Assistant\Associate Professor of Management
Illinois Institute of Technology Information Technology
United States

Position Details

Position Information

 

Position Title Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor
Requisition # F00017P
FLSA Exempt
Location IIT-Mies Campus (MC), 10 West 35th St., Chicago
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The Department of Information Technology and Management (ITM) in the College of Computing at Illinois Institute of Technology (Illinois Tech) invite applications for full-time, non-tenure-track teaching faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor ranks to begin January 2024 or later. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate courses in information technology, management, cybersecurity, and digital forensics, both for majors and for non-majors.

The Department of Information Technology and Management offers Bachelor’s, Bachelor of Science, Master’s, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in information technology and applied cybersecurity / digital forensics—with multiple specializations covering both technical and management topics—and has over 900 students in the department. 
Bachelor’s degrees in the Department of Information Technology and Management are accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org, and Illinois Tech has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.

The Department of Information Technology and Management is part of the fast-growing College of Computing, which also has growing partnerships with Chicago’s burgeoning tech community and our local communities of Bronzeville and Bridgeport.

Illinois Institute of Technology is a private Ph.D.-granting research university with world- renowned programs in engineering, architecture, the sciences, humanities, psychology, business, law, and design. Founded in 1890, Illinois Tech was born different. It was built on the promise set forth in minister Frank Wakely Gunsaulus’ “Million Dollar Sermon” to provide access to higher education for students from all different backgrounds and to make a difference in the world through technology-oriented education. This guiding mission and purpose – where students, including those underrepresented in technology, could prepare for meaningful roles in a changing industrial society and achieve professional and economic advancement – remains just as relevant today. Thus, diversity and inclusion are part of the day-to-day experience at Illinois Tech and a central component of its culture. As such, Illinois Tech is home to a diverse and global student population, is committed to providing opportunities to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this position, especially those underrepresented in the field.

Applications are currently being accepted, and should include:
    • Cover Letter
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of teaching philosophy
    • A statement on the candidate’s commitment to equity and inclusion in research and education
    • Names and contact information of at least three references

 


The one-page statement on equity and inclusion should address specific past and/or potential contributions to the equitable and inclusive delivery of academic instruction and support to students from diverse backgrounds, including, without limitation, individuals of different ages, races and ethnicities, abilities and disabilities, genders, religions, cultures, sexual orientations, and socio-economic conditions.

  • All documents aside from CV and Cover letter should be submitted as a single PDF portfolio.


Special Schedule Requirements
N/A
EEOC Statement
Illinois Institute of Technology is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer dedicated to building a community of excellence, equity, inclusion and diversity. It is committed to fostering an inclusive environment and actively seeks applications from individuals of all backgrounds and identities regardless of race, color, sex, marital status, religion, national origin, disability, age, unfavorable discharge from the military, status as a protected veteran, sexual orientation including gender identity and expression, order of protection status, and/or genetic information. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment.
Export Control Statement
In compliance with applicable U.S. laws and regulations, Illinois Tech
conducts Restricted Party Screening (RPS) to verify that it may legally
engage in transactions with foreign and domestic persons and entities.
Illinois Tech uses software called Visual Compliance to perform RPS,
which involves a review of government lists to ensure that the university
is not interacting with a person or entity who is on a restricted,
blocked, unverified, sanctioned, or debarred list. Visual Compliance
performs “Dynamic Screening” which continually rescreens all previous
screenings against updated lists. In order for Illinois Tech to conduct
this RPS, please provide the information requested on this form. This
information is requested for the limited purpose of RPS, and is maintained
pursuant to Illinois Tech’s Export Compliance Program.
Qualifications

 

Education & Experience
Candidates must have a Master’s degree or a research Doctorate in a relevant field and preferably at least two years of teaching experience.
Knowledge & Skills
Successful candidates will have experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching and developing instructional materials. The selected candidate’s faculty appointment title will be determined by the hiring department, in its sole discretion, and be commensurate with the candidate’s experience. Candidates should possess demonstrated expertise in one or more of the following areas:

    • Cybersecurity including network/operating system security technologies, steganography, penetration testing, digital forensic analysis, cryptography, cybersecurity frameworks, and cybersecurity team competitions.

 

 
  • Application and Software Development including languages such as Java and Python, APIs, frameworks, secure coding, IDEs, version control, and programming curriculum management.
 
  • Web Development including responsive web design, design concepts, JavaScript, jQuery, HCI, testing, AJAX, JSON, ARIA, SVG, the MEAN stack, full-stack frameworks/development, Web RTC, and Web APIs.
 
  • IT Entrepreneurship and Innovation focusing on the business applications of information technology and cybersecurity with proven knowledge and abilities in business innovation and information technology entrepreneurship.
Posting Information

 

Work Hours  
Position Category Full Time
Posting Date  
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Quicklink for Posting https://iit7.peopleadmin.com/postings/10040

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Portfolio
Optional Documents


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