Adjunct Instructor: Information Technology & Decision Sciences

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UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System. UNT System 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.

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Adjunct Instructor: Information Technology & Decision Sciences


UNT-Info Tech & Decision Sci-131320

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Department Summary:

The Department of Information Technology and Decision Sciences
(ITDS) is comprised of two academic disciplines, Information Systems and Management
Science. The ITDS department has over 40 research and teaching faculty whose mission is to
conduct cutting edge research and prepare the next generation of information systems,
management science, and business analytics professionals. Our department offers degrees at
the bachelor’s, master’s, and PhD levels. Five of our degrees are STEM-designated — BS and
MS in IS and BBA, MBA, and MS in Business Analytics. We also offer PhDs in Information
Systems, Management Science, and Information Assurance. ITDS has a solid track record of
producing well-prepared, motivated, and, ultimately successful business professionals and

Position Summary:

The Department of Information Technology and Decision Sciences seeks qualified individuals for its Adjunct Instructor pool and welcomes applicants at any time. This posting is for the Fall 2023, Spring 2024 and Summer 2024 semesters. The specific courses involved may vary from semester to semester and openings to teach these courses develop on a periodic basis, depending on department teaching needs.

The anticipated need is for Adjunct Instructors whose duties may include, but are not limited to teaching introductory undergraduate courses in Information Systems (IS) and Management Science/Decision Sciences/Business Analytics (MS) courses, as well as technical undergraduate and graduate courses in information security, object-oriented programming (Python and Java), information systems development, and database management. In addition, we are looking for adjunct instructors to teach BUSI 3100, a one-credit professional development course which helps student develop proficiency with MS Excel and prepares students to take an MS Excel certification exam.

An offer of employment for this position will be made dependent upon available funding.

Minimum Qualifications:

-Candidates for teaching undergraduate BCIS and DSCI courses (2xxx-4xxx) must possess a master’s degree and at least 18 graduate credit hours in IS and/or MS or a closely related field. Teaching and/or practical experience may be required for some courses.

-Candidates for teaching BUSI 3100 must possess a master’s degree and at least 18 graduate credit hours in IS, MS, business administration, finance, accounting, data analytics or a closely related field and teaching and/or practical experience using MS Excel for reporting and decision making.
Candidates for teaching graduate courses require a Ph.D. in IS and/or MS or a closely related field.
Degrees must be from AACSB or similarly accredited institution.

Preferred Qualifications:

Work experience in the area of course taught and/or teaching experience in the field. For advanced courses, demonstrated knowledge of that area, which may be through work, teaching experience, or transcripts.

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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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Ability to communicate

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Working at University of North Texas

Since 1890, the University of North Texas has been a catalyst for transformation for its students and the North Texas region. As the nation’s 26th largest public university, UNT is dedicated to providing an excellent educational experience to its 36,000 students while fueling the intellectual, economic and cultural progress of one of the largest, most dynamic regions in the United States.

A student-focused public research university, UNT graduates more than 8,500 students each year from its 12 colleges and schools and offers 97 bachelor’s, 82 master’s and 35 doctoral degree programs, many nationally and internationally recognized. As UNT’s strengths in science, engineering and technology grow, the university continues to nurture its core areas of distinction in music, education, social sciences, business, the arts and humanities. Leading Texas public universities in the number of Goldwater Scholars and designated a “Best in the West” university by The Princeton Review, UNT is known for its academic excellence.

By providing access, welcoming diversity and strengthening collaborations with our many educational, business and community partners, as well as building new partnerships across the globe, UNT's faculty and staff work each day to prepare students for the challenges they will meet in our changing world.

Fostering global understanding and promoting cultural appreciation are central to preparing tomorrow's successful global leaders. Our strategic international partnerships seek to improve quality of life, facilitate the exchange of ideas and culture, and allow for important research addressing global issues. UNT's campus benefits from a rich diversity of about 2,500 international students representing 140 countries.

UNT faculty produce groundbreaking research in a wide range of disciplines spanning the sciences, mathematics, engineering and technology while also making nationally recognized contributions in the arts and humanities. The College of Music is one of the nation’s best music colleges with an internationally respected jazz program. UNT has the oldest program in emergency administration and planning and a unique program in applied philosophy and environmental ethics.

UNT also is home to many national centers and institutes, including the Net-Centric Software and Systems Center — a National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center; the Center for Electronic Materials Processing and Integration; the Institute of Applied Science; the Center for Advanced Scientific Computing and Modeling; and the Center for the Study of Interdisciplinarity.

UNT has developed many state-of-the-art research facilities, such as the federally funded Center for Advanced Research and Technology, one of the nation’s most extensive facilities for powerful materials characterization and analysis; a high-performance computational facility; and a clean room/nanofabrication research facility (under construction). UNT’s research extends outside the academy as well, with field stations as close as a neighboring lake and as far away as southern Chile.

In addition, UNT is developing Discovery Park, a research park with technology incubator facilities on a 300-acre property near the main campus. The university also has developed a Design Research Center in the heart of the Dallas design district.

As the largest and most comprehensive university in the North Texas region, UNT is growing as a national leader in education, research and scholarship, student support and community engagement — the pillars of a great public research university. UNT’s ultimate mission is to give a green light to greatness by helping its students, region, state and nation excel.

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