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. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.Posting Title:
Visiting Assistant Professor Information TechnologyDepartment:
DAL-Mathematics & Info Sciences-514160Job Location:
DallasFull Time/Part Time:
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.Position Summary:
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.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Information Technology
The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Information Technology for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters. This is a full-time, one-year, non-tenure track position. The successful candidate will be expected to achieve excellence in teaching 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: This position is responsible for teaching four (4) courses per semester. The successful applicant will be expected to participate in such service activities as program development, course development, program assessment, program accreditation, 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, Software Engineering, Human Computer Interfaces, Digital Logic, Computer Networks, and IT Project Management. Applications cannot be considered until all required documents have been received.Minimum Qualifications:
•A Ph.D. degree in Information Technology or a closely-related field.Preferred Qualifications:
•Demonstrated excellence in teaching a range of undergraduate IT courses.
•Experience in teaching and developing both face-to-face and online courses.
•Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skill.
•Experience in program accreditation.Physical Requirements:
•Experience in program assessment.
•Academic experience working on a university campus with a culturally-diverse population.
Sitting, Standing, Walking, Writing, Talk or HearSecurity 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.Driving University Vehicle:
F499PSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit a professional CV; letter of application outlining the applicant’s interest, qualifications, and experience for the position; contact information of three professional references and unofficial graduate transcripts to http://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com/. For additional information visit http://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com or contact Dr. Saif Al-Sultan at [email protected] Statement of teaching interests and teaching philosophy may also be requested. Zoom interviews of semi-finalists may be conducted. Finalists will be required to present a teaching demonstration.
Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the search is closed.
For best consideration, applications should be received by June 30, 2021.Quicklink for Posting:
Position will remain open until filled.