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Lecturer of Computer Science

Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, GA
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Lecturer of Computer Science

Job ID: 270366
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associates, bachelors, masters and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.

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Statesboro Campus ' Statesboro, GA

Department Information

Department of Computer Science

Dr. Hong Zhang, Search Chair


Phone: 912-344-3151

Job Summary

Georgia Southern University's Department of Computer Science offers a CAC of ABET-accredited Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Computer Science, a new Bachelor of Science degree in Software Engineering, and a hybrid-format Master of Science degree with a major in Computer Science. The B.S. programs include specializations leading to certifications in multiple domains, including Big Data and Analytics, Cyber & Software Security, Game Programming, and Mobile Systems. In addition, the College of Engineering and Computing will begin offering a Ph.D. in Applied Computing in fall 2024. The region is experiencing massive investments and a surge in technology companies in recent years including the $5B investment by Hyundai Motor Group Meta Plant, and the department has strong relationships with many local companies. A senior capstone project program sponsored by these companies enhances our students' educational experiences and provides faculty with ongoing opportunities for interaction with industry.

Due to our successful educational programs and our ambitions in research, the Department of Computer Science is expanding and actively searching for motivated and committed non-tenure-track Lecturers to support our teaching mission. The department is seeking dynamic candidates who will be able to contribute substantially to the teaching efforts of the department. Outstanding candidates in all related areas of computer science and software engineering are strongly encouraged to apply.


Reporting to the department chair of Computer Science, the 10-month non-tenure-track Lecturer position is required to:

1) teach undergraduate courses in computer science and information technology; and

2) provide service to the department, college, university, and community.

Required Qualifications

Earned MS degree or above in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or closely related field from an accredited institution by August 1, 2024, with a minimum of 18 graduate credit semester hours in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or closely related field

Evidence of quality teaching in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or closely related field

Evidence of effective communication and writing skills

Willingness to engage with institutional student success initiatives

Commitment to engaging with best practice initiatives in instruction and pedagogy, mentoring, and curriculum design and development

Proposed Salary

Commensurate with experience.

This is an exempt position paid on a monthly basis.

Required Documents to Attach

A complete application is a single PDF file consists of 1) a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; 2) a curriculum vitae ; 3) the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three (3) professional references; and 4) a statement of teaching philosophy.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
Ability to support various constituencies served by the University
Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position

Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success

Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and human relations skills

Apply Before Date

Open Until Filled

Screening of applications begins April 17, 2024 and continues until the position is filled. Preferred start date is August 1, 2024.

Conditions of Employment

All work (with limited exceptions such as research and study abroad outside activities such as grading and email correspondence) for Georgia Southern University must be completed while the employee is physically present in the state of Georgia, unless specifically authorized by the university for a specific purpose and limited period of time within current policy.

Faculty are expected to contribute to the vibrant university community by engaging students, participating in events, and performing other responsibilities on-campus.

Faculty may be required to teach, conduct research, or perform service duties on any of the three campuses. Georgia Southern provides accessible transportation options between campuses.

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University 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.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Legally authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the University.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.

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