Posting Number: F00691P
The ETSU Department of Computing seeks new faculty members for the BlueSky Tennessee Institute (BlueSky), an ETSU off-campus instructional site located at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee headquarters in Chattanooga, TN. BlueSky is a unique partnership that pairs workforce development with an accelerated Bachelor of Science in Computing, with a concentration in Information Systems and an emphasis on Health Systems Security and Analytics. The faculty members will reside and work in Chattanooga, TN.
Chattanooga, the Scenic City, is located along the beautiful Tennessee River as it turns to the north, winding around the base of Lookout Mountain. Situated within 150 miles of Atlanta, Knoxville, Nashville, Huntsville, and Birmingham, Chattanooga is easily accessible by car or plane. It has numerous outdoor recreation options, sporting events, a vibrant arts and theater scene, and many wonderful restaurants. The area boasts excellent educational options, with several public, magnet, private, and parochial schools.
Depending on the experience and credentials of the candidate, the appointment will be made as a tenure-track assistant professor or a non-tenure-track professor of practice.
Ideal candidates will possess a passion for teaching undergraduate students a broad range of Computing subjects. In addition, all candidates must be willing to participate in service and outreach activities that support the Department of Computing and BlueSky. Faculty hired in a tenure-track assistant professor position must conduct research as part of their contract.
The position is contingent upon sufficient funding. Salary is based on qualifications and experience.
ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. The successful candidate(s) should demonstrate commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Disclaimer: The Job Summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals in this classification. It is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Management reserves the right to revise the job or require different tasks to be performed as assigned to reflect changes in the position. Employees must be able to perform the position's essential functions satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations.
Job Category: Faculty
Candidates must have one of the following by the start date to be eligible for the position:
- For professor of practice candidates: a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, Cybersecurity, or a related field and at least ten years of Computing-related work experience.
- For assistant professor candidates: a Doctorate in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, Cybersecurity, or a related field, to be completed by August 15, 2023.
All candidates must:
- Show evidence of good written and oral English skills
- Be able to begin work in July 2023