This is an undergraduate-level course and an introduction to the mathematical foundations of computer science. Topics covered include: propositional and predicate logic, set theory, function and relations, growth of functions and asymptotic notation, introduction to algorithms, elementary combinatorics and graph theory, and discrete probability theory. Instructor will be responsible for developing course materials, lecturing in two sections, holding office hours and preparing and grading exams, managing and grading class projects.
PhD in Math, Computer Science or a related field.
The instructor must have demonstrated knowledge of discrete mathematics including propositional logic & its applications, rules of inference, proof methods and strategy, mathematical induction, recursive definitions & structural induction, the growth of functions & complexity of algorithms, the basics of counting, relations, graphs, and trees.
Prior teaching experience with introdcutory math courses.
Job Family: LEO Hours 32-40 Salary Range: $37,310 per term at 100% effort
NOTE: This position is posted for and limited to winter term 2020 only. Start date of the appointment is January 1, 2020 and ends on April 30, 2020. It is currently open and subject to final administrative approval. The deadline for application is the last day of the posting period. A decision will be made by October 10, 2019.
The final effort will be determined in consultation with the Associate Chair and would reflect 100% effort with a service assignment or 80% with two lecture sections.
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