Adjunct Computer Science Faculty Position

About Mount Mercy

Mount Mercy University is a Catholic, coeducational university founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1928 enrolling approximately 1,500 students. The university offers a variety of liberal arts, professional, accelerated, and graduate degree programs on a picturesque campus overlooking the city of Cedar Rapids, IA.

Position Summary

Mount Mercy University is seeking adjunct faculty members to teach CS 190 – Computer Organization and/or CS 226 – Programming in Visual Basic in our undergraduate programs for the fall semester of 2022. These courses are taken predominantly by our computer science and management information systems major respectively. 

  • CS 190 – Computer Organization meets in-person on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:00-9:30 AM and Fridays from 8:00-9:50 AM.
  • CS 226 – Programming in Visual Basic meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30-9:30 PM.

Candidates should have a doctorate or masters’ degree in computer science or a related field, or be working towards completion of their degrees. Previous teaching experience is preferred. Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

To Apply

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae via email with the subject line of “Applicant—Adjunct Computer Science Faculty” to: hr@mtmercy.edu. Paper applications will not be accepted.

The successful candidate must also demonstrate a willingness to support Mount Mercy’s mission as a Catholic university providing student-focused education in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy. Mount Mercy University welcomes those of different faiths and is committed to excellence in education and community service.


Mount Mercy University is an equal opportunity employer and a smoke-free campus. Women and men of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.