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Assistant Professor of Information Technology

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Middle Georgia State University
Location
MGA - Macon

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Job Title: Assistant Professor of Information Technology
Location: MGA - Macon
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 271162
About Us

Middle Georgia State University (MGA), a multi-campus, baccalaureate and graduate degree granting public institution, is the most affordable public state university in Georgia. MGA has five campuses-Macon, Cochran, Dublin, Eastman, and Warner Robins, all located in central Georgia-and global outreach through its fully-online campus. Its enrollment of 8,000 students is largely comprised of students from most of Georgia's 159 counties. The University has six academic schools, including Georgia's flagship aviation university, that support its mission to educate and graduate inspired, lifelong learners whose scholarship and careers enhance the state.

Department Information

The Department of Information Technology has programs that prepare students to solve problems and apply new technologies within an increasingly interconnected and changing global environment. They emphasize career success through lifelong learning and professional development at all levels of the curriculum. The Department offers a Bachelor of Science (BSIT), Master of Science (MSIT), and Doctor of Science (DScIT) in Information Technology. Middle Georgia State¿s Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program is accredited by ABET. MGA is also designed as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) by the National Security Agency.

Job Summary

The Department of Information Technology within the School of Computing at Middle Georgia State University is seeking candidates for an Assistant Professor of Information Technology: teaching, research, scholarly activities, and service responsibilities in the area of Information Technology. Teaching duties may be on the Macon and Warner Robins campuses. Position requires a Doctorate in Information Technology or a related discipline. This position is a ten-month tenure track.

Responsibilities

This position involves teaching, advising, scholarship, and service to the institution and community. Responsibilities may include day/and or evening classes, online classes, weekend classes, course development and program planning/evaluation, fieldwork placements, relationship building and contract facilitation, as well as committee work as assigned. Some travel will be required.

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
PhD or equivalent in IT or management related disciplines

Other Required Qualifications
Reasonable record of teaching and scholarship that warrants appointment at the rank of assistant professor

Required Documents to Attach
  1. Transcripts
  2. List of References
  3. Certification Information
  4. License Details
  5. Teaching Philosophy
  6. Sample of Curriculum
USG Core Values

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy 8.2.18.1.2 and can be found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section8/C224/#p8.2.18_personnel_conduct.

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section6/C2653.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Middle Georgia State University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity. It is the policy of the Middle Georgia State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, ADEA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50).

For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, please contact the Middle Georgia State University Office of Human Resources at 478.471.2010. Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact Human Resources.

Other Information

Middle Georgia State University is committed to four core values in what we do and represent: CORE VALUES: Stewardship - Engagement - Adaptability - Learning

Other Information

This is a full-time, 10-month, faculty position and includes a comprehensive benefits package. Benefits include:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation Leave
  • Parental Leave
  • Retirement
  • Employee discounts
  • Tuition reimbursement
Background Check

Employment offer is contingent upon completing a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your employment eligibility with MGA, as determined by MGA in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application material and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check.

Organization

One of 31 institutions in the University System of Georgia, Middle Georgia State was created in 2013 by the con­solidation of Macon State College and Middle Georgia College.

Middle Georgia State College strives to offer bachelor’s degrees that enhance the educational, economic, and cultural lives of Middle Georgians. Additionally, the college offers a wide array of associate’s degrees that meet the educational interests of traditional and non-traditional students in the region. With low tuition, robust financial aid, a commitment to the success of each student and a vibrant residence life program on three of our five campuses, Middle Georgia State promises an affordable, challenging, and rewarding college experience leading to degrees of proven quality. Our success is measured best by the accomplishments of our graduates in their chosen professions, as well as by the contributions they make to their communities.

 

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