Asst/Assoc Professor of the Practice - BSIT Program

## Position Overview
The BSIT Program at the University of Kansas Edwards Campus (Overland Park, KS) invites applications from qualified professionals in Information Technology and related fields. These positions are full-time, 12-month, non-tenure-track Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of the Practice (open rank). Depending on years of experience in the IT industry, an appointment as assistant, associate, or full Professor of the Practice is possible. Anticipated hire date for one position is Spring 2017 with the second position hire date at the same time or possibly Fall 2017.
We seek individuals with industry experience in information technology who have exceptional communication skills and a strong commitment to train and develop future information technology professionals. The ideal candidate will have a developed teaching philosophy and a demonstrated desire to inspire students and encourage lifelong learning in information technology. Candidates with seven or more years of practical experience in the Information Technology industry will be considered for an appointment as an assistant, associate, or full Professor of the Practice. Rank will be determined based on years of industry experience.
The University of Kansas is especially interested in hiring faculty members who can contribute to four key campus-wide strategic initiatives: (1) Sustaining the Planet, Powering the World, (2) Promoting Well-Being, Finding Cures; (3) Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities and (4) Harnessing Information, Multiplying Knowledge. For more information see
## Job Description
65% - Teaching: Teaching three courses each in Fall and Spring semesters and one course in summer semesters in the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) program at the KU Edwards Campus (KUEC);
35% - Service: Service duties that include actively engaging in promoting the BSIT program; enhancing and improving its curriculum; engaging in scholarly pedagogical and professional development activities; and collaborating with faculty and staff at the KUEC in promotional activities.
## Required Qualifications
1. A Master?s degree in information technology, computer engineering, computer science, or a closely related scientific or engineering discipline.
2. Seven or more years of professional or industry experience in information technology.
Rank of position will be determined based upon years of qualified experience.
## Preferred Qualifications
1. Teaching experience in either of the following areas:
software engineering, system integration, IT project management
information security management, operating systems, cybersecurity
2. Ph.D. in IT or a related field
3. Experience in promoting educational programs and recruiting students
4. Ability to communicate ideas effectively and to work well with others
## Additional Candidate Instruction
A complete application consists of the online application along with resume or CV and cover letter that detail how qualifications are met, and a list of professional references that includes contact information.
Application review will begin September 19, 2016 and will continue until a qualified applicant pool has been identified. To ensure consideration, apply before that date. The deadline to apply is December 31, 2016.
One position is anticipated to begin January 2017 with the second position to be hired either January or August 2017.
## Contact Information to Applicants
Ann Ermey
## Disclaimer
The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information and retaliation in the University's programs and activities. Access to information regarding equal opportunity and diversity worksite posters is available at or you may contact 785-864-4946 or for alternate access options. Any inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access,, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785)864-6414, 711 TTY
Auto req ID: 6950BR
Posting Title: Asst/Assoc Professor of the Practice - BSIT Program
Position Number: 01198935; pending
Department: Electrical Engr & Comp Science
Location/Division: Edwards Campus
FTE: 1.0
Reg/Temp: Regular
Advertised Salary Range: 76,000.00 - 100,000.00
Application Review Begins: 19-Sep-2016 5d0765ac734c470e8e1b2f7618a3b444

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