The College of Innovation & Technology (CIT) at the University of Michigan-Flint (https://www.umflint.edu/cit/) seeks to become a national leader in innovation and research and invites candidates to submit materials for the Myron and Margaret Winegarden Endowed Professor of Innovation and Technology. Through this endowed professorship, CIT seeks to attract an exceptional talent in one or more areas of focus — cybersecurity, AI, robotics, and machine learning. Candidates must have a vision for developing national recognition for CIT and it is essential that they possess the knowledge, drive, and innovative spirit to collaborate and create new degree programs, certificates, and new credentials for graduates to enter the workplace of the future. Innovative programs, pedagogy, and spirit will set the CIT on a trajectory to be recognized as one of the best in the country.
Successful candidates will have a research and teaching record befitting an appointment as an endowed professor. Candidates must have a demonstrated ability to secure external funds and work collaboratively with industry partners. Experience in leading academic program development and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion are expected. An earned doctorate in technology or closely related field in engineering or computer science is required.
Review of applications will commence immediately for positions that begin in January - September 2023. Full consideration will be given to applications received by October 1, 2022 and applications will continue to be accepted until the positions are filled. The University of Michigan-Flint has a robust dual-enrolled program with area high schools and as such, applicants having similar educational experiences are preferred.
The University of Michigan-Flint is a regional public university and one of the three campuses of the University of Michigan. Located in downtown Flint, a rapidly redeveloping urban setting, the College of Innovation and Technology will be experiencing significant growth and is well positioned to expand and serve a diverse population of students from the area and beyond.