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CS 311 Fall 2017

CS 311 - Data Structures  (Fall 2017)
Computer Science & Information Systems Department
College of Science and Mathematics


The Department of Computer Science and Information Systems at California State University San Marcos seeks a part-time lecturer for Fall 2017 to teach CS 311 - Data Structures. The course meets on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:30 AM to 9:20 AM.  Catalog description of the course: A thorough understanding of several advanced methods for implementing the abstract data types and the time used by each method. Includes abstract data types such as dictionary, priority queues, matrices, and relations, foundation of recursive algorithms, complexity analysis, complexity classes, sorting and searching, computability and un-decidability, problem-solving strategies, heuristic search, modeling and components of database systems, and graphics software systems. Prerequisite: CS 211. Co/Prerequisite: MATH 270 or 370. 

Minimum requirements for the position include:  a Master's in Computer Science or related fields.

Preferred requirements for the position include:  Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated commitment to diversity and/or intercultural competence with diverse groups in relation to teaching.

Please submit a completed Faculty Application, a curriculum vita with three current references, and a letter of interest to

Timeline A review of applications will begin July 14, 2017; however, the position will remain open until filled.

The university is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. Visit  for more information.

California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

This position is subject to employment verification, education verification, reference checks and criminal record checks.  A background check (including the criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.  The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.  An offer of employment is contingent upon execution of an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status and Legal Duty to Report Child Abuse and Neglect form.  Signing the form is a prerequisite to employment and failure to sign will result in any offer of employment being withdrawn.