Lecturer in Information Technology

Arizona State University
Arizona, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 25, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Arizona State University

Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

The Polytechnic School

Lecturer in Information Technology

Location: Arizona State University – Polytechnic Campus

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU) and The Polytechnic School (TPS) seeks dynamic, creative, and talented individual to fill a faculty position at the rank of Lecturer in the Information Technology (IT) program.  This is a non-tenure track appointment with a fixed term academic year contract at The Polytechnic School, located on the Polytechnic Campus, and beginning in fall 2021 semester.

The IT program is housed on the Polytechnic Campus and resides in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.  The IT program curriculum is unique in using a professional practice model, with integrated, active learning strategies and incorporating increasing levels of difficulty.  The program offers a Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science in Information Technology.

The new IT faculty members will be expected to contribute to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching (both online and face-to-face) in one or more of the following IT disciplines:

•               Cyber Security and Network Forensics: information security and privacy, digital networking and network security, security management, cybersecurity laws, cybersecurity operations, network defense and countermeasures, penetration testing, reverse engineering, database security and auditing, malware analysis and risk management

•               Programming in various languages including Go, Python, Java, Linux and shell scripting

•               Cloud Configuration with knowledge of workflow schedulers and data loading tools such as Oozie, Flume, Sqoop and Hive

•               Network systems administration and architecture for Windows: Active Directory, PowerShell programming, virtualization and domain configuration on virtual environments

•               Networking including wireless, Internet of Things (IoT) and network systems architecture

•               Databases and Information systems, including SQL, big data and in-depth knowledge about Hadoop and Spark architectures, HDFS, YARN, experience in writing Pig Latin scripts and HiveQL, knowledge of MapReduce, HBase, and NoSQL databases such as MongoDB and Couch-base


Required Qualifications: 

·         Earned Master’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Science Education, or a closely related field

·         Academic background commensurate with teaching courses in one or more of the subject areas listed above

Desired Qualifications: 

·         PhD in a related area

·         Relevant academic experience; including teaching one or more of the IT relevant subject areas.  Teaching experience to include both on campus and on-line interactions that incorporate lecture and instructional-based labs and activities integrated into course material.  Working with students in developing a Capstone development project that demonstrates acquired knowledge during his/her course of instruction.  Course development: experience in developing new courses or modifying courses for on-line delivery; including creating relevant labs and activities that can be completed by both on campus and on-line students

·         Relevant industry experience:  Background in working in industry in one of the related IT disciplines 

Application Instructions

Application deadline is April 15, 2021.  Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool.  Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled.  To apply, visit https://hiring.engineering.asu.edu/ and select “apply now” next to the corresponding position.  Candidates will be asked to create or use an existing Interfolio Dossier to submit the following:

●        Cover letter

●        Curriculum Vitae

●        Teaching statement including evidence of excellence in instruction and/or curriculum development (limited to two pages)

●        Statement describing commitment and approaches to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion* (one page maximum)

●        Contact information for three references

*The ASU Charter states, “ASU is a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves.” The diversity statement provides applicants an opportunity to demonstrate their past and current activities in promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion and how future activities will align with upholding the ASU Charter.

For additional information regarding position specifics, please contact the search committee chair Dr. Gennaro De Luca via email at Gennaro.Deluca@asu.edu

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

A background check is required for employment.  Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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