Lecturer (2 positions) - Information Technology

Location
Statesboro
Posted
Dec 11, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Lecturer (2 positions)—Search #67526
Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing
Department of Information Technology


The Department of Information Technology in the College of Engineering and Computing invites applications and nominations for two lecturer positions. Both positions will be based on the Statesboro campus.

In January 2017, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents voted to consolidate Armstrong State University and Georgia Southern University. The new, 27,000-student university will be named Georgia Southern University with campuses in Savannah, Statesboro, and Hinesville. The expected timeline for the first entering class will be fall 2018. Complete details are available at http://consolidation.georgiasouthern.edu/.

Within this setting, the Department of Information Technology (IT) is part of the state-of-the-art College of Engineering and Computing. The department offers an on-campus Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) degree and participates in the delivery of the online program (WebBSIT). Faculty also participate in the delivery of the Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) degree.

Position Description. Reporting to the department chair, the lecturer positions are primarily teaching appointments with some service required. A master's degree in Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, or closely-related field of study is required. The positions are 9-month, non-tenure-track, appointments, and the salaries are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications:
  • Master's degree by Aug. 1, 2018, in Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science or closely-related field of study
  • Teaching experience in Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science or closely-related field of study
  • Excellent written communication skills in English

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Recent experience in teaching modern, front-end web development using current and emerging technologies
  • Proficiency using Learning Management Systems (LMS) for course development and delivery
  • Excellent verbal communication skills in English
  • Preference will be given to applicants with teaching experience in one or more of the following areas:

    Web technologies
    HTML5/CSS3
    CSS Layouts, Responsive Design
    JavaScript
    Usability, Accessibility and W3C Web Standards
    Web application development with emerging web technologies

    Screening of applications begins February 26, 2018, and continues until the positions are filled. The preferred position starting dates are August 1, 2018. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications and applications submitted electronically will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent via email (as a single PDF file) to:

    Dr. Cheryl Aasheim, Search Chair, Search #67526
    Department of Information Technology
    Georgia Southern University
    Electronic mail: michelles@georgiasouthern.edu
    Telephone: 912-478-4848

    More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu or http://ceit.georgiasouthern.edu (before January 2, 2018) or http://cec.georgiasouthern.edu (after January 2). Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are committed to working in diverse academic and professional communities and who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional service within the University and beyond. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Vice Provost.

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