Assistant Professor - Computer Information Systems - (FAC002134)
: H0137 Info & Logistics Technology
Commensurate with experience
The Computer Information Systems (CIS) program in the Information and
Logistics Technology (ILT) Department is seeking applicants for a full-time,
nine-month academic year, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant
The anticipated start date for the position is September 1, 2022.
The College of Technology is the fourth largest college at the University of
Houston, and one of the fastest growing. As a Carnegie-designated Tier One
public research university, we are looking for highly dedicated scholars,
researchers, and teachers to help us create and prepare the talent for the
future's technologists, engineers, scientists, and business leaders for a
lifetime career of innovation, economic development, and workforce creation.
The successful candidate will have the background to successfully establish
and/or sustain a funded research record that meets the requirements for tenure
at the University of Houston. In addition, the successful candidate will have
a passion for teaching and mentoring students and be committed to student
success. 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
Academic responsibilities include: conducting funded research; teaching and
developing undergraduate and graduate courses; assisting in the development of
undergraduate and graduate programs; and providing program, departmental,
college, and university service.
As part of the application process, please include a curriculum vitae,
teaching philosophy or statement and research statement.
The CIS program is accredited by the Computing Accrediting Commission of ABET
and focuses on computing technologies to solve business problems. The Master's
degree in cybersecurity program is recognized by the NSA and DHS as an
Academic Center of Excellence in Cyberdefense Education. The program, with 13
full-time faculty has doubled to over 1,150 majors in the past five years and
is currently the largest undergraduate program in the College of Technology
and is among the top three in enrollment at University of Houston. Graduates
enjoy immediate recognition by industry in career paths that include software
systems development and administration, database administration, cybersecurity
analyst, e-commerce, and network administration. Graduates of the CIS program
can also elect to pursue the MS in Cybersecurity in the department or other
relevant graduate degrees at the University of Houston. The faculty is working
on developing an undergraduate track, certificate, and graduate degree in the
Data Science area within the next 1-3 years. Additional information about the
programs in ILT is available at: https:// uh.edu/technology/departments/ilt/
The University of Houston is one of the most diverse research universities in
the nation serving one of the most diverse metropolitan areas in the nation.
As such, the University of Houston values a faculty comprised of a diverse
community of scholars and teachers. Houston is a major metropolitan area with
a robust economy, excellent schools, the Texas Medical Center, and exciting
cultural diversity. The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of
dual career couples.
The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are
encouraged to apply.
Candidates must possess outstanding academic credentials that clearly
demonstrate the ability to conduct independent and successful research, teach
relevant undergraduate and graduate courses, and work with faculty and staff
to maintain ABET accreditation. Expected is an earned doctoral degree in an
area of study related to applied information systems or cybersecurity.
The successful candidate must have experience in one or more of these content
Cybersecurity of cyber-physical systems
Infrastructure (Dev Ops and Cloud Computing)
Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty
appointment and will be requested upon selection of the final candidate. All
positions at the university are security sensitive and will require a criminal
Required Attachments by Candidate: Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy or
Statement, Research Statement
: Nov 23, 2021, 5:52:35 AM