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Assistant Professor of Information Technology

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, Georgia
Information Systems and Technology
Assistant Professor of Information Technology

Job ID: 229924
Location: Marietta, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.

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 Information Technology Department is part of the College of Computing & Software Engineering. The department has 2 undergraduate degrees - BSIT and BASIT with over 800+ students, and a graduate program MSIT with over 300+ students. The department also participates with two cybersecurity degrees - BS Cyber, and MS Cyber. The department has over 22 full-time faculty members.

Job Summary
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor of Information Technology faculty position in the Department of Information Technology beginning January 1, 2022.

  • Nine-month position with optional summer
  • Teaching expectations include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in Information Technology. Generally, 60% of workload.
  • Service - Department/College/University/professional community is expected. Generally, 10% of workload.
  • Scholarship/Research activities are expected. Generally, 30% of workload at a minimum.
Other responsibilities include:
  • Participating in Program development activities
  • Dissertation/thesis supervision
  • Experience working with diverse communities
  • Working collegially with colleagues
Required Qualifications
An earned Doctorate in a computing discipline, such as Information Technology, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Systems, Cybersecurity, etc., or the foreign equivalent is required.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Teaching experience
  • Experience teaching on-line or hybrid courses
  • Evidence of scholarship activities
  • Experience working with diverse communities
  • Prior success in obtaining extramural funding
Required Documents to Attach
  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts Due Upon Hire)
Apply Before Date
This position is open until filled.

Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Dr. Ying Xie, Committee Chair, at

For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at 877-251-2644, or by email at

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Background Check
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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