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Remote Adjunct Faculty in Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Computer Science, and Info Systems

Liberty University
Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Remote Adjunct Faculty opportunities in 

Cybersecurity, Information Technology, 

Computer Science, and Information Systems

for Liberty University Online School of Business

Liberty University, one of the largest private, non-profit universities in the United States, seeks multiple, qualified faculty candidates as adjuncts for remote, non-core positions in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, and Cybersecurity. The start date for these positions is the 2021-2022 academic year. 

 See complete details in the Search Profile at https://myersmcrae.com/skins/userfiles/files/Liberty-CS.pdf.

Founded in 1971, Liberty University is an accredited evangelical liberal arts institution. It has 17 colleges and schools, more than 100,000 students, and over 600 programs of study from the certificate to the doctoral level. Over 400 of these programs are available online to students around the globe, including those serving in the U.S. military. 

     Liberty faculty members are mentors as well as distinguished educators. They have real-world experience, advanced degrees from some of the world’s most respected schools, and a strong commitment to the Christian faith. 

     The University has been paving the way in distance education since the mid-1980s. Today, students benefit from decades of learning, growing, adapting, and innovating academic programs for the distance learner—and more than a decade of researching the needs of online students.

     Liberty is ranked in the top 1% of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility by BestColleges.com—and ranked as the #2 online school in America by Niche.com. 

     Liberty’s faculty and students are comprised of persons that represent various national, ethnic, spiritual, and denominational backgrounds. Learning to be respectful and to appreciate other cultures adds to each student’s experience. For that reason, the University is committed to nurturing and training a diverse student body in an atmosphere of mutual respect and appreciation of differences.

     Liberty University has been designated a National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security Center of Academic Excellence for Cyber Defense Education (NSA/DHS CAE-CDE) for the B.S. in Information Technology—Data Networking and Security.

     Liberty University offers a wide range of degree programs in the areas of computer sciences and information technologies that are taught by qualified faculty who are committed to each student’s academic success.

The Opportunity

Liberty University seeks adjunct faculty to teach and facilitate classes for its online IT, Computer Science, and Cybersecurity programs. Faculty will facilitate learning through online course instruction to students enrolled in the following programs.

     The undergraduate online programs include B.S. in Computer Science Cybersecurity, B.S. in Information Systems (with cognates in Accounting Information Systems, Data Networking, Database, and Information Assurance), B.S. in Information Technology (with cognates in Application and Database Development, Data Networking and Security, Gaming Design, and Web and Mobile Programming), and B.S. in Healthcare Informatics.

     The graduate online programs include M.S. in Cybersecurity, M.S. in Information Systems, M.S. in Information Technology, and M.S. in Healthcare Informatics.

     Faculty members will teach courses within Liberty University’s Online School of Business each semester as assigned and based on the needs of the program.

     Adjunct faculty are required to meet basic standards of instruction, support the mission of the University and the Department, and communicate with administration, as needed.

     Teaching responsibilities will include: preparing and disseminating weekly announcements, communicating with students via e-mails, preparing course videos, moderating discussion board forums, and grading weekly. Faculty members are expected to respond to e-mails within 36 hours and to grade student’s assignments, giving substantive feedback, within 6 days of the assignment submission.

     Adjunct faculty are expected to carry out administrative responsibilities as directed by their Instructional Mentor, Faculty Support Coordinator, Online Chair, or Associate Dean. These administrative tasks include roster verification, reporting items, and timely submission of final grades, etc.

See the Search Profile for complete information on responsibilities and qualifications. 

APPLICATION & NOMINATION PROCESS

Applications

  1. Candidates must be committed to the evangelical standards and mission of Liberty University. Finalists will complete Liberty’s online application that requires agreement with a faith statement and a letter of recommendation from their pastor. Liberty’s faculty application form is available for review at liberty.edu/media/1312/applications/FacultyApp-08042009_Final.pdf
  2. Application packet must include: a) A letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and qualifications of the position, b) Current curriculum vitae, and c) At least five references with full contact information including e-mails (References will not be contacted without consent from applicant.)
  3. Submit application packet (preferably as PDFs) to: Liberty-CS@myersmcrae.com 

Additional information will be requested upon receipt of application.

Review of applications begins immediately. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

Nominations

Submit nominations to: Liberty-CS-nominate@myersmcrae.com with complete contact and e-mail information for the individual being nominated.

Emily Parker Myers, CEO, and Jennifer Barfield, Senior Vice President, of Myers McRae Executive Search and Consulting are assisting Liberty University with this search. 

Liberty University does not engage in unlawful discrimination or harassment because of race, color, ancestry, religion, age, sex, national origin, pregnancy or childbirth, disability, or military veteran status in its educational programs and activities. Liberty University maintains its Christian mission and reserves its right to discriminate on the basis of religion to the extent that applicable law respects its right to act in furtherance of its religious objectives. The following persons have been designated to coordinate Liberty University’s compliance with certain anti-discrimination laws: Coordinator of LU Online Disability Accommodation Support at (434) 592-5417 or luoodas@liberty.edu; Director of Disability Accommodation Support (Residential) at (434) 582-2159 or odas@liberty.edu; Executive Director of Title IX at (434) 592-4999 or TitleIX@liberty.edu.

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Posted: 2021-06-04 Expires: 2021-08-03

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Remote Adjunct Faculty in Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Computer Science, and Info Systems

Liberty University
Lynchburg, Virginia

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