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Visiting Instructor in Computer Science

Job Location

1460 University Drive, Winchester, Virginia

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Shenandoah University is seeking a dynamic individual with a love of teaching to coordinate and teach programming courses in Python, Java and possibly C/C++/C#. Most classes will be held in person, although some hybrid or fully online teaching may be required. Programming classes enroll students from a variety of majors in our rapidly growing Division of Applied Technology. The position is expected to commence in Fall 2022, although part-time Summer teaching is a possibility. 

Shenandoah University, located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, boasts a nimble and vibrant atmosphere where we value novel approaches and a diversity of ideas, so innovators are very welcome!

Required Skills


A master's degree in computer science or computing-related field is required, PhD preferred. Post-docs are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will be someone with experience teaching programming and who can demonstrate the ability to scaffold introductory concepts so that beginners are successful. The candidate must also have enough breadth to understand the needs of different computing disciplines such as computer science, cybersecurity, and information technology.

How to Apply: 

Application materials should include resume/curriculum vitae, a concise statement of teaching philosophy and contact information for three professional references. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a qualified candidate is selected. 

Shenandoah University is committed to enriching its educational experience and culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff. All candidates are strongly encouraged to include a statement in their cover letters addressing ways in which they may be able to contribute to that commitment.

*At this time, SU is requiring that individuals within certain groups--specifically those who have high levels of contact with others at the university or pose a greater risk to our community to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless they have a SU-approved medical or religious exemption.  A pre-employment background check will be required. If the job requires driving for University business, a satisfactory driving record will also be required. 

Shenandoah University values the unique and diverse perspectives of individuals and communities locally and globally and seeks to foster mutual understanding in an inviting community where individuals are welcome and respected. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or on any other basis protected under applicable law.


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Not Applicable