Lecturer/Instructor in Computer Science, Information Science, Information Systems, or Information Technology
Newport News, VA
Job posting number: #7085359
Posted: September 15, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionPurpose of Position
The Department of Physics, Computer Science and Engineering at Christopher Newport University invites applications for a Lecturer/Instructor position in Computer Science or Information Science, effective August 2022. This position is a full-time, non-tenure-track appointment with a nominal teaching load of 4-4 and a focus on introductory information systems courses (spreadsheets, databases, computing principles, etc.). Applicants must be committed to undergraduate education.
The Department of Physics, Computer Science & Engineering at Christopher Newport University employs 34 full-time faculty and staff who collaborate closely across the disciplines. Together we offer six undergraduate majors and a Master’s program with a total of about 520 students. The Department has a variety of laboratories in support of both teaching and research in cybersecurity, high-speed data acquisition, complex data analysis and simulation, communications, networking, robotics, and software engineering. Our faculty have close relationships with technology companies and nearby federal labs such as the Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (JLab) and NASA Langley Research Center. CNU is also a member institution of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration. Candidates wishing to know more about the department and its programs are invited to visit http://cnu.edu/academics/departments/pcse/.
Selected by The Princeton Review to be included in The 387 Best Colleges: 2022 Edition, Christopher Newport University is a public school offering a private school experience – great teaching, small classes, and a safe, vibrant campus. The University is located in Newport News, Virginia, enrolls approximately 5,000 students, and is dedicated to the ideals of scholarship, leadership, and service. Our Fall 2021 incoming class presented average high school GPA and SAT scores of 3.8 and 1213, respectively. Academic programs at Christopher Newport University encompass more than 90 areas of study, from biology to business administration and political science to the performing arts. The University is ranked by U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges guide as 3rd among public regional universities in the South and 6th overall, and has recently completed more than $1 billion in capital construction on its 260-acre campus.
Christopher Newport is committed to ensuring that all people are welcomed, honored and fully engaged in the life of our academic community. We recruit exceptional and diverse faculty and encourage applications from individuals who are underrepresented in their profession. Our faculty enjoy an atmosphere of collegiality and mutual respect that rewards outstanding teaching and fosters active intellectual and creative engagement. Faculty are productive scholars and researchers, supported by professional development funds. Faculty and administrators regularly consult and collaborate as the University works to sustain a culture of scholarly inquiry, informed debate, and civic action that enriches students, faculty, and the surrounding community. The result is a supportive and cohesive academic setting in which the University cultivates and carries forward its mission. The University is among the highest ranked in the nation for its quality of life and innovative spirit. Competitive salary with excellent health and retirement benefits and a well-designed family leave policy further enhance the workplace. For further information, please visit our website at http://www.cnu.edu.