Technology Faculty, School of Business
Functional Title: Faculty, Full-time, Tenure-Track, Onsite
Department: School of Business
Reports To: Dean, School of Business
Primary Function: Faculty
Position: Assistant or Associate Professor of Integrated Business Technology (IBT), tenure-track, nine-month appointment (with potential summer employment)
School of Business:
The LCU School of Business offers bachelor’s degrees in Accounting, Agribusiness, Economics, Finance, Marketing, and General Business. The Integrated Business Technologies programs offer bachelor’s degrees in Information Systems and Technology, Management of Information Systems, Web Design and Digital Media Applications. The School of Business is the largest academic area at LCU with 260+ students and is accredited by ACBSP.
Applicants must be committed to undergraduate education and show promise of becoming an exceptional teacher who values mentoring and advising students. A normal teaching load is twelve-hours per semester. Scholarly activity, service, and other responsibilities as assigned are also expected of the successful applicant.
In addition, successful applicants will be expected to:
An earned doctorate is required in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or a related field. Persons without a doctorate but with relevant experience and willing to pursue a doctorate may be considered. A successful candidate will have prior teaching experience at an undergraduate level and be able to provide evidence of extensive experience in one or more of the following areas: information technology, computer science, networking, cybersecurity, database management, or game design. Additionally, proficiency in and professional experience working with at least one computer programming language is necessary.
Demonstrated competency with and experience working in Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, web design, web programming (including back-end development) and game design is preferred. Professional certifications in these areas and related fields are considered a plus.
Interested applicants must complete an online application. Submit a letter of interest, a current curriculum vita, official transcripts of all university work, and four unique documents detailing the applicant’s: 1) philosophy of the integration of faith and learning, 2) philosophy of teaching, 3) philosophy of scholarly activity, and 4) philosophy of service as email attachments to C. Tracy Mack, Dean, School of Business at Mack.Tracy@LCU.edu. Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to Dean Mack. The search begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled or closed.
Salary and Benefits:
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits available include medical, dental, and vision insurance, 403-B retirement plan with a matching option, and tuition benefits for employees and dependents.
Lubbock Christian University is a private, masters-level university as classified by the Carnegie Foundation. Founded in 1957 and located in Lubbock, Texas, LCU is affiliated with the Churches of Christ. LCU is accredited by the Southern Association of Schools and Colleges Commission on Colleges and is a member of the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities. Currently, 86 full-time faculty members serve approximately 1560 undergraduate and graduate students on the LCU campus located in west Lubbock. Lubbock is a vibrant city with a population of about 250,000. Lubbock is the educational, medical, retail and entertainment center of the southern high plains of Texas.
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; an employee will also perform other related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor and/or other management as required. LCU reserves the right to revise or change job duties, required skills or qualifications as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.