Adjunct Faculty in Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at Illinois Institute of Technology seeks adjunct faculty to teach various courses, including introductory programming, data structures and algorithms, databases and data mining, cryptography, and operating systems. Course lists are available online: Undergraduate Courses and Graduate Courses.

Adjunct faculty are hired for specific courses per semester. Many courses are taught in a coordinated fashion, with a faculty course manager working with all instructors to ensure consistent teaching and assessment.


  • Teach assigned classes per course syllabus and schedule
  • Employ relevant teaching strategies and foster a supportive learning environment that encourages student success
  • Assess student work and progress with timely feedback
  • Hold weekly office hours
  • Use technologies effectively to help with course management, course delivery, and student communication including Blackboard
  • Develop, assess, and improve course materials as needed
  • Coordinate as needed with course managers and other faculty

Minimum Qualifications

  • M.S. in Computer Science or related field
  • Proven (or clear potential) teaching ability at the college level
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD or equivalent experience in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience teaching at the college level
  • Experience with learning management systems (e.g. Blackboard)
  • Familiarity with best practices in STEM pedagogy

The Department offers Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, Professional Master, and Ph.D. degrees in computer science, cybersecurity, and artificial intelligence, and has over 1300 students. The Department is in a significant growth phase, actively hiring faculty and developing diverse interdisciplinary research and education programs. It also has strong and growing partnerships with Chicago’s burgeoning tech community and our local communities of Bronzeville and Bridgeport.

Illinois Institute of Technology, a private, technology-focused university, is located just 10 minutes from downtown Chicago. The university’s founding mission is to improve people’s lives through technical education and innovation, and it has delivered on this promise for over a century.

Illinois Institute of Technology is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer committed to enhancing equity, inclusion and diversity within its community. It actively seeks applications from all individuals regardless of race, color, sex, marital status, religion, creed, national origin, disability, age, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity and expression. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment.

Please email applications to the department chair, Mustafa Bilgic. Application materials should include: a cover letter, resume or CV, teaching statement (including a list of courses that could be taught), and at least three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be taken until all available positions are filled.