Faculty Positions
2017-18


POSITION: Instructor/Assistant Professor - Computer Science

SCHOOL: School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (School of STEM)
DEPARTMENT: Mathematics and Computer Science
SALARY: Commensurate with Credentials and Experience
RANK: Instructor/Assistant Professor

The Mathematics and Computer Science Department at Benedict College is seeking applicants for a full-time faculty position at the instructor or assistant professor level beginning August 2017. Applicants must demonstrate teaching and scholarly excellence in their specialties and an interest in curriculum innovation. Expertise in instructional technology is desirable for all faculty positions. Faculty responsibilities include teaching, advising students, service to the department and college, assisting with student recruitment and retention, and active engagement in scholarship and professional development. 

The successful applicant's teaching responsibilities will include introductory and upper level courses in computer science. These courses may include, but are not limited to, computer literacy, application software, webpage development, and computer programming and theory. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Master's degree in Computer Science, with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in Computer Science from a regionally accredited institution. College level teaching experience is preferred. Strong commitment to quality teaching, student success, and academic excellence is required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

A doctorate in Computer Science is preferred.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Applicants should submit the following: (1) Cover Letter, (2) completed Benedict College faculty application which can be downloaded from the Benedict College website (3) current curriculum vitae, (4) Three letters of recommendation, and (5) Official transcripts of earned degrees.  The candidate must be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.  Application packets should be sent to:

Office of Human Resources
ATTENTION: Academic Affairs
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

A criminal background check will be required on the final candidate.

Official transcripts are required prior to interview.


POSITION: Assistant/Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering

SCHOOL: School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (School of STEM)
DEPARTMENT: Physics and Engineering
SALARY: Commensurate with Credentials and Experience
RANK: Assistant/Associate Professor
TENURE STATUS: Tenure Track

DESCRIPTION: We invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor Position in the area of Electrical Engineering in the Department of Physics and Engineering at Benedict College. Candidates must be able to teach, conduct research involving undergraduates and provide service to the College and the community. Candidates are expected to teach a wide range of introductory to upper level courses such as control systems, systems and signals, digital signal processing, digital logic, embedded systems, computer architecture, power systems, and be able to attract external funding. The successful candidate will be expected to join the faculty with a commitment to advising, active learning and in the assessment of student learning outcomes.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

A complete application packet will include the following: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, three (3) Letters of Reference, official transcripts of earned degrees, and a completed Benedict College Application which can be downloaded from the Benedict College website.

Office of Human Resources
ATTENTION: Academic Affairs
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204
academic.affairs@benedict.edu

Review of applications will be given in March and will continue until the position is filled.


POSITION: Assistant/Associate Professor of Computer Engineering

SCHOOL: School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (School of STEM)
DEPARTMENT: Physics and Engineering
SALARY: Commensurate with Credentials and Experience
RANK: Assistant/Associate Professor
TENURE STATUS: Tenure Track

DESCRIPTION: We invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor Position in the area of Computer Engineering in the Department of Physics and Engineering at Benedict College. We are seeking individuals with demonstrated research experience and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching undergraduates. Candidates are expected to teach a wide range of introductory to upper level courses including digital logic, computer organization and architecture, embedded systems, software engineering, operating systems, VLSI, and supervise student design projects. The successful candidate will be expected to join the faculty with a commitment to advising, active learning and in the assessment of student learning outcomes.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

A complete application packet will include the following: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, three (3) Letters of Reference, official transcripts of earned degrees, and a completed Benedict College Application which can be downloaded from the Benedict College website.

Office of Human Resources
ATTENTION: Academic Affairs
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204
academic.affairs@benedict.edu

Review of applications will be given in March and will continue until the position is filled.


POSITION: Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Science

SCHOOL: School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (School of STEM)
DEPARTMENT: Biology, Chemistry, and Environmental Health Science
SALARY: Commensurate with Credentials and Experience
RANK: Instructor/Assistant Professor
TENURE STATUS: Non-Tenure/Tenure Track

DESCRIPTION: We invite applications for a faculty position in Environmental Health Science in the Department of Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Health Science. A graduate degree (M.S.) or an earned doctorate in the field is required. We are seeking an individual with a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and demonstrated research experience in any areas of environmental sciences including health physics. Instruction may include but is not limited to the following areas: Toxicology, Epidemiology, General Environmental Science, and Food and Milk Product Sanitation. The successful candidate will be expected to join the faculty with a commitment to advising, active learning and in the assessment of student learning outcomes.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

A complete application packet will include the following: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, three (3) Letters of Reference, official transcripts of earned degrees, and a completed Benedict College Application which can be downloaded from the Benedict College website.

Office of Human Resources
ATTENTION: Academic Affairs
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204
academic.affairs@benedict.edu

Review of applications will be given in March and will continue until the position is filled.


POSITION: Assistant/Associate Professor/Full Professor - Recreation and Leisure Services

SCHOOL/DEPARTMENT: School of Health and Human Services/Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30am - 5:00pm Overtime is required as needed and may include weekends and holidays
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and credentials
TYPE: Full-time Tenure Track

The School of Health and Human Services, Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation at Benedict College seeks faculty in Recreation and Leisure Services. The Department is interested in candidates who can contribute to the excellence of our academic program through their teaching, research, and service. Benefits include college retirement, medical and life insurance plans.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Full-time tenure track position to teach core courses in the area of Recreation and Leisure Services;
  • Provide academic advising to undergraduate students in Recreation and Leisure Services;
  • Maintain a program of research and scholarship; and
  • Engage in service activities.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree (ABD & Masters considered) with at least one graduate degree in Recreation, Parks and Leisure Services;
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching;
  • Evidence of ability to develop an active research program, which may include a record of publications, professional presentations and grant writing;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with students, recreation managers, and the general public;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of NRPA accreditation requirements; and
  • Active participation in professional organizations.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

A complete application packet will include the following: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, three (3) Letters of Reference, official transcripts of earned degrees, and a completed Benedict College Application which can be downloaded from the Benedict College website.

For further information, contact:

Dr. Tanya Smith Brice, Dean
204 Bacoats Hall
School of Education, Health and Human Services
(803) 705-4945/4679
tanya.brice@benedict.edu

Send application packet to:

Office of Human Resources
ATTENTION: Academic Affairs
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204
academic.affairs@benedict.edu

Open Until Filled.


POSITION: Assistant/Associate Professor/Full Professor - Sport Management

SCHOOL/DEPARTMENT: School of Health and Human Services/Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
WORK SCHEDULE: 8:30am - 5:00pm Overtime is required as needed and may include weekends and holidays
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and credentials
TYPE: Full-time Tenure Track

The School of Education, Health and Human Services, Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) at Benedict College seeks faculty in Sport Management. The Department is interested in candidates who can contribute to the excellence of our academic program through their teaching, research, and service. Benefits include college retirement, medical and life insurance plans. Applicants must be available to begin fall semester, August 1, 2017.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Full time tenure track position to teach core courses in the area of Sport Management;
  • Coordinate and build the internship program;
  • Provide academic advising to undergraduate students in Sport Management;
  • Maintain a program of research and scholarship; and
  • Engage in service activities.

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree (ABD & Master’s Degree considered) with at least one graduate degree in Sport Management;
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching;
  • Evidence of ability to develop an active research program, which may include a record of publications, professional presentations and grant writing;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with students, sports management professionals, and the general public;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of COSMA accreditation requirements; and
  • Active participation in professional organizations.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

A complete application will include the following: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, three (3) Letters of Reference, official transcripts of earned degrees, and a completed Benedict College Application which can be downloaded from Benedict College website.

For further information, contact:

Dr. Tanya Smith Brice, Dean
204 Bacoats Hall
School of Education, Health and Human Services
(803) 705-4945/4679
tanya.brice@benedict.edu

Send application packet to:

Office of Human Resources
ATTENTION: Academic Affairs
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204
academic.affairs@benedict.edu

Open Until Filled.

The Division of Academic Affairs is currently accepting applications for full- and part-time faculty in all academic departments and majors and will make selected hires based on enrollment and final budget approval:

School of Business and Economics

Department of Business Administration, Management and Marketing
Business Administration (including management and marketing concentrations)
General Business

Department of Economics, Finance & Accounting
Economics (including finance concentration)
Accounting

School of Education

Department of Education, Child & Family Studies
Child and Family Development
Early Childhood Education
Elementary Education

School of Health and Human Services

Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation
Public Health
Sport Management
Recreation and Leisure Services

Department of Social Work
Social Work

School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

Department of English, Foreign Languages, and Mass Communication
English
Mass Communication
Spanish
French

Department of Fine Arts
Studio Art
Music (including vocal, instrumental, and music industry concentrations)
Assistant Director of Bands

Department of Social Sciences and Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice (including corrections & law enforcement concentrations)
History
Political Science (including American government & international relations concentration)
Psychology
Religion and Philosophy
Sociology

School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Department of Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Health Science
Biology
Chemistry
Environmental Health Science

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Computer Science
Mathematics

Department of Physics and Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Physics
Transportation and Logistics Engineering

School of Continuing Education

Interdisciplinary Studies (including public safety administration and management concentration)


All applications should be submitted to:
Academic Affairs Faculty Search Committee
Office of Academic Affairs
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204
academic.affairs@benedict.edu

Employment Applications (Faculty & Staff).

Benedict College is an independent, four-year, co-educational, liberal arts Historically Black College located in Columbia, South Carolina.


Benedict College is committed to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, nation origin, religion, or disability in educational programs, activities, and employment.

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