Job Posting

Lead Faculty, Computer Science

Position Type:

  • Full Time
  • Faculty


  • OH-Columbus

The Department of Computing Sciences and Mathematics at Franklin University invites applications for an on-site, full-time lead faculty position in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Technology, beginning Summer or Fall term 2023.  Franklin University is a private, independent, regionally accredited, not-for-profit university located in Columbus, Ohio.

Position Summary
The primary responsibility of this Lead Faculty position is to teach and manage face-to-face graduate-level computer science and business analytics courses offered through the Department of Computing Sciences and Mathematics at Franklin University. Franklin University is a private, independent, regionally accredited, not-for-profit university located in Columbus, Ohio.  This position would be an on-site teaching role at the master’s level. Additional responsibilities may also include course development, networking/participation in the professional community, and promoting teaching effectiveness, as well as other associated programs, divisions, and university requirements as needed.

Major Duties and Responsibilities
•    Teach three face-to-face pre-developed courses in each Fall and Spring semester and one course in the summer semester. 
•    Train, oversee, and evaluate graders and mentors for those courses.
•    Provide feedback to the Program Chair on course quality.
•    Assess student learning.
•    Update and maintain course content, resources, activities, and assignments.
•    Maintain currency within the field.

Other Duties and Responsibilities
•    Hold regular office hours to help students
•    Participate in personal professional development.
•    Participate in the regularly scheduled Division, College, and University meetings.
•    Serve on Faculty Senate and other University committees
•    Perform other duties as assigned by the Division Chair.
•    Provide current information on the curriculum to the University and to members of the adjunct faculty.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications
•    Must possess a doctoral degree in cybersecurity, information systems, computer science, data analytics, or a closely related discipline from an institutional (formerly regional) accredited institution.
•    Must possess effective communication skills.
•    Must work effectively with students, staff, and other faculty, both adjunct and full-time.
•    Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Preferred Skills and Characteristics
•    Three years of college teaching experience. 
•    Industry experience with a broad range of knowledge in computing sciences.
•    Demonstrated scholarship.
•    Leadership experience in the professional community.

Additional Notes
•    Faculty members are required to be available for office appointments, onsite or online meetings, and other university activities.
•    Travel requirements are minimal.

About Franklin University

Founded in 1902, Franklin University has built its reputation on removing barriers to higher education for ambitious adults who must balance their educational goals with other commitments. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin has earned its long-standing reputation as an innovator in online education. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 50,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work.

Franklin offers a competitive benefits package, incentive program and free parking. In addition, Franklin provides free undergraduate tuition for employees and immediate family members, graduate tuition assistance for full-time employees and immediate family members, and a discount on doctoral tuition for employees.

Franklin University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Franklin does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.