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Visiting Assistant Professor, School of Information Technology, CECH

University of Cincinnati
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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.

About the School of Information TechnologyThe School of Information Technology (SoIT) 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 2300 students with 32 full-time faculty members, 28 full-time staff, and 43 adjunct 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, the Smart Synergies Lab, and the Information Technology Analytics Center.

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) seeks to hire two Visiting Assistant Professors in one or two areas related to Information Technology including, in order of priority, Cybersecurity, IT Infrastructure, Human Computer Interaction, Applied Machine Learning and Intelligence, or Software Application Development. This is a one-year 9/12 faculty appointment for the Fall 2024 and Spring 2025 semesters with a starting date of August 15, 2024.

A Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Cincinnati is expected to teach with the possibility to collaborate on scholarly and other professional or creative 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.

Essential Functions
  • Conduct and teach assigned undergraduate and/or graduate-level courses and seminars.
  • Attend meetings and prepare materials for teaching.
  • Evaluate and develop curriculum for department and/or college.
  • Evaluate student coursework.
  • Serve on college or university committees and participate in curriculum development activities.
  • Engage in other activities ancillary to or in support of his or her responsibilities.
  • Render service to the professional or lay community which is relevant to the individual’s academic specialty.
  • Review, and where necessary, respond in a timely manner to all University-related communications.
  • Other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements

Must have obtained a Doctorate or terminal degree from a regionally accredited college or university of recognized standing in a field appropriate to the requirements of the position. For positions within Performing and Studio Arts or Nursing, an appropriate Master’s degree may replace the Doctoral requirement.

Required Education

Must have obtained a Doctorate or terminal degree from a regionally accredited college or university of recognized standing in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related discipline prior to the effective date of appointment (ABD candidates will be considered).

Additional Qualifications Considered
  • 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.
  • Engagement in at least one activity that provides service to their academic unit, College, University or the community.

Application Instructions

Review of the applications will start as soon as possible until the position is filled. Applicants should submit:

  • CV
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Diversity statement
  • List of at least three references
Physical Requirements/Work EnvironmentCompensation 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.

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).

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For questions about the UC recruiting process or to request accommodations with the application, please contact Human Resources at

The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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