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Adjunct Faculty – Computer Science

Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1846, Saint Xavier University was the first Mercy College in the United States and is Chicago’s oldest Catholic university. Saint Xavier serves approximately 4,000 students at its campuses in Chicago and Orland Park. The University offers 43 undergraduate and 40 graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, business, education and nursing, as well as a variety of program options in continuing education and professional studies. Recognizing Saint Xavier’s excellence in education, U.S. News & World Report has ranked SXU consistently among the Best Colleges in the Midwest.

Position Type: Faculty
Position Category: Faculty
School: College of Arts and Sciences
Position Scheduling: Part Time
Function: The Department of Computer Science is seeking an adjunct instructor to teach a graduate course in Data Mining & Warehousing (ACSG 555).

Course Description: This course focuses on the design and implementation of data mining systems and introduces the student to all aspects of the data mining process, from preprocessing to information retrieval. Current algorithms and OLAP technologies are covered. Applications in a variety of setting and industries are introduced and discussed.
Qualifications: The successful candidate must have at least an MA or equivalent in Computer Science or related field. An earned doctorate is preferred. Highly sought after candidates will have experience teaching at the collegiate level.

Review of applications will begin immediately.
Start Date: 8/21/2017
Description of Hours: Monday 6:30 – 9:20 pm
Temporary Position: Yes
Length of Temporary Position: Adjuncts will have the possibility of rehire in subsequent semester depending on departmental needs.
Items to Include:
Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Three Letters of Recommendation
Other: Graduate transcript (copies acceptable)
Contact Information: Jean Mehta, Chair
Department of Computer Science
Saint Xavier University
Office of Human Resources
3700 West 103rd Street
Chicago IL 60655


Understanding of and appreciation for the Catholic identity and Mercy heritage of the University required.
Saint Xavier University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity.  EOE/M/F/D/V