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Visiting Professor of Information Technology

Governors State University
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 3, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Instructional Technology & Design, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology, Other Science & Technology
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Details

Position Type Visiting Professor Classification Title Visiting Professor Position's Functional Title Visiting Professor of Information Technology Position Start Date 08/16/2021 Position End Date (if temporary) 08/15/2022 Position Summary
Governors State University seeks nominations and applications for a full-time, non-tenure track position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor in the area of Information Technology in the Division of Science, Mathematics and Technology; College of Arts and Sciences. The position is available for the 2021-2022 Academic year and successful candidates may be extended for the 2022-2023 academic year. The preferred candidate should demonstrate strong potential to teach primarily graduate Information Technology courses, including Fundamentals of Security Management (IT 7020), Distributed Systems and Network Security (IT 7120), Cyber Security Fundamentals (IT 7030), Infrastructure Management and Design (IT 7035), and Cryptography Network Security ( CPSC 4582). We seek candidates with outstanding teaching skills, and experience teaching and advising non-traditional or diverse student populations.

Governors State University ( GSU ) was founded in 1969, originally as an upper-division institution with a primary focus of serving community college graduates pursuing baccalaureate degrees. During the five intervening decades, GSU has grown to become the only regional, public, comprehensive university in Chicago’s south suburban area, serving approximately 6,000 students annually in 85 different bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and certificate programs. GSU features a highly diverse faculty and staff of roughly 1,000 employees that reflect the students and community we serve. GSU provides accessible, high value undergraduate and graduate education to culturally and economically diverse students from across the region and around the world. From its mission statement, Governors State University is committed to offering an exceptional and accessible education that prepares students with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to succeed in a global society.

Students benefit from the university’s high academic quality, range of convenient class times, increasing hybrid and online offerings, and outstanding educational value.

The exceptionally beautiful campus is conveniently located within easy reach by road and rail to Chicago and surrounding communities that have a wealth of cultural and natural attractions. The highly diverse region GSU serves has a number of high performing schools and engaged communities as well as struggling urban, suburban, and rural communities. GSU seeks to serve as a public square, working to foster educational opportunities for all populations.

It is the policy of Governors State University, in its role as educator, employer, and purchaser of goods and services, to provide equal opportunity and affirmative action. Discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status is strictly prohibited.

Salary and benefits package are commensurate with education and experience. Minimum Qualifications
1. Master’s Degree in Information Technology or related fields.
2. Industry recognized certification(s)
3.Knowledge and ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses Preferred Qualifications
1. Some doctoral coursework, an ABD, or PhD completed.
2.Professional (i.e., industry) experience is highly desirable.
3.Teaching and/or professional experience in multiple areas.
4. Interest in and ability to develop and teach online (web-based) courses.

Posting Date 08/03/2021 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Posting Number FA0411P Type of Search External Quicklink for Posting Employee ID Department Special Instructions to Applicants Supplemental Questions

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Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation
  2. Certification/Professional License

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