Assistant Professor of Information Technology
Position DetailsPosition Information Position Type Faculty, Tenure Track Classification Title Assistant Professor Position's Functional Title Assistant Professor of Information Technology Position Start Date 08/16/2019 Position End Date (if temporary) Position Summary
The successful candidate will teach undergraduate/graduate IT related courses. We seek candidates with outstanding teaching skills, experience working with non-traditional and diverse student populations, evidence of a potential or distinguished record of scholarship as well as community service via projects, committees and/or leadership roles.
Governors State University is the only regional, public, comprehensive university in Chicago’s south suburban area, serving approximately 5,000 students annually. GSU provides accessible, high value undergraduate and graduate education to culturally and economically diverse students. With the lowest undergraduate tuition in Illinois, GSU offers accredited programs that have earned high praise from national accrediting agencies. Founded in 1969, GSU is undergoing major transition this year as we are now are a residential institution, accepting first-year students, transfer and graduate students. The university has an ambitious five-year Academic Master Plan, greatly expanding current programs. GSU is implementing a state-of-the-art General Education program and working to greatly expand student academic and support services to foster student and community engagement. New faculty at GSU must demonstrate enthusiasm and ability to work with students at all levels, from first-year to graduate.
Through its Strategy 2015, GSU emphasizes excellence, access, and innovation. Students benefit from the university’s high academic quality, range of convenient class times, increasing hybrid and online offerings, and outstanding educational value. GSU seeks to become a national leader in successful transfer of community college students to universities, and is leading through the Kresge-supported Dual Degree Program, with features such as tuition lock-in at GSU for academically eligible community college students who commit to earn an Associate Degree and attend college full-time. GSU offers five doctoral degrees in clinical/practice areas of health, counseling, and education.
The exceptionally beautiful campus is conveniently located within easy reach by road and rail to Chicago and surrounding communities that have a wealth of cultural and natural attractions.Minimum Qualifications
1. Ph.D. in IT or related fields.
2. Knowledge and ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses
3. Documented record of an ability to make intellectual contributions through scholarly publications/presentations consistent with the maintenance of AQ (“Academically Qualified”) faculty status under accreditation standards.Preferred Qualifications
1. Professional (i.e., industry) experience is highly desirable.
2. Teaching and/or professional experience in multiple areas.
3. Interest in and ability to develop and teach online (web-based) courses.
4. Industry recognized certification(s) is highly desirable.Posting Date 04/03/2019 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Posting Number FA0250P Type of Search External Quicklink for Posting http://employment.govst.edu/postings/4295 Employee ID Department Special Instructions to Applicants Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * What is the highest level of education attained?
- High School Diploma
- Associates Degree
- Bachelors Degree
- Masters Degree
- Doctorate Degree
- * What academic discipline did you earn your degree(s) in?
(Open Ended Question)
- * Experience teaching in online/hybrid delivery?
- * Do you have experience teaching at the college/university level?
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Teaching Philosophy
- List of References
- Research Documents
- Letter of Recommendation
- Certification/Professional License