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Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Information Technology

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, 30144
Computer Science

Job ID: 270294

About Us

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia's largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs to over 43,000 students. Our high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and across the globe. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2) committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional, and national level.  

Our vibrant culture, career opportunities, mission and values and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. As part of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State exemplifies the power and promise of a student-centered, research-driven university.  Our institutional values are student-inspired, promise-fulfilling, elevational, open and impact-generating, and being true to ourselves. In addition, Kennesaw State supports the University of Georgia's core values of accountability, excellence, integrity, and respect.  For more information, visit


Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Department Information

The Department of Information Technology offers the Bachelor of Applied and the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, Master of Science in Information Technology, an IT minor, serval graduate certificates, offer courses in two interdisciplinary degrees in BS and MS Cybersecurity, and participates in the Ph.D. in Computer Science in the college. There are 700+ students majoring in IT undergraduate programs and 700+ graduate students in IT and Cybersecurity graduate programs. The department has 20+ full-time faculty and staff. The department has active research in areas including AI, Cybersecurity, IoT, Smart Health, Data Analytics and Visualization, Computer Networking, and Bioinformatics. The department is a unit within the College of Computing and Software Engineering located on the Marietta campus. For more information, visit

Job Summary

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Information Technology faculty positions in the Department of Information Technology that begins August 2024. This is a nine-month contracted position. This position is for work to be performed in the state of Georgia.


  • Teach in information technology at both undergraduate and graduate levels in various modalities including online hybrid or face-to-face as per department need.
  • Develop and maintain an active and productive research agenda.
  • Service in the Department, College, University or professional community is expected.

Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines.

Required Qualifications

An earned Doctorate, or the foreign equivalent, in a computing discipline, such as Information Technology, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Cybersecurity, Data and Information Science, and Computer and/or Electrical Engineering is required.

Required Documents to Attach

1. CV 
2. Cover Letter 
3. Statement of teaching philosophy including how you will advance student success at KSU
4. Statement of research philosophy
5. Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts and Official International Course-by-Course Evaluations Due Upon Hire) 
6. Names, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least 3 references to be contacted as needed

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Apply Before Date

Review of applications will begin immediately.  For full consideration, please apply by April 30, 2024.

Contact Information

For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Dr. Shirley Tian, Search Committee Chair, at

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