per section for 3-credit courses, and $1066 per contact hour for labs.

Minimum requirements:

Candidates must possess, at least a M.Sc in Computer Science or related discipline.

Preferred qualifications:

Ph.D. in Computer Science or related discipline, and experience in teaching undergraduate courses and labs at a college level.

$4800 per section for 3-credit courses, and $1066 per contact hour for labs
To apply:

Review of completed applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should send the following items, via email, to Scott Wallace (

(1) A cover letter discussing training and experience as related to the required and preferred qualifications. 

(2) Curriculum vitae. 

(3) Teaching evaluations of prior course taught (if available).

(4) Names and contact information of three references.

Additional information about Washington State University Vancouver is available at

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