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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Computer Information Systems, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL

The Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Computer Information Systems is responsible for facilitating student comprehension and application of concepts, skills, and behaviors that contribute to the development of mature, able and responsible members of society. This position exists to provide educational services to traditional and non-traditional students during the day or evening.

Essential Functions:
  • Responsible for effective teaching of graduate and undergraduate Computer Science, and/or Computer Information Systems courses from introduction to advanced levels. 
  • Plans and employs a variety of appropriate instructional/learning strategies and activities which are compatible with the physical facility but serves the needs and capabilities of the students.
  • Develops and implements a program of instruction that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students and is consistent with the university, SACS, and ABET accreditation, and state of Alabama study and curriculum guides.
  • Assesses student's abilities as related to desired educational goals and objectives, in order to maximize student achievement.
  • Manages the behaviors of learners in the online classroom environment and utilize state-of-the-art technologies to enhance content delivery, in order to provide a general environment conducive to the learning process. 
  • Communicates continually to students (either in writing or verbally) in regards to instructional expectations, student progress or lack of progress.
  • Actively participates in and works with university personnel in planning effective instructional goals, objectives, methods and curriculum. 
  • Exhibits a commitment and ability to conduct scholarly activities and engage in professional, university, and community service. 
  • Participates in professional growth and development activities including staff meetings, and in-service and staff development activities as required or assigned.
  • Assists in the documentation of student progress by efficiently maintaining and submitting appropriate records and reports. 
  • Ensures that the classroom or instructional environment is healthful and safe and generally conducive to learning.
  • Agrees to participate in extra-curricular activities as requested by the head of the department or Dean of the school, including service on committees.
  • Serves on various committees. 
  • Participates and belongs to educational/professional associations (within concentration) and participates in their activities.
  • Registers student attendance in accordance with JSU policy.
  • Effectively serves as advisor and mentor for Computer Science and/or Computer Information Systems majors. 
  • Fulfill faculty responsibilities as stated by institutional and departmental policy and by administration.
  • Defines, conducts, and publishes sustained inquiry in one or more areas of Computer Information Systems or Management information Systems. This includes, but is not limited to, publication in refereed journals, presentation at professional meetings, submission of research proposals for grants, presentation to faculty groups, and/or development of new curricula, teaching methods, or program.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the department head.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
  • Doctorate in Information Systems, Computer Information Systems or Management Information Systems or ABD with completion date prior to start of employment
  • Rank and salary are contingent upon qualifications, experience and needs of the university.
  • In the event that this tenure-track position is not filled as tenure-track, applicants may be considered for a temporary or visiting position for one year.
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