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Faculty - Assistant Professor - Information Systems
Utah Valley University


Date Posted Feb. 11, 2021
Title Faculty - Assistant Professor - Information Systems
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Department Information Systems & Technology
Application Deadline 4/30/2021
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Faculty - Assistant Professor - Information Systems


Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)

Summary:

The Information Systems & Technology (IS&T) department at Utah Valley University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position. The incumbent will teach a variety of Information Systems subjects, participate in accreditation assessment processes (ABET), create and use innovative instructional materials, and teach day, evening, weekend, online, hybrid, or off-campus courses as needed or assigned. Expertise and experience teaching in the following areas is desirable: database administration & security, data analytics, systems analysis and design, web development, and global and ethical issues in information systems. Faculty members are expected to develop a learning environment and activities that help students achieve their learning objectives. Faculty members are also expected to perform in scholarship and service.

Utah Valley University is the largest public university in Utah and serves roughly 41,000 students, with about 250 students majoring in Information Systems. For more information about UVU and the IS&T department, candidates are encouraged to review the mission of the university and the Information Systems & Technology department webpage.

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Required Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited institution with a Ph.D. or ABD (degree completion by December 31, 2021) in Information Systems, Information Technology, or doctorate in a related field is required.
Minimum of six months post-secondary teaching experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Teaching experience in three or more subject areas listed above. Preferred teaching experience: Database administration & security, data analytics, and systems analysis and design.
  • Knowledge of subject matter and course content pertinent to Information Systems and Information Technology programs.
  • Knowledge of online teaching environments, such as Canvas or other course management systems.
  • Ability to plan measurable objectives, prepare instructional materials, and follow an approved curriculum.
  • Ability to assess student work and maintain and submit accurate and current plans, reports, and records involving student accountability, attendance, and performance.
  • Ability to assist academic advisors, the department chairperson, and/or the program coordinators, faculty, department staff, and industry partners in maintaining effective programs.
  • Interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Curriculum development skills.
  • Maintain professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community.
  • Conduct scholarship and service and have teaching interests that align with the field of Information Systems.


Preferred Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited institution with a Ph.D. in Information Systems.
One-year post-secondary teaching experience.
ABET accreditation experience.
Evidence of scholarship.

Physical Requirements:

Continuously listening, speaking, and hearing.

Benefits Summary:

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC01221

Open Date: 02/09/2021

Review Start Date: 03/09/2021

Close Date: 4/30/2021

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant:

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/21424

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicants qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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