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Department: Mathematics and Computer Science

 

Position Summary: The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at North Greenville University is receiving applications for a full-time faculty position beginning August 2020.  Candidates applying for this position must hold a PhD, or equivalent terminal degree, in Computer Science and be willing to teach general education courses in addition to courses in operating systems, networks, architecture, and software engineering. Preference will be given to those with experience teaching in the classroom at the undergraduate level.

Faculty are expected to integrate their personal faith and Christian worldview into course material, to maintain weekly office hours, to serve as an academic advisor to assigned students, and to participate in all faculty duties. NGU professors are expected to be orthodox Christians who have a strong personal faith, are role models in their piety and ethics, are regularly reflecting upon how their faith influences their discipline and are willing and able to mentor students in their own relationship with Jesus Christ.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Teach both general education and upper-level classes as assigned.
  • 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.
  • Participate in departmental-level course, curriculum, and program development.
  • Ensure the security of assessment tools and confidential documentation.
  • Effectively utilize and monitor the learning management systems.
  • Appropriately maintain student records, grades, and attendance to ensure accuracy.
  • Meet all university deadlines for syllabi and grade submission.
  • Serve on academic committees as assigned.



Qualifications

 

  • PhD, or equivalent terminal degree, in Computer Science from an accredited institution.
  • Verifiable prior teaching experience preferred.
  • A record of scholarly research and publications preferred.
  • Understand and comply with FERPA regulations.
  • Must support NGU’s mission statement and core values, commitment to a Christian lifestyle, and character in keeping with a biblical model.
 

    Physical Requirements

     

    • Visual Abilities:  Read reports, create presentations and use a computer system.
    • Hearing:   Hear well enough to communicate with co-workers, vendors, and students.
    • Dexterity, grasping, feeling, writing, typing, and using the telephone, copier, and computer systems.
    • Mobility:  Open files and operate office machines; move between departments and attend meetings across campus.
    • Talking:  Frequently convey detailed or important instructions and ideas accurately, loudly, or quickly.
    • Lifting, Pulling, Pushing: Exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
    • Cognitive/Emotional: Ability to critically think and concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in conditions – 75‐100% of the time.  

     

    Working Relationships

     

    This position is a full-time, nine-month position in the Mathematics and Computer Science Department.  Computer Science faculty first report to the Mathematics Department Chair, who reports to the Associate Dean of the School of Science and Mathematics.

     

    Work Schedule

     

    Normal academic operations are Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., and Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.  Occasional work on weekends and evenings for special university events required.

     

    Travel

     

    There are no outside travel responsibilities with this position; however, all faculty are expected to be able to travel to campus for all class sessions and occasional departmental and faculty meetings.

     

    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.

    Please submit your resume in the North Greenville University application below.

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