Assistant Teaching Professor OR Lecturer – Information Technology
Job ID: 607499
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
NAU aims to be the nation's preeminent engine of opportunity, vehicle of economic mobility, and driver of social impact by delivering equitable postsecondary value in Arizona and beyond.
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About the Department/College
The School of Informatics, Computing, and Cyber Systems (SICCS) at Northern Arizona University brings together interdisciplinary expertise in cybersecurity, computer science, electrical engineering, informatics, and applied data science in the context of a large high-research public university. We offer a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees on these topics, offered by roughly fifty faculty to over 1200 undergraduates and 500 graduate students associates with the school. Our core mission is to integrate interdisciplinary developments in scientific and engineering knowledge around computation, data, and systems with traditional disciplines to drive breakthroughs that address key 21st-century challenges. Our faculty are shaping the School's ground-breaking research programs and the development of its interdiscipinary academic programs. They also have the opportunity to collaborate with researchers at institutes and centers across campus, including the Pathogen and Microbiome Institute, the Center for Bioengineering Innovation, the Merriam-Powell Center for Environmental Research, the Center for Materials Interfaces in Research and Applications (¡MIRA!), and the Center for Ecosystem Science and Society. Applied data science is a world-class research strength at NAU, providing ample opportunities for collaboration on AI/ML applications.
About the Position
The School of Informatics, Computing, and Cyber Systems invites applications for Assistant Teaching Professor OR Lecturer in the discipline of Information Technology. The rank will be commensurate with candidate qualifications. this is a non-tenure track position. The candidate is expected to begin duties in January 2024.
- This position will involve teaching graduate courses at the master's level in the area of Information Technology and/or other courses as a function of department needs.
- Student mentoring and advising, participation in department-level service, and course and program level assessment activities will also be required.
There is no research workload or expectation associated with this teaching position. This position is renewable based on funding availability, satisfactory performance, and department needs.
This position is an on-site position which requires the incumbent to complete their work primarily at an NAU site, campus, or facility with or without accommodation. Opportunities for remote work are rare.
About Northern Arizona University
NAU began as a teachers’ college, and our commitment to building a better tomorrow through education remains our highest priority. Our students, mentored by faculty members who are renowned in their fields, are at the center of all we do.
In the classroom and online, through hands-on experiences in an unparalleled learning environment, and with the NAU community cheering them on, our students discover and hone their ambitions.
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