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Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Job Details

Lane College - Jackson, TN
Full Time
Doctorate Degree

Lane College invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Computer Science. Scholarly interest in areas includes, but is not limited to: Robotics, Intelligent systems, Cybersecurity, Computer networking, Internet of Things or Parallel systems. Main teaching responsibilities include introductory courses such as Introduction to Computers, Foundations of Computing, Programming I and II, as well as upper division classes within the CS curriculum. 

Job Description:

  • Teaching load is 12-15 credits per semester.  
  • Participating in department activities.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills to manage and control the classroom.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the proven ability to maintain professionalism and tact in high-stress situations.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficient with Blackboard, Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Faculty perform other duties including advising, curriculum development, and service to the college and the community. 

Minimum Requirements:

  • PhD in Computer Science or closely related discipline is preferred.
  • Candidates with as Master’s degree in Computer Science or closely-related field and 18 credit hours will be considered.
  • Evidence of outstanding teaching or teaching potential is essential.
  • The ability to lift 10 lb, 1% of the time.
  • Position may require some walking and the ability to climb stairs

The ideal candidate will have familiarity with online courses, and the ability to utilize innovative modalities for delivering course content.  Candidates should have a commitment to creating an inclusive learning environment for a diverse student body.  Lane Employees should demonstrate a desire to empower, motivate, and positively influence the lives of students and create a positive community that promotes academic and personal success. 

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.