Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering

JOB TITLE: Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering                  

DIVISION: Academic Affairs

SUPERVISOR’S TITLE: Department Chair

DEPARTMENT: Engineering and Computer Science


The Computer Science, Physics and Engineering Department at Benedict College invites applications for full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Computer Engineering beginning Fall 2023. We are seeking individuals with strong commitment to excellence in teaching, research and service to the community and the college. Candidates are expected to teach a wide range of introductory and upper-level courses such as digital circuits, Computer organization and architecture, embedded systems, software engineering, data communications and networking, operating systems, and be able to supervise students’ senior design projects. We are looking for individuals with significant design experience. Familiarity with ABET Requirements for accreditation and Canvas, our Learning Management System, are desirable. Faculty members are also expected to participate in community service activities. In all matters, faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of professional ethics consistent with the Benedict College Mission.



  • Teach lower and upper-level computer engineering courses that align with professional expertise and the needs of the department;
  • Participate in curriculum development and contribute to the department’s planning and growth;
  • Advise students and providing individual help to students during weekly office hours;
  • Provide academic and career advising to students in the major;
  • Establish an active undergraduate research program;
  • Perform regular scholarly research and publication;
  • Assist with students recruitment and retention;
  • Provide service to the department, school, college, community, and profession;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Ability to teach lower and upper-level undergraduate computer engineering courses
  • Knowledge in pedagogy and teaching techniques for first-time college students and students from underserved populations;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Effective instructional delivery;
  • Proficient in the use of instructional technology;
  • Ability to actively engage students in the learning process;
  • Ability to conduct respectful relationships with students both in and outside the classroom;
  • Ability to work collegially and productively within the university community;
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures;


Ph.D. in Computer Engineering or related discipline

Qualified applicants should submit:

  • a completed Benedict College application,
  • a cover letter addressing how you meet the qualifications of the position,
  • a research plan (2-5 pages)
  • a teaching statement demonstrating knowledge of teaching first-generation college students and diverse student populations,
  • unofficial transcript(s)
  • a list of three references with contact information.

Official transcripts and background check will be required before hiring. The position is open until filled, and applications will be reviewed as received.



Submit Application Packet to:

Dr. Robert N. Garner, Dean
School of Science and Engineering
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

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