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At Westcliff, we are constantly striving to be the best while valuing each of our team members as human beings and succeeding together!

Westcliff is a leader in innovative global education. We are respected for our transformative, technologically advanced programs and initiatives with a focus on excellence, social responsibility, and diversity. Our tagline – “Educate. Inspire, Empower.” – is a summary of our Mission Statement. As it suggests, the main focus of our University is to strive to enhance the opportunities of our students and employees to enjoy success through empowerment, as a result of their education and hard work.

With diversity and inclusion at the forefront of Westcliff’s core values, we promote a culture that celebrates diversity and inclusiveness regardless of, but not limited to, race, gender, sexual orientation, family status, religion, ethnicity, national origin, physical disability, veteran status, or age. By joining the Westcliff team, you’ll be playing a significant role in our growth, having an opportunity to put your personal touch on Westcliff’s progress as we grow and succeed together!

Westcliff University is seeking adjunct Instructors to teach courses for our College of Technology & Engineering program.

This role can be performed remotely. However, the classes are taught synchronously (live through Zoom). Classes meet once a week for 2 hours at 3pm and 6:30pm PST Monday through Friday.


  • The qualified candidate will have an M.S. in Computer Science, M.S. in Information Technology, M.S. in Engineering and Management or a closely related field (Doctorate Degree preferred).
  • Previous experience teaching in a university/college setting or in a business or professional environment is required.
  • The University values candidates who have: specific knowledge in a particular application of computer science such as Programming, Software, Data, Machine Learning, Hardware and Software engineering, or Information Technology.
  • The candidate should have the ability to stay informed of new techniques and directions within the discipline and have knowledge/experience in growing fields of study such as data analysis and machine learning.
  • Demonstrate excellent teaching abilities in the instruction of graduate/undergraduate students.
  • A former position within industry that is related to the above aspects of the position is desirable.


  • The position is responsible for teaching courses in computer science, information technology, engineering management and other current areas of data and technology.
  • The purpose of the position is to help chart the course of the University’s computer, data and technology-oriented programs for the future.
  • The successful candidate will: be able to teach traditional computer science courses such as programming, algorithms, architecture, discrete structures, intelligent systems, and operating systems, have knowledge of several computer languages: Java, C/C++, R, Python, demonstrate excellent teaching abilities in the instruction of graduate/undergraduate students.

Limitations and Disclaimer

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an at-will basis, unless otherwise contractually bound.

Westcliff University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

About Westcliff University

Westcliff University was established to provide quality education for students wishing to enter the expanding fields of Business and Education. Westcliff received its initial approval with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education in 1993 (www.bppe.ca.gov) and is accredited under both the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) (www.wscuc.org), and the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Westcliff is comprised of a College of Business, College of Education, College of Technology & Engineering, and Western State College of Law.  Westcliff University offers graduate and undergraduate certificates and degree programs intended to prepare students for immediate entry and advancement in their respective industries. While some schools only teach theoretical concepts, the programs at Westcliff University prepare students for the practical and theoretical elements required in the job market today. Westcliff University offers full-time working students a chance to enroll in 100% online courses or take courses onsite at its campuses in beautiful Southern California. All programs at Westcliff are designed to be convenient, flexible, and affordable. Westcliff University prepares students for personal, professional, and academic success with innovative, up-to-date, and of high quality programs. The university has guidance and expertise from members of its faculty, Program Advisory Council, and Board of Trustees that includes key leaders from organizations such as Google, Hyundai, Kia, Asurion, Deloitte, Hewlett Packard, Hitachi Capital, Cox Communications, CATESOL, as well as other local and national businesses and organizations.

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