Lecturer in Computer Science

Updated: about 24 hours ago
Location: Campus, ILLINOIS
Job Type: FullTime

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

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Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards.  More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy 8.2.18.1.2 and can be found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section8/C224/#p8.2.18_personnel_conduct

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section6/C2653 .

The Department of Computer Science and Information Systems (CSIS) resides in the Mike Cottrell College of Business (MCCB) and offers undergraduate programs in computer science (CS), information systems (IS), and cybersecurity. CS is ABET accredited. IS has AACSB accreditation, as do the other business programs in the college. The MCCB is home to the UNG Institute for Cyber Operations, Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and the Truist Center for Ethical Leadership. MCCB graduate programs include the Cottrell MBA, Master of Accountancy, MS in Computer Science, and three graduate certificates, one of which is in cybersecurity. The department also offers a number of minors in computer science.

The MCCB international group of teacher-scholars provides an exceptional learning community to prepare students for their professional roles and to engage with business and industry in the region to foster economic development. The MCCB is the largest college at UNG and enrolls over 4,800 students. The college moved into its new building, the Cottrell Center for Business, Technology & Innovation located on the Dahlonega campus, in fall 2022. The facility fosters a state-of-the-art learning environment with specialized spaces for computer science, including a cyber range, forensics/cyber lab, and hardware/networking lab.

UNG is designated by the NSA and DHS as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE). Through support of a multi-million dollar grant from the DoD, the cybersecurity program has a strong focus on preparing future cyber workforce for the military, government, and defense contractors. 

The Department of Computer Science and Information Systems in the Mike Cottrell College of Business (MCCB) invites applicants for a full-time, non-tenure track lecturer in computer science starting fall 2024. The successful candidate will teach computer science courses mainly on the Gainesville and Cumming campuses. Quality teaching and student engagement are high priorities in the MCCB.

  • Teach four computer science related courses per semester.
  • Use innovative teaching and learning techniques to provide high quality learning experiences in and out of the classroom.
  • Engage with the university's military connections and the emerging technology industry populating the north Georgia and Atlanta regions.
  • Work with student projects, internships, and competitions.
  • Support the culture of the department, MCCB, UNG, and its service community
  • Maintain currency in the teaching field through engagement with industry or conducting research. 
  • Position requires a minimum of a master's degree in computer science, or a related degree, with at least 18 graduate credit hours in computer science and/or a record of significant and substantive industry and/or higher education experience in the computer science field. 
  • Evidence of superior teaching abilities strongly preferred.
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, and Transcripts
  • Contact information for three professional references 
  • Knowledge of teaching pedagogy.
  • Skill at teaching online a plus.
  • Ability to translate highly technical information into understandable content for computer science students. 

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of North Georgia, as determined by University of North Georgia in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
This position will be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time

  • Position of Trust + Education
  • If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES).  Find a full list of NACES members at http://www.naces.org/members.htm.

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