The College of Technology at the University of Houston is seeking to fill the position of Chair of the Department of Information Logistics and Technology (ILT). The Department serves 1,500 students in its three undergraduate programs: BS degrees in Computer Information Systems (CIS), Digital Media (DIGM), and Organizational Leadership & Supervision (OLS). The department also serves 60 graduate students in the Masters of Science in Information Systems Security (ISS) program. All programs are accredited by content-relevant external agencies. The National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security recognize the security program as a Center of Academic Excellence. The college is also preparing to offer a PhD program in the near future. The department currently has over $2 million in research funding from a diverse set of sources including NSF, DOE, NSA, DOL, and TxDOT. The College of Technology is the second largest college on campus with more than 6350 students. Additionally, University of Houston is a Carnegie-designated tier one public research university.
The successful candidate will have a Doctoral degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Computer Information Systems, Electrical/Computer Engineering, or a closely related field. Industrial experience is also highly desirable.
The hire will be made at the rank of Full Professor. The University of Houston is a Tier-One Research University and the applicant's record should reflect the level of research and academic maturity commensurate with this level of appointment. The successful candidate is expected to have an extensive funded research record and potential to develop interdisciplinary research partnerships. Furthermore, the chair is expected to have leadership and management skills to enhance excellence in scholarly activities, teaching, and service missions of the department.
Particular areas of interest include Big Data and Data Analytics; Information Systems Security; Computing System Infrastructures; and Programming Languages.
Additional information about the Department is available at http://www.uh.edu/technology/departments/ilt/
For more information or questions, please contact Dr. Heidar Malki, chair of the search committee, at email@example.com.
To apply, candidates must submit their complete application packet here: http://jobs.uh.edu/postings/32662. The application packet includes curriculum vitae, personal statement, a list of three references, and unofficial transcripts.
The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The department is seeking outstanding candidates with the potential for exceptional research, excellence in teaching, and a clear commitment to enhancing the diversity of the faculty, graduate, and undergraduate student population. The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.
Ph.D in Computer Science, Information Science, Computer Information Systems, Electrical/Computer Engineering, or a closely related field.
Special Instructions to the Applicant:
Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of final candidate.
All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.
Founded in 1927, the University of Houston is the leading public research university in the vibrant international city of Houston. Each year, we educate more than 40,750 students in more than 300 undergraduate and graduate academic programs, on campus and online. UH awards more than 8,000 degrees annually, with more than 200,000 alumni. UH is a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university.