Teaching Faculty Positions Open in Information Technology and Management

The Departments of Information Technology and Management at Illinois Institute of Technology invite applications for full-time, non-tenure-track teaching faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor ranks to begin August 2023. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate courses in information technology and management respectively, both for majors and for non-majors.

Candidates must have an M.S. or Ph.D. in a relevant field and preferably at least two years of teaching experience.

Successful candidates will have experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching and developing instructional materials. The selected candidate’s faculty appointment title will be determined by the hiring department, in its sole discretion, and be commensurate with the candidate’s experience. Candidates should possess demonstrated expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Cybersecurity including network/operating system security technologies, steganography, penetration testing, digital forensic analysis, cryptography, cybersecurity frameworks, and cybersecurity team competitions.
  • Application and Software Development including languages such as Java and Python, APIs, frameworks, secure coding, IDEs, version control, and programming curriculum management.
  • Web Development including responsive web design, design concepts, JavaScript, jQuery, HCI, testing, AJAX, JSON, ARIA, SVG, the MEAN stack, full-stack frameworks/development, Web RTC, and Web APIs.
  • IT Entrepreneurship and Innovation focusing on the business applications of information technology and cybersecurity with proven knowledge and abilities in business innovation and information technology entrepreneurship.

The Department of Information Technology and Management offers Bachelor’s, Bachelor of Science, Master’s, and Master of Science degrees in information technology and applied cybersecurity / digital forensics—with multiple specializations covering both technical and management topics—and has as many as 600 students in the department.

Bachelor’s degrees in the Department of Information Technology and Management are accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org, and Illinois Tech has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.

The Department of Information Technology and Management is part of the fast-growing College of Computing, which also has growing partnerships with Chicago’s burgeoning tech community and our local communities of Bronzeville and Bridgeport.

Illinois Tech is a private Ph.D.-granting research university with world-renowned programs in engineering, architecture, the sciences, humanities and social sciences, psychology, business, law, and design. The main campus is located three miles from downtown Chicago with full access to all the business, culinary, cultural, entertainment and recreational activities that one of the nation’s top urban centers has to offer. Founded in 1890, Illinois Tech was built on the promise to provide access to higher education for students from all different backgrounds and to make a difference in the world through technology-oriented education. This guiding mission and purpose – where students, including those underrepresented in technology, could prepare for meaningful roles in a changing industrial society and achieve professional and economic advancement – remains just as relevant today. As such, diversity and inclusion are part of the day-to-day experience at Illinois Tech and a central component of its culture. Illinois Tech is home to a diverse and global student population, is committed to providing opportunities to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this position, especially those underrepresented in the field.

Application materials should include: a cover letter, resume or CV, teaching statement, and at least three professional references. Please address diversity, equality, and inclusion commitment in the cover letter. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be taken until all available positions are filled.

Please submit applications to the ITM Department Manager, Kayla Botica, at itm_search@iit.edu.

For questions regarding the positions or application, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Ray Trygstad, at trygstad@iit.edu.

Illinois Institute of Technology is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer dedicated to building a community of excellence, equity, inclusion and diversity. It is committed to fostering an inclusive environment and actively seeks applications from individuals of all backgrounds and identities regardless of race, color, sex, marital status, religion, national origin, disability, age, unfavorable discharge from the military, status as a protected veteran, sexual orientation including gender identity and expression, order of protection status, and/or genetic information.  All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment.