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Job ID: 102941

Assistant Professor
Oregon Tech

Date Posted Jan. 29, 2018
Title Assistant Professor
University Oregon Tech
Department Management
Application Deadline Open Until Filled
Position Start Date September 2018

  • Jan. 29, 2018
 
 
  • Open Until Filled
  • September 2018
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  • Assistant Professor
  • Technology & Information Management
 
 
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The Management Department’s technology-infused degrees empower students through innovative, hands-on, and multi-disciplinary learning experiences. With degree programs in Business, Health Care Management, Health Informatics, Information Technology, Operations Management, and Technology and Management, we are committed to developing future business leaders who are exceptionally well-qualified to manage in a rapidly evolving, global workplace. Therefore, we invite applications for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-eligible appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Information Technology to begin in September 2018, or as negotiated at the Klamath Falls, OR campus. Oregon Tech offers competitive salaries with excellent benefits including comprehensive healthcare, a generous retirement and vacation package, and reduced tuition benefit.

We are seeking a motivated, collaborative colleague with a passion for teaching in a small class environment and are particularly interested in candidates who are interested in building academic programs, engaging with industry, and supporting student recruitment and retention through meaningful relationship-building with employers. Successful candidates will have a strong commitment to supporting student success, dedication to high-quality undergraduate instruction with a hands-on emphasis, and demonstrate a commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful candidate’s primary teaching responsibilities will include all levels of networking and cyber security instruction, both in the classroom and online. This position will build curriculum and labs in support of Oregon Tech’s networking and cyber security programming, work with local economic development efforts to identify initiatives and grow technology infrastructure within the local community, and establish industry relationships in support of student projects and internship experiences.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Master’s degree in Cyber Security, Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related discipline.
  • Evidence of prior teaching in higher education in networking and/or cyber security OR five years’ relevant industry experience in applying a systems development methodology to technology projects.

Preferred:

  • PhD

MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT:

It is the Department of Management’s vision to empower students through innovative, hands-on, and multi-disciplinary learning experiences. With degree programs in Business, Health Care Management, Health Informatics, Information Technology, Operations Management, and Technology and Management, we are committed to developing future business leaders who are exceptionally well-qualified to manage in a rapidly evolving, global workplace. For more information, visit: http://www.oit.edu/academics/engineering-technology-management/management.

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, TECHNOLOGY, AND MANAGEMENT

The College of Engineering, Technology, and Management (ETM) is a multidisciplinary college offering degree programs at multiple locations within the Pacific Northwest. ETM is an expansive and diverse college that includes 11 academic units which develop leading professions who utilize scientific application to advance business and industry innovation. Our mission is to provide leadership in discovering, accessing, and disseminating knowledge that contributes to the advancement of engineering and management practices. ETM’s faculty and staff embraces the opportunity to fulfill Oregon Tech’s mission of providing hands-on education for real-world achievement, utilizing innovative approaches to teaching and learning, and delivering progressive extension programs that synergistically generate outcomes that enhance companies’ competitiveness. ETM’s success evident the fact that 90 percent of graduates are employed or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduating. For more information, visit: http://www.oit.edu/etm.

OREGON TECH:

Oregon Tech is an institution founded on the principles of excellence through hands-on knowledge. We believe in giving students a rigorous, practical education while applying cutting-edge concepts for real-world solutions. As the Pacific Northwest’s premier public institute of technology, we take pride in our mission to deliver technology education. We continually partner with industry leaders to ensure that our programs and classes are at the top of the board with adapting to new technology and preparing students for workforce demands.

We also attribute this to our dedicated professors, who provide personalized attention and are genuinely invested in their students’ learning. A total enrollment of about 5,200 allows for an intimate campus environment distinguished by small classes and a student-to-faculty ratio of 20:1. This personal approach provides many benefits of a prestigious private education at a public price. To learn more about Oregon Tech, visit: http://www.oit.edu/.

LIFE IN THE KLAMATH BASIN:

The main, residential campus is located in Klamath Falls in beautiful Southern Oregon nestled on the eastern slope of the Cascade Mountains. The 190-acre campus offers spectacular views of Upper Klamath Lake, pine-studded knolls and snow-capped peaks from nearly every building. Klamath Falls, a city of about 20,000 residents (45,000 in urban growth area), is located in south-central Oregon, about 20 miles from the California border. Known as Oregon’s "City of Sunshine," Klamath Falls enjoys about 300 days of blue skies each year.

According to National Geographic’s "50 Best Places to Live" list, Klamath Falls ranks No. 10. With median home prices at $156,000 and an abundance of majestic views and waterfront property, coupled with mountain fresh air, we couldn’t agree more that Klamath Falls is an ideal place to live. To learn more about the Klamath Basin community, visit – http://www.meetmeinklamath.com.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Initial review of applications will begin on March 19, 2018. Therefore, at the discretion of Oregon Tech, materials received after March 19, 2018 may not receive full consideration. To apply, go to Oregon Tech applicant portal at https://jobs.oit.edu/, complete the online application and submit a (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, and (3) copy of your teaching philosophy.

Please contact, Jeff Dickson, Search Committee Chair, at jeff.dicksno@oit.edu, 541-885-1857 for questions about this position. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.


  • Oregon Tech is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring, or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion or creed, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis in law.

    Oregon Tech is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Office of Human Resources at 541-885-1028 or oithr@oit.edu.


 
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    Oregon Tech
    3201 Campus Dr
    Klamath Falls, OR 97601
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  • 541.885.1120
  • oithr@oit.edu
 

 

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