Assistant Professor of Information Technology

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Academic Home Department:Information TechnologyPosting Job Title:Assistant Professor of Information TechnologyRecruitment Type:Tenure-Track Faculty Position Details

Full Time Faculty Rank:Assistant ProfessorArea of Specialty-Discipline:Information Technology or closely related computing disciplineAdministrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable:Position Status:Regular FacultyTenure Track Status:Tenure TrackTerms of Employment:9-MonthContract Type:Full-timeDate Position Available:01/01/2020 Position Qualifications/Responsibilities

Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:

1. Teaching both graduate and undergraduate face-to-face and online courses in IT
2. Expected to conduct research
3. Expected to perform service for the Dept, College, University
4. Work with a diverse community
5. Ideal qualifications include research and/or teaching in cyber security or data analytics or financial technologies or networking
6. The department primarily has needs for faculty in cyber/security, data analytics and networking.

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

1. Earned doctorate degree in Information Technology or closely related computing discipline, or foreign equivalent is required.
2. Evidence of scholarship or potential for scholarship
3. Evidence of teaching, or potential for teaching
4. Ideal qualification includes teaching online or hybrid courses

Application Procedure

Application Deadline Date:11/18/2019Questions About Position Opening:

Dr. Hossain Shahriar
Associate Professor of IT
[email protected]
(470) 578-3866

Additional Information for ApplicantsApplication Instructions

The Information Technology department is searching for three (3) new tenure-track faculty positions with possible start dates of January 2020 (spring term) or August 2020 (fall term). For full consideration of a January 2020 start date, all materials should be submitted as early as possible. For full consideration of an August 2020 start date, all materials should be submitted by November 18.

Posting Details

KSU Faculty Posting Number:000792USG Applicant Clearing House Position ID:44443Departmental/College Overview:

The College of Computing and Software Engineering (CCSE) is vibrant, growing, and aspirant with excellent research and teaching opportunities. Over 3000 undergraduate and over 600 graduate students study Software Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Game Design and Development, and Computer Science. Additionally, we contribute to multi-discipline programs in Cybersecurity, FinTech, and a PhD in Analytics and Data Science. CCSE plays a central role in advancing access and awareness of computing in local K12 schools and provides a strong connection to numerous industry and research partners seeking the best in faculty-led projects, student interns, upper-level capstone projects, and full-time alumni employees. The college supports a growing number of labs and research clusters of faculty and graduate and undergraduate students with particular strength in mixed reality (VR/AR), cybersecurity, software verification, requirements analysis, analytics, health informatics, machine vision, distributed computing, IoT, and machine learning. As a college which significantly contributes to the research and R2 mission of KSU, CCSE is hiring 14 faculty across our three departments of Computer Science, Software Engineering and Game Development, and Information Technology. We welcome you to join our faculty as we advance computing into the next decade.

The Information Technology Department (IT) is a student-centered, research driven, and dynamic department. IT has over 800 undergraduate students enrolled that are part of the BSIT – Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree, or the BASIT – Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology degree that is a transfer articulation degree taking AAS (Associate of Applied Science) degrees in computing from the Technical colleges in Georgia. IT also offers the MSIT – Master of Science in Information Technology and graduate certificates that have over 300 students enrolled. The department specializes in cyber security, IT enterprise, data analytics, FinTech (financial technologies) at the undergraduate level and, cyber, data analytics, and HIT (health information technology) at the graduate level. The department also has a collaboration for an online e-major in Cyber Security at the undergraduate level with the Information Security & Assurance major and the Criminal Justice major. The department has 14 tenured/tenure track faculty, 3 lecturer/senior lecturers, 5 limited term faculty (2 year appointments), and 8-10 part-time faculty per term. The department is very collegial and we welcome all qualified applications for the positions.

Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
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