Assistant Professor of Information Technology

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UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

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Assistant Professor of Information Technology


DAL-Mathematics & Info Sciences-514160

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Salary Information:

Salary commensurate with experience

Department Summary:

At the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences we serve the needs of all students, traditional and non-traditional. We are committed to the values of diversity, creativity, leadership, integrity and lifelong learning. These values are the foundation of the University’s mission to empower students, transform lives, and strengthen communities.

Our faculty excel in teaching, research, and service. The faculty are recognized for their innovative pedagogy and expertise. They are committed to student-centered educational opportunities that provide career-ready skills and lifelong learning. Our curriculum builds foundational knowledge required for all academic degree programs at the University, emphasizing communication skills, analytical reasoning, leadership, and independent thought. The School of Liberal Arts and Sciences is home to innovative programs that prepare our students to compete effectively in a rapidly changing job market or to pursue post-graduate education.

Position Summary:

The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Information Technology beginning Fall 2021. This is a full-time, tenure-track position. The successful candidate will be expected to achieve excellence in teaching, research, and service, and to assist in further development of the UNT-Dallas Information Technology program. UNT-Dallas offers faculty the unique opportunity to help shape the character of a 21st century, learner-focused, urban comprehensive university.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Expectations for tenure-track faculty at UNT-Dallas include excellent teaching, research, and service, resulting in contributions equivalent to a four-course load each semester. This workload expectation can be fulfilled through a combination of teaching, high-quality research and scholarship, service, and program development. Faculty are expected to participate in such service activities as curriculum development, online course development, student recruiting and advising, program assessment, program accreditation, program leadership, coordinating service learning, and committee leadership. The successful applicant will also be expected to provide instruction in a full range of undergraduate Information Technology courses that include, but are not limited to Operating Systems, Object-Oriented Programming, Data Structures and Algorithms, Computer Security, Human Computer Interfaces, Digital Logic, Computer Networks, and IT Project Management. Applications cannot be considered unless all required documents have been received.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. degree in Information Technology or a closely-related field.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching a range of undergraduate IT courses.
  • Experience in teaching and developing both face-to-face and online courses.
  • Evidence or demonstrated potential for excellence in scholarship.
  • Evidence or demonstrated potential for leadership in academic program development.
  • Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skill.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in program accreditation.
  • Experience in program assessment.
  • Academic experience working on a university campus with a culturally-diverse population.

Physical Requirements:

Sitting, Standing, Walking, Writing, Talk or Hear

Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit CV; letter of application outlining the applicant’s interest, qualifications, and experience for the position; contact information of three professional references, statement of teaching interests and teaching philosophy, and unofficial graduate transcripts to For additional information visit or contact Dr. Saif Al-Sultan at [email protected]
Zoom interviews of semi-finalists may be conducted. Finalists will be required to present a research presentation and teaching demonstration. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the search is closed.

For best consideration, applications should be received by January 31, 2021.
Position will remain open until filled.
Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

University of North Texas at Dallas is an AA/ADA/EOE

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Job No:
Posted: 10/23/2020
Application Due: 4/22/2021
Work Type: Full Time