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Faculty - Tenure Track, Assistant Professor - Information Technology
Utah Valley University


Date Posted Nov. 14, 2021
Title Faculty - Tenure Track, Assistant Professor - Information Technology
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Department Information Systems & Technology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date January 2022
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Faculty - Tenure Track, Assistant Professor - Information Technology


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 to begin January 2022 or August 2022. The successful candidate will teach a variety of Information Technology courses, 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 at least three of the following areas is desirable: Linux and Windows system administration, computer architecture and systems software, scripting for administrators, voice and data cabling, data communication, internetworking and router management, and enterprise network architectures and administration.

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 (e.g., active participation on university, college, and department committees).

Utah Valley University is the largest public university in Utah and serves roughly 41,000 students, with about 340 students majoring in Information Technology. 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 D.Sci. (or ABD with degree completion required by start date) in Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Assurance, Computer Forensics, or closely related academic eld.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

* Knowledge of subject matter and course content pertinent to Information Technology.
* Knowledge of online teaching environments and learning course management systems, such as Canvas.
* Knowledge of accreditation outcomes assessment process.
* 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.
* Excellent teaching skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Teaching experience in at least three of the following Information Technology topics: Linux and Windows system administration, computer architecture and systems software, scripting for administrators, voice and data cabling, data communication, internetworking and router management, and enterprise network architectures and administration.
Six months post-secondary teaching experience.
ABET accreditation experience.
Evidence of scholarship (e.g., publication of research in peer-reviewed journals or presentations at academic or professional conferences).

Physical Requirements:

Ability to use computers. Other standard physical abilities for full-time faculty positions.

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: FAC17221

Open Date: 09/28/2021

Review Start Date:

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: Please list a minimum of 3 business references within the application. Using one of the optional documents, please identify and rank which IT courses you believe you are qualified to teach: http://www.uvu.edu/catalog/current/courses/information-technology/

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/25404

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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