The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at North Greenville University is receiving applications for a full-time faculty position beginning August 2021. Candidates applying for this position must hold a PhD, or equivalent terminal degree, in Computer Science or related field, and be qualified to teach general education courses in addition to courses in operating systems, networks, architecture, software engineering, and Cybersecurity. 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. North Greenville University is a teaching university 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.
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.
Physical Requirements • Mobility: Able to move between buildings and attend classes, meetings, and functions across campus. • Speaking: Frequently convey detailed or important instructions and ideas accurately, professionally, and with a contextually appropriate tone and volume. • Cognitive/Emotional: Ability to critically think and express emotions and thoughts in an honest, collegial, constructive, and prudent manner.
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.
Working Relationships and Schedule 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.
This position is subject to the university’s background check policy. As part of the application, candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, transcripts, reference letters from two professional references and one church leader.