Executive Director (Candidate may be extended a faculty appointment based on experience)

The University of Texas at San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas
commensurate with experience
September 20 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Executive Director

(Candidate may be extended a faculty appointment based on experience)

Successful candidates will have an earned Doctorate degree (Ph.D.), publications, and demonstrated research competencies and capabilities commensurate with appointment levels in applicable departments.  Candidates should have 10 years of extensive leadership and/or senior managerial experience and expertise in areas such as Cloud/Edge/Fog Computing, Big Data Analytics, Cloud Security, HPC, both Public and Private Cloud Architecture, Federated Cloud, and other emerging technologies such as serverless computing and cloud functions and containers and container management, such as Kubernetes, Software-Defined Networking, and Network Functions Virtualization. The prospective candidate must be eligible for national security clearances. 

List of Desired Attributes:

  1. Develop and maintain an externally funded research program (individual and collaborative). 
  2. Actively lead efforts to engage public-private partnerships. 
  3. Develop internship opportunities with both public and private sectors for a pipeline of cloud graduates.
  4. Develop research and experiential education opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students.
  5. Act as a catalyst to seek out opportunities and differentiate UTSA as an academic leader in cloud computing.
  6. Communicate efficiently with institutional and external partners and collaborators.

Details/To apply: http://opencloud.utsa.edu/job-opportunities/

Position open until filled

Tenure is contingent upon the Board of Regents approval.  Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the U.S. by the time of hire. UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

For general questions or additional information, please contact: Bernard Arulanandam, Interim Vice President for Research, Economic Development & Knowledge Enterprise at Bernard.Arulanandam@utsa.edu or 210-458-8176.