Job Details

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
  • Position Number: 3831841
  • Location: Chattanooga, TN
  • Position Type: Science - Computer Science


Lecturer/Professor of Practice, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
2200000145

Lecturer/Professor of Practice, Department of Computer Science and Engineering - 2200000145

Description

Lecturer/Professor of Practice in Computer Science, Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Information Technology in Cybersecurity (BAS-ITCyS)

Position # 50510409 and 50510410

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga College of Engineering and Computer Science invites applications for two Lecturer/Professor of Practice positions in Computer Science in its new 2+1 accelerated program that leads to a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Information Technology in Cybersecurity (BAS-ITCyS). These are full-time, non-tenure-track positions starting January 1, 2023. Employment is subject to final approval of the program by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) and the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees.

Consideration will be given to candidates who have strong background in Computer Science, Information Technology, and Cybersecurity with industry experience in areas including programming, computing hardware, algorithms, networking, cybersecurity, operating systems, and information security management. Successful candidates will report to the Program Director.

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering offers degrees at the BS, MS, and PhD levels as follows:

  • BS degree in Computer Science

    • Concentrations: Software Systems, Data Science, STEM Education, Cyber Security

  • BSCpE degree in Computer Engineering

  • Bachelor of Applied Science - Information Technology in Cybersecurity (BAS-ITCyS)

(Pending final approval by THEC and the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees)

  • MS degree in Computer Science

    • Concentrations: Computer Science, Data Science, Cyber Security

  • MS degree in Data Analytics (a joint program with the Rollins College of Business)

    • Tracks: Computer Science, Business

  • PhD in Computational Science, Computer Science concentration

The successful candidate will be expected to teach in Information Technology, Cybersecurity, and Computer Science.

Qualifications:

A successful candidate will possess the following requirements:

  • MS or a higher degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or a closely-related field.

  • Strong industry experience in Computer Science, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or a closely-related field.

  • Ability to teach introductory/advanced courses in Computer Science, Information Technology, and Cybersecurity.

  • Strong interest in working with students.

  • Ability and willingness to participate in professional service and community engagement activities.

  • Willingness to engage in a variety of instructional modalities, including online instruction.

  • Willingness to actively do some scholarly work especially with undergraduate students and attend conferences appropriate to the field.

  • Ability to assist in the accomplishment of University, College, and departmental goals and strategic plans.

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.

Application Procedures:

Applicants must submit all the following information within UTC's online application system for consideration:

  • Cover letter / letter of interest that addresses the required qualifications

  • CV including up-to-date personal contact information (e-mail, phone, etc.)

  • Unofficial transcripts of all degrees

  • Teaching statement

  • Diversity statement

  • Contact information (including names, titles, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers) for three professional references

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Applications must be submitted electronically through the UTC Faculty Career Site

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is the second largest school in the University of Tennessee System, serving a diverse student body of more than 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students through five academic colleges. UTC offers a unique blend of private and public school traditions and is a driving force for achieving excellence, embracing diversity, inspiring positive change, and enriching the community. Since its founding as Chattanooga University in 1886, UTC has developed a reputation for excellence built on an unusual blend of the private and public traditions of American higher education. For more than 83 years, the university was a private school. In 1969, UTC became part of the state university system. Today, UTC is on a journey to excellence - boldly embracing a passion for excellence in all things and focused on changing lives and transforming communities. The UTC commitment - each and every day - is to earn the trust and confidence of those we serve. Our goal is to make a difference in our community and in the lives of our students.

Chattanooga, the fourth largest city in the state, is located in Southeast Tennessee near the border of Georgia at the junction of four interstate highways. The city has received national recognition for the renaissance of its beautiful downtown and redevelopment of its riverfront. Chattanooga also has the fastest internet in the country. Home to the first Gig Internet in the United States, Chattanooga has a 100% fiber network that links every home and business in a 600-square mile area. Companies like Unum, McKee, U.S. Xpress, Volkswagen, Coke and Amazon.com have chosen to set up shop in Chattanooga. Attractions such as the Tennessee Aquarium, Lookout Mountain, Civil War battlefield sites, the African American Museum, and the Appalachian Trail bring thousands of people to the area, as do events like the Riverbend Festival, Nightfall, Jazzanooga, the Creative Discovery Museum for Children, and the Southern Writers Conference. Chattanooga is the home to the seven-time NCAA Southern Conference Football Champions, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Mocs. People who love the outdoors use Chattanooga as a base for hang-gliding, bass fishing, mountain climbing and caving expeditions; the beautiful Smoky Mountains and Tennessee River support the greatest variety of flora of any area in the United States. Chattanooga also has a long and rich past with regard to diversity, which includes Native American heritage, Civil War history, and the Civil Rights movement. Chattanooga is also just a two hour (or less) drive from Atlanta, Nashville, Knoxville, and Birmingham.

The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.

Qualifications

Job
Faculty

Primary Location
US-Tennessee-Chattanooga

Organization
Computer Science Campus/Institute Chattanooga

Schedule
Full-time

Job Posting
Jun 9, 2022, 9:59:58 AM

EEO/AA Statement /Non-Discrimination Statement
The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), ADEA (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 201 Human Resources Center, Dept. 5455, 615 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37403-2598, telephone (423) 425-5468. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity

To apply, visit https://ut.taleo.net/careersection/utc_faculty/jobdetail.ftl?job=2200000145&tz=GMT-08%3A00&tzname=America%2FLos_Angeles






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