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FT Faculty: Computer Science (PR07292013PO)

Position Deleted on 9/20/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Raleigh, NC
Faculty - Science - Computer Science
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
DEPARTMENT: Computer Information Science


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To be considered for faculty employment, a candidate who meets job opening qualifications must complete the following steps for EACH job opening to which the qualified candidate applies.

1. SUBMIT ALL the following documents IN ONE PACKAGE directly to the Human Resources Department, by ONLY ONE of the following methods: mailed hard copy (recommended for the best presentation of your credentials), email to , or by fax to (919) 546-8484.
  • A fully completed Shaw University Application Form (see web link below)
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae
  • An application cover letter with statements of teaching philosophy and research interests
  • Three current letters of reference.
  • Any additional documents required by a specific job posting.
A resume or curriculum vitae without an accompanying Shaw University Application Form cannot be accepted.

2. ORDER "OFFICIAL" TRANSCRIPT(S) OF THE HIGHEST GRADUATE-LEVEL DEGREE(S) RECEIVED (as required by the job posting qualifications) to be MAILED DIRECTLY FROM the institution(s) DIRECTLY TO the Shaw University Human Resources Department. For example: A job posting qualification requiring a Ph.D. requires an official transcript from the institution awarding the Ph.D. degree, and the transcript must be mailed from the awarding institution directly to the Shaw University Human Department, 118 E. South Street, Raleigh NC 27601.

Hand-delivered sealed transcripts will not be considered official and cannot be accepted.

Following the Human Resources office's receipt of both (1) a candidate's fully completed application package for a current job opening AND (2) mailed receipt of a candidate's official transcript(s) directly from the awarding institution, then a candidate can be considered for employment and their application and transcript information shall be submitted to the recruiting manager and/or selection committee for review.

Candidates are personally responsible for any potential travel and/or relocation expenses incurred.

  • Ph.D in Computer Science from an accredited
  • Demonstrated mastery of knowledge in the field of Computer Science.
  • Established commitment to providing excellence in education, including the ability to present course teachings in such a way that students are encouraged to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills, to increase motivation, to develop a positive self-image, and to clarify their values.
  • Computer skill proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel software.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse population and adapt to change.
  • Commitment to research and professional technology.
  • Demonstrated success teaching at the college level.
  • Candidates with teaching experience and expertise in an additional area also offered in the assigned department is highly desired.
  • Knowledge and experience in using instructional technology.
  • Evidence of scholarly activity.
  • Teach 15 credit hours per semester, utilizing a variety of teaching strategies, including instructional technology when appropriate.
  • Teaching topics:
Introduction to Programming I & II in C++
Programming Languages and Compiler Design
Computer Architecture & systems
Computer Organization & Assembly Language
Data Structure and Algorithm Analysis
Artificial Intelligence
Software Engineering
Operating Systems
  • Present teaching materials in an understandable manner and develop related testing measurements that accurately reflect the stated course objectives.
  • Hold classes as scheduled.
  • Maintain a posted schedule of office hours (minimum 10 hours per week), including morning and afternoon hours.
  • Advise students in appropriate course scheduling; assist advisees in defining and developing realistic goals in keeping with their abilities and interests.
  • Actively participate in student recruitment to increase enrollment in the respective academic area.
  • Participating in freshman students' orientation.
  • Assist in planning, development and improvement of curricular offerings.
  • Advise students toward effective learning, appropriate course-taking, professional writing, and the expected conduct in class, on campus, and elsewhere.
  • Evaluate the records of transferring students.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date student records pertaining to attendance, assignments and grades.
  • Assist in the job placement of graduates.
  • Maintain effective collegial communication, professional interaction, and functional relations within the assigned Department and throughout the campus.
  • Actively engage in scholarly activities and professional development, including the initiation or collaboration with other faculty in the submission of grant proposals, attendance /participation in workshops/conferences, membership/holding office in professional organizations, writing and/or research for publication, consulting and/or editing.
  • Actively service to the University, such as participation in committees, a faculty organization, and service to a student organization.
  • Actively service to the community, such as participation in the programs of local service organizations and involvement in public affairs through work with local, state or federal governments, to ensure the University's connection to the community is maintained.
  • Attend official University functions.
  • Abide by and ensure compliance with all departmental and University policies and procedures.
POSITION SCHEDULED: 9 month contract

COMPENSATION: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid annual leave
  • Paid holidays
From time to time, benefits may be added or deleted from the Shaw University benefits package.

  • Must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
  • Subject to a background check, drug screen.
The preceding job description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. It does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise.

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