ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF COMPUTER SCIENCE, ONLINE
Website North Greenville University
COLLEGE: HUMANITIES AND SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: CYBERSECURITY AND COMPUTER SCIENCE
The Cybersecurity and Computer Science Department at North Greenville University is looking for a highly motivated Computer Science faculty member to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in a relevant area of Computer Science, as well as a passion for teaching and mentoring students. Candidates applying for this position must hold a Masters degree in Computer Science. Candidates who have industry experience in computer science are preferred.
The faculty member will teach online courses in programming (Python), data structures, operating systems, and software engineering. Preference will be given to individuals with experience teaching online at the undergraduate level. All faculty are expected to integrate their personal faith and Christian worldview into course material and are expected to be committed Christians who are role models in their faith and ethics. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
North Greenville is located near Greenville, South Carolina, but this position does not require the faculty member to be residential. The department will consider non-residential candidates who are willing to reside in one of the following states prior to beginning employment at the University: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and Wisconsin.
The Cybersecurity and Computer Science Department at North Greenville University is a dynamic and growing department with a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. We offer a wide range of undergraduate courses in Computer Science. We are a welcoming and supportive department, and we are committed to providing our students with the best possible education.
North Greenville University is a teaching institution affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. Members of the NGU faculty are orthodox Christians who have a strong personal faith in Jesus Christ, are role models in their piety and ethics, maintain active membership in an evangelical congregation, and mentor students academically and spiritually. They are Christian scholars who reflect upon their discipline from the perspective of a biblical worldview and are expected to teach in accordance with, and not contrary to the university’s Statement on Human Flourishing. All employees of NGU are required to abstain from illegal drugs and beverage alcohol.
As part of the application, candidates must submit a cover letter, CV, and transcripts, and the contact information for two professional references, and one reference from a leader in your church.
· Teach undergraduate computer science courses as assigned.
· Participate in curriculum revisions as it relates to programs and courses in the department.
· Hold weekly office hours to support students academically and spiritually.
· Serve as an academic advisor to assigned students.
· Participate in departmental-, college-, and university-level meetings
· Ensure the security of assessment tools and confidential documentation.
· Effectively utilize and monitor the learning management system.
· Appropriately maintain student records, grades, and attendance to ensure accuracy
· Consistently meet all university deadlines for syllabi and grade submissions
· Serve on academic committees as assigned.
· Masters degree in Computer Science from an accredited institution.
· Passion for teaching and making a difference in students’ lives required.
· Verifiable prior teaching experience preferred, but not required.
· Ability to work independently and as part of a team
· Industry experience in Computer Science is preferred.
· Understand and comply with FERPA regulations.
· Must support NGU’s mission statement and core values, and be committed to a Christian lifestyle and character in keeping with a biblical model.
· Visual Abilities: Read reports, create presentations and use a computer system.
· Hearing: Hear well enough to communicate with co-workers, vendors, and students.
· Talking: Frequently convey detailed or important instructions and ideas accurately, loudly, or quickly.
· Cognitive/Emotional: Ability to critically think and concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in conditions
Online faculty will have limited expectations for being on campus.
WORKING RELATIONSHIPS AND SCHEDULE
This position is subject to the university’s background check policy.
This is a full-time, nine-month position in the Cybersecurity and Computer Science Department. Department faculty report to their department chair, who reports to the Dean of the College of Humanities and Sciences, who reports to the provost.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee. S/he will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties as requested by his or her supervisor.
Candidates must submit a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, and the contact information for two professional references, and one reference from a leader in your church. Review of candidates will continue until the position is filled.
Please email application documents and direct any questions about the position to Dr. Nigel Basta, department chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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