Instructor of Computer Science
Henderson, TN
Job Description

As assistant professor of computer science, this position is responsible for teaching major and courses within the computer science program, advising, initiating new programs and conducting committee work as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teaches 27 hours, as assigned, annually within the Department of Mathematics and Computer Sciences.
  • Serves as the academic advisor for departmental majors.
  • Initiate and develop new programs within the Department of Mathematics and Computer Sciences.
  • Serves on university committees as assigned.
  • Attends daily Chapel.
  • Participates in university recruitment activities.
  • This job description shall include, but is not necessarily limited to, the above duties. This position may temporarily perform other duties assigned to maintain operations and services.


The ideal candidate will hold a Masters degree in Computer Science or related field. Expertise in 3 or more of the following fields is strongly preferred:

  • Programming Proficiency
    • C/C++, C#, Java, JavaScript
    • Introductory Programming
  • Data Structures & Algorithms
  • System Administration
  • Software Engineering
  • Parallel Computing
  • Computer Architecture
  • Computational Theory
  • Database
  • Gaming
  • Big Data
  • Cybersecurity

The candidate will create and maintain learning environments conducive to active and engaged learning.


Commensurate with background and experience.


As described on the human resources website.

Freed-Hardeman University is an academic community, associated with churches of Christ, which is dedicated to providing excellent undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs.The mission of Freed-Hardeman University is to help students develop their God-given talents for His glory by empowering them with an education that integrates Christian faith, scholarship, and service.

Pursuant to this mission and Section 703(e)(2) of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Freed-Hardeman University exercises a preference for applicants active within the churches of Christ. Freed-Hardeman University complies with all applicable federal and state non-discrimination laws and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or prior military service in the administration of its employment practices.

Job Type Full-time