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Faculty - Assistant Professor - Information Technology
Utah Valley University


Date Posted May 6, 2022
Title Faculty - Assistant Professor - Information Technology
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Department IT
Application Deadline 04/30/2022
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Faculty - Assistant Professor - Information Technology


Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)

Summary:

Utah Valley University is seeking an Assistant Professor in Information Technology to educate and prepare our students to be the best they can be. This position is expected to teach advanced courses in computer and mobile forensics. May teach day, evening, online, hybrid, and off-campus classes as needed or assigned. Provides service to the department, college, university, and community. Engages in scholarly activities consistent with an undergraduate-dominant teaching university. Participates in the accreditation assessment process. Develops a supportive and engaging learning environment with activities that provide opportunities for students to develop to their fullest potential and achieve their learning objectives.

UVU is a growing dual-mission public university serving over 28,000 students. Located along Utah's Wasatch Front, UVU has benefited from and contributed to Utah's economic transformation, particularly in technology sectors. Faculty and students in STEM find a dynamic and exciting environment in which to learn and conduct collaborative research. 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:

Ph.D. or D.Sci. in Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Assurance, Computer Forensics, or closely related academic eld from a regionally-accredited institution. Professional or academic experience with advanced forensics topics. Evidence of successful teaching experience in Information Technology topics. Evidence of research in peer-reviewed journals or presentations at academic or professional conferences.

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.
* Knowledge of accreditation outcomes assessment processes.
* Excellent pedagogical skills, including those that build an inclusive, supportive learning environment.
* Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.
* Curriculum development skills.
* Problem-solving and decision-making skills.
* Ability to plan measurable objectives, prepare instructional materials, and follow an approved curriculum.
* Ability to include undergraduate students in collaborative research opportunities.
* Ability to assess student work and maintain and submit accurate and current plans, reports, and records involving student accountability and performance.
* Ability to work effectively with others and to assist internal (e.g., the department chair, academic advisors, and program coordinators) and external (e.g., advisory boards and industry partners) stakeholders in maintaining effective programs.

Preferred Qualifications:

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: FAC25222

Open Date: 02/03/2022

Review Start Date: 03/03/2022

Close Date: 4/30/2022

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: Using one of the optional documents, please identify 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/26849

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