Teaching Professor (all ranks) in Information Technology

Arizona State University

Arizona State University
Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
The Polytechnic School
Teaching Professor (all ranks) 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) seek applicants for two faculty Teaching Professor (all ranks) positions in the area of the Information Technology (IFT) program. The Polytechnic School (TPS), one of the eight Fulton Schools, houses a vibrant engineering teaching community and invites applicants to become a part of a dynamic and growing team that promotes transdisciplinary teaching, enables student success, supports transforming society, values entrepreneurship mindset, and conducts use-inspired research.

We seek applicants who complement our abilities to solve grand challenges as part of a community of experts, able to combine applied engineering and industry practices. Particular areas of interest include, but are not limited to, data analysis & management, information security, platform infrastructure, and software development, in support of emerging technologies. Our faculty are expected to contribute to the standards of excellence in the undergraduate and graduate programs through effective pedagogical practices and instructions, deliver courses that are on-campus and online, develop curriculum, advise and mentor student projects, and provide service to the program, college, and university. Service is an important component of these positions and demonstrated by collaboration, cooperation, contribution, team building, leadership, and industry engagement of successful faculty.

Appointment will be at the Assistant/Associate/Full Teaching Professor rank commensurate with the candidate’s experience and accomplishments, beginning August 2024. These positions are full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure eligible and renewable on an academic year basis contingent upon satisfactory performance and university needs. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

The Polytechnic School seeks candidates who have a demonstrated record of teaching excellence that incorporates effective learning pedagogy, contributes to our academic programs, supports University aspirations, and advances the ASU Charter (https://newamericanuniversity.asu.edu/about/asu-charter-mission-and-goals).

Arizona State University ranked the No. 1 “Most Innovative School” in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for eight years in succession, has forged the model for a New American University. Year after year, ASU ranks at or near the top of the list in areas that matter. ASU is a comprehensive public research institution, 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. ASU operates on the principles that learning is a personal journey for each student, that they thrive on experience, and that the process of discovery cannot be bound by traditional academic disciplines. Through innovation and a commitment to accessibility, ASU has drawn pioneering researchers to its faculty even as it expands opportunities for students, attracting some of the highest-quality students from all 50 states and more than 130 nations.


Required qualifications:
• Earned Master’s degree or Doctorate degree in Information Technology, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field by the time of appointment
• Academic background commensurate with teaching courses in one or more of the IT relevant subject areas
• Evidence of excellence in teaching, as appropriate to the candidate’s rank

Desired qualifications:
• Demonstrated commitment to a collaborative, transdisciplinary approach to teaching
• Teaching experience in on-campus and on-line interactions that incorporates lectures, instructional-based labs and activities into course material
• Engaging students in a project-based educational setting involving team-based projects, capstone projects, and applied projects
• Developing course material that is used for on-line and on-campus delivery
• Relevant industry experience within the public or private sectors
• Earned Doctorate degree in Information Technology, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field

Application Instructions

Application deadline is December 20, 2023. 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
• Statement describing teaching interests and philosophy (two pages maximum)
• Contact Information for three (3) 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 Fulton Schools of Engineering are dedicated to cultivating excellence, delivering innovation that matters, encouraging bold thinking, fostering a community of learning and collaboration and building a foundation for all to be successful. Applicants are encouraged to address how their past, current, and future activities align with the ASU Charter and Fulton Schools of Engineering values in their application materials.

For additional information regarding position specifics, please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Tatiana Walsh via email at drtatiana.walsh@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 be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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