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University of South Carolina
South Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Date posted
Mar 1, 2024
The University of South Carolina, College of Engineering and Computing, invites applications for open rank tenure-track faculty positions in the Department of Integrated Information Technology (IIT) starting Fall 2024.

Situated in USC's Engineering and Technology Innovation Center, the IIT Department ( an ABET accredited undergraduate BS in Integrated Information Technology, a Master of Science in Information Technology, a CAHIIM accredited Master of Health Information Technology (MHIT), a joint PharmD/MHIT, and a PhD in Informatics with an optional Concentration in Health Informatics. The IIT faculty is highly engaged in transdisciplinary and translational research, and the Department is actively involved with the regional business and healthcare communities. Teaching load is very attractive and appropriate for developing a robust research program. Online as well as traditional classroom teaching, commitment to undergraduate research, and university and professional service will be expected. Successful candidates are expected to develop internationally recognized, externally funded research programs that: (1) broaden the institution's strengths, (2)leverage exceptional interdisciplinary collaboration opportunities, and (3) align with vital college-level, priorities and cross-cutting research themes. Areas of interest include health information technology, informatics, data analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, human computer interaction, project management, networking, cybersecurity, software development, database management, mobile technologies, cloud computing, virtualization, web development, enterprise systems, internet-of-things (IoT) and digital transformation. Scholars in interdisciplinary research at the intersection of artificial intelligence (AI) and information technology or informatics may have an option for affiliation with the Artificial Intelligence Institute ( Affiliation with the University's Big Data Health Science Center is also an option.

Qualifications. All applicants must hold an earned doctorate in information technology, information systems, health informatics or related computing discipline by the start date of employment, with demonstrated potential
or excellence in teaching and research with high scholarly impact, and expertise in information technology and digital transformation. Applicants for the rank of Associate or full Professor must have years of academic and/or relevant industry experience consistent with academic policy.

Application. Review of applications will continue until this position is filled.
Expected start date is August 16, 2024. Interested applicants will apply via https// with: (1) a letter of intent, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a concise description of research plans, (4) a teaching plan, and(5) names & contact information of 3 references. Questions may be directed to: Dr. Elizabeth A. Regan, Department Chair, Integrated Information Technology, (803)777-2286.

About USC
The University of South Carolina is a globally recognized, high-impact research university committed to a superior student experience and dedicated to innovation in learning, research, and community engagement. Founded in 1801, the university offers more than 300 degree programs and is a top-tier Carnegie Foundation research institution. More than 50,000 students are enrolled across the 20 locations throughout the state, including the research campus in Columbia. With 60 nationally ranked academic programs including top-ranked programs in international business, the nation's best honors college and distinguished programs in engineering, law, medicine, public health and the arts, the university is helping to build healthier, more educated communities in South Carolina and around the world.

At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.

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