The role of Professor includes teaching courses within a programmatic core discipline as assigned, acting as a Dissertation Chair and/or acting as a Dissertation Committee Member. This position will also provide operational activities associated with the MS and PhD Computer Science.
Specific performance standards for program lead include, but are not limited to:
Reviewing faculty interaction with students in courses.
Representing the School of Technology in course development with the Computer Science programs.
Surveying the Computer Science industry and related fields for new areas of instruction and the revision of existing areas.
Assisting the Dean in determining areas for curricular alignment and partnerships with certification and professional organizations in Computer Science.
Specific performance standards for teaching include, but are not limited to:
Demonstrates a commitment to Northcentral’s vision, mission, and goals and those of the School of Technology.
Promotes a graduate culture of scholarship, teaching, service, and practice.
Demonstrates commitment to and capacity for Teaching through Engagement and using the NCU One-to-One, apprenticeship style teaching model.
Teaches masters and/or doctoral courses in the Computer Science Programs.
Participates in initial and ongoing training.
Contributes to developing training materials and provides input on improving training, courses, and processes.
Participates in trial use of new technologies and integrates new technologies into their teaching.
Participates in faculty and staff meetings.
Maintains contact with students via phone, video conferencing, and email through their courses.
Works collaboratively with Academic Advisors to ensure student engagement and success.
Exercises academic freedom in teaching course content and achieving learning outcomes in accordance with University policy, procedures, and curricula.
Participates in program and student assessment procedures, program review, and accreditation efforts.
Performs all educational services in accordance with NCU policies and procedures, the Family Education Rights to Privacy Act, Northcentral University’s Code of Conduct and all other state and federal laws.
Complete all required professional development activities as defined in the Faculty Handbook.
Tasks and projects as assigned by the Dean, or NCU administrators.
Reasonable and consistent attendance to fulfill requirements of the position.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Skill in verbal and written communication.
Skill in operating equipment, such as personal computer, fax, copier, phone systems.
Ability to handle a diversity of details in order to make informed and responsive decisions on matters that impact the adjunct faculty, and students.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governing body regulations.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
Excellent organizational and communication skills, with a proven ability to provide timely, accurate information on a variety of academically oriented subjects to both internal and external constituents.
Proficient with Microsoft Word and other application in the Microsoft Office suite.
Education an Experience
Doctorate degree in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or a related field from a regionally accredited institution, PhD preferred.
3-5 years experience in software engineering/development or a related field highly desireable.
Cybersecurity technology certification(s) including CISSP preferred.
Online teaching experience preferred
Curriculum development experience preferred.
Academic program administration preferred
Experience with the online delivery of education and the systems that support it.
Proficiency in the use of technology in the delivery of education.
Experience in Higher Education preferred.
Experience working in a technology-driven enterprise preferred.
All skills, abilities and education will be considered for minimum qualifications.
About Northcentral University
Northcentral University was founded in 1996 to provide working professionals around the world with unprecedented access to richly engaging, professionally-relevant, and academically-rigorous education from a U.S. university. As a regionally accredited, private, online and graduate-focused university, NCU offers doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degrees in many disciplines NCU utilizes a one-to-one learning model—one student is paired with a professor in each course- creating an individual experience.