<< Back to Search

Instructor of Computer Science

Job description

The College of Business Administration at Winthrop University is seeking a full-time non-tenure-track Instructor of Computer Science to teach undergraduate courses for majors and non-majors.  The BS in Computer Science degree is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.  The BS in Business Administration, including the Computer Information Systems concentration, is accredited by AACSB International.  The department also offers core courses for the BS in Digital Information Design degree.  The department’s general education technology course, CSCI 101, is one of the most popular courses on our campus.  This faculty position will primarily support entry-level courses in those degree programs, and some advanced courses based on the faculty member’s expertise.  For more information about the college, please see http://www.winthrop.edu/cba.

Winthrop University prides itself on being an institution of choice for groups traditionally underrepresented on many college campuses. The College of Business Administration welcomes applications from faculty who will bring diverse perspectives and backgrounds to advance its goals of celebrating diversity and fostering inclusion. 


Major Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and teach undergraduate courses for computing majors and non-majors using face-to-face, hybrid, and online modalities
  • Administer aspects of the CSCI 101 lab courses, such as course content design and supervision of student tutors
  • Assist with curriculum development, accreditation, program planning, student recruitment and academic advising
  • Support institutional mission by participating in various service activities for the program, department, college, and university



Required Qualifications:

  • M.S. in Computer Science or closely related field
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching a diverse student population and to working effectively with faculty, staff and students across a wide range of disciplines
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of best practices in online teaching and learning for undergraduates
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues at the department, college, and university levels

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years teaching undergraduate computer science courses preferred; candidates who have taught CSCI101 lab courses will receive priority consideration
  • At least three years' experience developing IT or software within the academic or private sector; preference will be given to candidates with a working knowledge of data science and data security
  • Experience with curriculum development, course design, and assessment of student learning outcomes
  • Demonstrated understanding of effective online instructional practices, particularly using blackboard course management systems
  • In-depth understanding of student advising,
  • Evidence of significant engagement in professional service
  • Experience with Microsoft Certificate Programs

Application Instructions

Employment Conditions:  A nine-month, full-time, non-tenure track appointment with faculty rank. Teaching load is 12-credits in both Fall and Spring.  Salary is competitive and dependent on academic qualifications and work experience.

Work Environment: This position requires daily contact with students, faculty, and staff on campus.

Background Check Statement:  Winthrop University is committed to providing a safe campus community. Winthrop conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a student loan default check, a criminal history record check, and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Position Availability: August 16, 2021

Application Timeline and Procedures:

  • Review of applicants will begin on March 15, and continue until the position is filled.  For more information, please see http://www.winthrop.edu/hr/
  • Required materials:
    1. Cover letter
    2. Curriculum vitae
    3. Names, titles, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses, if available, of at least three persons who know the candidate professionally
    4. Transcript and evidence of highest degree achieved
  • All materials should be submitted electronically to:  http://apply.interfolio.com/83609

For question, contact Dr. Marguerite Doman, committee chair

College of Business Administration

Winthrop University

Rock Hill, SC 29733

Email: [email protected]


About Winthrop University

Founded in 1886 and located in Rock Hill, South Carolina, Winthrop University offers its 6,000-plus undergraduate and graduate students an educational experience that blends liberal arts, professional programs, global awareness, and civic engagement. In its degree-granting Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, and Visual and Performing Arts, Winthrop embraces only those programs and activities that can be delivered at an exemplary level. Winthrop is well known for its inclusive and supportive campus environment, with University College supporting programs in both academic and student affairs. Winthrop University is achieving national stature as a competitive and distinctive co-educational, public, residential, comprehensive, values-oriented institution. The values of service, excellence, diversity, community, and leadership provide the foundation for the University’s continuing development and shape Winthrop’s continuing success. Numerous national accolades reflect the sustained high quality and value of the Winthrop Experience, including the most recent U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of Winthrop as one of the top-10 public comprehensive universities in the South. Winthrop is an active member of the Rock Hill community and is recognized as a key component of the region’s economic resurgence. Approximately 20 minutes from Charlotte, North Carolina, Winthrop has direct access to and is engaged in a broad and expansive regional arts and business community. Winthrop’s beautiful campus encompasses a rich architectural blend of neo-Georgian buildings and is included in the National Register of Historic Places. The attractive recreational and research complex area that surrounds Winthrop Lake is home to Winthrop’s 18 Division I men’s and women’s sports.

Winthrop University is committed to providing a safe campus community. Winthrop conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

institution logo

Application Process

This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Apply Now

Powered by


 Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Winthrop University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.




Diversity Profile: University


Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

Arrow pointing right
Job No:
Posted: 2/23/2021
Application Due: 4/24/2021
Work Type: Full Time