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Assistant Professor Educator, School of Information Technology, CECH

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You are invited to submit an application to be considered for a position with more than one opening. The number of positions varies depending on the needs of the department. Rank and compensation will be based on experience and academic credentials.

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to nearly 48,000 students, about 11,000 faculty and staff and 332,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.

About the Department

The School of Information Technology is a national leader in studying solutions and needs that connect people, information, and the technology of the time. The SoIT is home to Ohio's first Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Information Technology. In addition, it is home to Ohio's first ABET accredited Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity. The SoIT has been growing at 20% annually and currently serves more than 2100 students with 30 full-time faculty members, 24 full-time staff, and 32 part-time faculty. The SoIT is home to several centers including an NSA/DHS Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense, the Information Technology Solutions Center, the Ohio Cyber Range Institute, Applied Machine Learning and Intelligence Center, and the Smart Sensing Lab.

The SoIT is a diverse, interdisciplinary, team-oriented, dynamic and entrepreneurial environment. It empowers individuals to become passionate, solution-minded Information Technology professionals by fostering continuous innovation, research, leadership development, interdisciplinary problem solving, and real-world experience. More information about the School can be found at

Job Overview

The School of Information Technology (SoIT) at the University of Cincinnati (UC) is rapidly growing its faculty in cybersecurity, IT infrastructure and cloud, software application development, game development, and applied data science. The SoIT seeks to hire three Assistant Professor - Educators to teach undergraduate or graduate courses in the areas of Cybersecurity, Software Application Development, Data Technologies, Networking/Systems, and Game Development, as they relate to Information Technology to start in August 2024.

An Assistant Professor - Educator at the University of Cincinnati is expected to teach and conduct scholarly and service activities. This position will support the University of Cincinnati’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. Responsibilities of Assistant Professor - Educators are defined in the University contract with the AAUP, available at

Essential Functions
  • Teach and prepare materials for assigned undergraduate or graduate courses, such as, but not limited to: Cybersecurity, Software Application Development, Data Technologies, Networking/Systems, and Game Development
  • Serve as an academic adviser for students and evaluate student coursework.
  • Serve on college or university committees and participate in curriculum development activities.
  • Render service to the professional community which is relevant to the individual’s academic specialty such as serving on committees for professional meetings.
  • Attend meetings, participate in governance.
Required Education

A minimum of master’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related discipline to be earned prior to the effective date of appointment.

Required Experience

Prior to effective date of appointment:

  • At least one term of teaching experience in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related discipline at the undergraduate or graduate level, which could have been as a teaching assistant, adjunct, or full-time faculty.
Application Process

Please complete an online application. Applicants must submit:

  • Cover letter.
  • Full curriculum vitae.
  • Statement of teaching philosophy.
  • List of at least three references.

Please use the Additional Documents option as needed for these documents.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

To learn more about why UC is a great place to work, please visit our careers page at


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

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