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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: 250474
Location: Marietta, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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. 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. 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 seeks to be recognized as a collaborative and collegial group of scholars who value excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. The department seeks to be recognized as active in campus leadership and successful in research activities and funding activities involving both undergraduate and graduate students.

The department has over 26 full-time faculty members. The department 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 and two cybersecurity degrees - BS Cyber, and MS Cyber (jointly with the Coles college of Business and the department of Criminal Justice). The department has over 20 full-time faculty members. There are 700+ students majoring in IT undergraduate programs and 300+ students in IT graduate programs. The department participates in the college-wide PhD in CS program, and the department faculty can mentor PhD students in two PhD programs in the college: PhD in CS and PhD in Analytics and Data Science. The department is a unit within the College of Computing and Software Engineering and is located on the Marietta campus. For more information, visit .

Job Summary

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor of Information Technology faculty position in the Department of Information Technology that begins August 2023.

  • Nine-month position with optional summer
  • Teaching expectations include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in Information Technology. Generally, 40%-60% of workload.
  • Scholarship/External grant activities are expected. Generally, 30% - 50% of workload.
  • Service - Department/College/University/professional community is expected. Generally, 10% of workload.
  • Participating in program development activities
  • Dissertation/thesis supervision
  • Working with diverse communities
  • Working collegially with colleagues
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, Information Systems, Cybersecurity, Data Science, etc. is required.

Required Documents to Attach
  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Research statement and plan
  4. Statement of teaching philosophy
  5. Unofficial Transcripts and/or international equivalency evaluations (Official Transcripts and Official International Evaluations Due Upon Hire)
Apply Before Date

For full consideration, please apply by January 22, 2023. This position is open until filled.

Contact Information

For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Dr. Ming Yang, Search Committee Chair,

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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