Adjunct Instructor/Developer - Online Education - Operating Systems

Columbia College

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Adjunct Instructor/Developer – Online Education – Operating Systems

Department: Online Education

Location: Online (Remote)

Type: Academic, Part-time

Pay: $125-$125 per student, depending on how many students enrolled in class (Pay range may vary based on geographic location, in addition to how pay is calculated)

Diversity Statement:

Columbia College is committed to creating an inclusive employee experience for all regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age or disability. The college maintains a safe place for open discourse; supports activities that promote diversity and inclusion; and overall, fosters a sense of community that welcomes everyone.


Columbia College Online Education is accepting applications for adjunct (part-time) instructors to meet our changing needs. After completing the application process, the candidate's application will be considered active for two years. Qualified applicants will be contacted if an opening in their respective fields becomes available. After two years, candidates may reapply to update their application and restate their interest.


Minimum qualifications to teach undergraduate courses include a PhD in Computer Science, Math, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related discipline preferred.  Will consider Master's Degrees in these fields with substantial experience particularly in the area of operating systems.  Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

Specifically, the course will address:   Explain the major functions of an operating system; Explain threads; Explain concurrency control including deadlock and starvation and techniques for managing concurrency; Evaluate memory management issues including virtual memory, paging, and segmentation techniques; Contrast the most common processor scheduling techniques including the advantages and disadvantages of each; Explain disk scheduling issues and techniques; Evaluate file management systems; Evaluate distributed processing including client/server models and cluster models; Examine operating system security issues.

  • Current resume or curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial graduate transcripts

The offer of employment and assignment to duties is contingent upon successful completion of our new instructor training course and a satisfactory criminal background check. The information may include, but is not limited to, academic, residential, achievement, performance, attendance, disciplinary, employment history, credit history, driving history, and criminal history of public record.

Columbia College is an equal opportunity employer.

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Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Undergraduate teaching
  • Operating systems

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