Job Posting

Lead Faculty, Information Technology

Position Type:

  • Full Time
  • Faculty


  • OH-Columbus

The Department of Computing Sciences and Mathematics at Franklin University invites applications for a full-time, year-round, Information Technology Lead Faculty in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Technology, beginning immediately. Franklin University is a private, independent, regionally accredited, not-for-profit university located in Columbus, Ohio.

Franklin offers a Bachelor of Science with majors in several computing areas including Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Information Systems, and Web Development. Master’s degrees in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Information Technology, and Data Analytics are also offered. Faculty members at Franklin work in a highly collaborative environment; teaching, developing and supporting courses for delivery by full-time and adjunct faculty. As an Information Technology Lead Faculty member, the successful candidate will:

  • Develop and maintain courses within a standardized curriculum model in collaboration with subject matter experts and instructional designers
  • Schedule and manage face-to-face, online, and hybrid classes
  • Recruit, schedule, supervise, observe, and mentor adjunct faculty
  • Teach face-to-face, online, and hybrid undergraduate and graduate courses
  • Assess student learning
  • Work with adjuncts to resolve student issues
  • Establish connections with community college faculty towards better articulation and transfer
  • Collaborate with program chairs and other members of the department
  • Serve in faculty governance
  • Maintain currency within the field

Applicants for this fulltime faculty position must possess a doctoral degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Information Systems, or a closely related discipline from a regionally accredited institution. At least 18 graduate credits in Information Technology or other closely related discipline and three years of college teaching experience are required. ABD candidates with substantial evidence of progress toward completion will be considered. Industry experience with networks, Windows, Linux, systems operations, virtualization, and cloud computing is highly desired. A broad range of knowledge in computing sciences, strong communication skills, a research track record, and experience in online education are preferred. Faculty must work effectively with students, staff, and other faculty, both adjunct and fulltime.

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 45,000 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.