Primary responsibilities for this position will be teaching courses in the area of mobile application development. The course examines the principles of mobile application design and development. Students will learn application development on the Android/IOS platform. Topics will include memory management; user interface design; user interface building; input methods; data handling; network techniques and URL loading; and, finally, specifics such as use of mobile sensing such as GPS and accelerometers. Students are expected to design and develop a professional-quality mobile application that addresses a real-world problem in an innovative way. Coursework will include project conception, design, implementation, and pilot testing of mobile phone software applications, using health applications as the target domain.
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related discipline. Professional work experience developing applications for Android and iOS platforms. Excellent written and oral communication skills. College-level teaching experience, preferably at a community college. Familiarity with online instruction.
Must be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of compassion, fairness, respect, responsibility, tolerance and truth.
Morton College, the second oldest community college in Illinois, was founded in 1924 to meet the educational demands in the growing communities of Berwyn, Cicero, Forest View, Lyons, McCook, Stickney and other near western suburbs which were a national hub of economic activity. As a comprehensive community college, recognized by the Illinois Community College Board, Morton College's mission is: To enhance the quality of life of our diverse community through exemplary teaching and learning opportunities, community service, and life-long learning.