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Assistant Professor, School of Information Technology

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Date: Dec 7, 2018

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

The School of Information Technology (SoIT) at the University of Cincinnati seeks to hire two tenure-track Assistant Professors in areas related to Information Technology including Software Applications, IT Infrastructure, Game Development, Cybersecurity, and Applied Machine Learning, to start in August 2019. Review of the applications will start as soon as applicants apply and continue until the positions are filled. Applicants should submit a Cover letter, a full curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research agenda, a list of at least three references, and a self-reflection video on the School's strategic plan, CREATE (http://cech.uc.edu/it/it2019).  The video should be no more than five minutes. Applicants should include the URL to the video in their cover letter.

 

The University of Cincinnati is a research one University that was established in 1819 and is home to more than 45,000 students. UC's campus was listed in Forbes magazine as being one of the world's most beautiful campuses. The University recently set its strategic direction as leading urban public universities into a new era of impact. Information about the strategic direction can be found at http://www.uc.edu/president/priorities/strategic-direction.html.

 

The School of Information Technology currently confers both an undergraduate degree in Information Technology (BSIT) and a Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT), which cover the areas of Networking/Systems, Software Application Development, Cybersecurity, Game Development & Simulation, and Database Management. A Ph.D. program has been recommended to the Chancellor of Higher Education for approval and is expected to start in the Fall. Furthermore, the School confers a minor in Information Technology and several certificates. There are over 900 students in the School and 17 full-time faculty members. The BSIT degree is a five-year co-op degree and is one of the first 10 in the nation to receive ABET accreditation.

 

SoIT is a vibrant unit, in an interdisciplinary college, which empowers individuals to become passionate, solution-minded Information Technology professionals by fostering: continuous innovation, research, leadership development, interdisciplinary problem solving, and real-world experience. The SoIT is a diverse, interdisciplinary, team-oriented, dynamic and entrepreneurial environment. More information about the School can be found at http://cech.uc.edu/it.

 

Position Minimum Requirements:
An earned Ph.D. in Information Technology, Information Studies, or a related applied computing discipline is required prior to the effective date of appointment (ABD candidates will be considered; doctorate degree is required prior to effective date of appointment).

 

All faculty positions require teaching, research and service responsibilities. Candidates should have prior teaching experience in Information Technology, Information Studies, or a related applied computing discipline at the college level, which could have been as a teaching assistant, adjunct, or full-time faculty. Candidates should have research experience in evidence-based, secure, and human-centered computing. Finally, service responsibilities to the School, College, University and/or the community.

 

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OFFICIAL ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF HIRE

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 / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.

 

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