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OPEN RANK, TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITION IN INTEGRATED INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

Employer
University of South Carolina
Location
South Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 13, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Other Science & Technology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The University of South Carolina, College of Engineering and Computing, invites applications for an open rank tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Integrated Information Technology (IIT) starting Spring or Fall 2023. Situated in UofSC’s Engineering and Technology Innovation Center, the IIT Department (https://CEC.sc.edu/IIT) offers an undergraduate BS in Integrated Information Technology, a Master of Health Information Technology (MHIT), a joint PharmD/MHIT, a planned Master of Science in Information Technology, and a new PhD in Informatics with an optional Concentration in Health Informatics. The IIT faculty is highly engaged in transdisciplinary 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, cross-cutting research themes, including smart & connected communities, transformative computing, healthcare transformations, and agile manufacturing. Areas of interest include networking and cybersecurity, health information technology, informatics, data analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), human computer interaction, project management, software development, 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 joint appointment with the Artificial Intelligence Institute (http://ai.sc.edu).

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 for 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. 

Review of applications will begin on August 1, 2022 and continue until this position is filled. Expected start date is January 1 or August 16, 2023. Interested applicants will apply via https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/121436 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, earegan@mailbox.sc.edu (803)777-2286.

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. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions

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