Chair, Department of Information Technology & Management


  • Professional
  • Chicago, IL
  • Posted 2 months ago
  • Expires on: May 31, 2024

Illinois Institute of Technology
College of Computing

Illinois Institute of Technology (Illinois Tech) seeks a dynamic individual to lead its Department of Information Technology and Management beginning in the 2024-2025 academic year.  The successful candidate will demonstrate outstanding skills in leadership, teaching, and research, and will apply those skills to lead departmental strategic planning; support faculty growth; expand research programs; and promote an innovative educational experience for a diverse student body.  Requirements include a terminal degree and the current academic rank of full professor (preferred) or associate professor with tenure; candidates with outstanding academic and research experience but who currently work in a non-academic environment in a position with substantial leadership experience are also encouraged to apply.  A distinguished record of research (supported by a strong publication record and substantial external funding); excellent communication skills; and outstanding teaching experience are required. A solid grasp of technical knowledge as well as business application, a track record of leading major information technology projects to success in a diverse and inclusive setting, and integration of information technology in an enterprise environment is essential. The chair will also be appointed a faculty member in the department at a level and salary commensurate with experience.

Applications are currently being accepted, and should include a cover letter addressing the candidate’s leadership experience, desire to lead this department and commitment to equity and inclusion in education and research, a curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, and contact information for at least four references, to https://iit7.peopleadmin.com/postings/10227. Applicants should also have an accurate, current, and complete profile on linkedin.com. Completed applications received by March 31, 2024, will receive priority consideration. For more details of the position, please check the application link above.

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