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Adjunct Faculty at the School of Computer and Information Sciences, University of the Cumberlands

University of the Cumberlands actively seeks adjunct faculty members in the School of CIS who can provide practical instruction in an engaging learning environment and enhance the learning experience of our students. The Adjunct Faculty is responsible for teaching courses of the highest quality through University of the Cumberlands Blackboard environment.

We are also seeking experienced scholars with an emphasis on doctoral candidates’ dissertation development within the School of CIS, and with the support of the Graduate School.

The University of the Cumberlands is a faith-based institution that welcomes students from all backgrounds. Its Mission is to offer high-quality academic programs that empower its graduates to ‘seek a life-more-abundant.’ Located in Williamsburg, Kentucky, University of the Cumberlands is an institute of regional distinction that currently offers associates, bachelors, masters, and doctorate degrees in over 50 areas of study.

The School of CIS strives for excellence in creating, applying, and imparting knowledge in information technology through comprehensive educational programs, research in collaboration with industry and government, dissemination through scholarly publications, and service to professional societies, the community, the state, nation, and beyond. Faculty in the School’s programs are committed to providing degree candidates the opportunity to deepen their professional knowledge and understanding of technology theories, to extend their mastery of research and its application to strategic problem-solving, and to strengthen their commitment to professional service and ethical decision-making.

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Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching in both the Executive (hybrid delivery with one weekend “residency” component), and Online formats
  • Directing quantitative, qualitative, and applied science dissertations
  • Dissertation committee service as chair, “reader,” and mentor
  • Adherence to University and School of CIS policies and procedures
  • Work collaboratively and successfully with colleagues and other university faculty members
  • Other duties as may be assigned

Job Qualifications:

  • Minimum qualifications include Ph.D. or similar terminal degree (e.g., D.Sc.) in information technologies
  • Quantitative and Qualitative publication experience
  • Values consistent with the Mission of the School and University
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Compassion and empathy
  • Ability to provide and accept constructive feedback in a professional manner
  • Proof of ability to work in the U.S.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Successful teaching experience at the graduate level
  • Experience in teaching in an online environment
  • Record of professional and scholarly productivity
  • Experience serving on dissertation committees surrounding quantitative, qualitative, and applied science projects
  • Experience teaching research methods and/or statistics

Please Contact:

Dr. Steven Brown
Director, PhD IT program
School of Computer and Information Sciences
University of the Cumberlands
6355 College Station Drive, Williamsburg, KY, 40769

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