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Job ID: 122354

Arizona State University

Date Posted Apr. 22, 2019
University Arizona State University
Mesa, AZ, United States
Department Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Fall 2019
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Computer Engineering
    Computer Science

Arizona State University
Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
The Polytechnic School
Lecturers in Information Technology
Location: Arizona State University – Polytechnic Campus

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU) and The Polytechnic School (TPS) seeks dynamic, creative, and talented individuals to fill faculty positions at the rank of Lecturer in the Information Technology (IT) program. This is a non-tenure track appointment with a fixed term academic year contract at The Polytechnic School, located on the Polytechnic Campus, and beginning in fall 2019.

The IT program is housed on the Polytechnic Campus and resides in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. The IT program curriculum is a unique program using a professional practice model, with integrated, active learning strategies, incorporating increasing levels of difficulty. The program offers a Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science in Information Technology.

The new IT faculty members will be expected to contribute to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching (both online and face-to-face) in one or more of the following IT disciplines:

  • Cybersecurity: information security & privacy, digital networking and network security, security management, cybersecurity laws, cybersecurity operations, network forensics, network defense and countermeasures, penetration testing, reverse engineering, database security/auditing, and malware analysis & risk management.
  • Big data and data management: In-depth knowledge about Hadoop Architecture and HDFS including YARN, Expertise in writing and Hands on knowledge of Pig Latin Scripts and HiveQL, Proven Knowledge of workflow/ schedulers: Oozie, Ability to deal with Data Loading tools: Flume and SqoopHive, Knowledge of MapReduce, HBase, NoSQL databases such as MongoDB and Couch-base, and Spark and Scala.
  • Network systems architecture: Develop and design undergraduate course work for Network systems administration and systems architecture engaging in procedures, program assessment, and service to the Department, specializing in windows platform, Visual Studio, domains using active directory VM configuration.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned MS in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Science Education, or a closely related field
  • Academic background commensurate with teaching courses in one or more of the subject areas listed above

Desired Qualifications:

  • PhD in a related area
  • Relevant academic experience; including teaching one or more of the IT relevant subject areas. Teaching experience to include both on campus and on-line interactions that incorporate lecture and instructional-based labs and activities integrated into course material. Working with students in developing a Capstone development project that demonstrates acquired knowledge during his/her course of instruction. Course development: experience in developing new courses or modifying courses for on-line delivery; including creating relevant labs and activities that can be completed by both on campus and on-line students
  • Relevant industry experience: Background in working in industry in one of the related IT disciplines

Review of applications will begin June 3, 2019; if not filled, reviews will occur on the 1st and 15th of each month thereafter until the search is closed. To apply, visit and select "apply now" next to the corresponding position. Candidates will be asked to create or use an existing Interfolio Dossier to submit the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching statement including evidence of excellence in instruction and/or curriculum development (limited to two pages)
  • Contact information for three references

For additional information regarding position specifics, please contact the search committee chair, Mehdi Sookhak, via email at

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. Please see ASU’s full non-discrimination statement (ACD 401) at and ASU’s Title IX policy can be located at

  • Arizona State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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