Associate Professor-Cybersecurity

St. Louis
Nov 11, 2020
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Associate Professor-Cybersecurity
Location: St. Louis
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 34899
Hiring Department

Department of Information Systems and Technology

Tenure Track faculty appointment in Information Systems (Cybersecurity). Provide classroom instruction to undergraduate and graduate students in basic and advanced courses in Information Systems and Technology, including cybersecurity; conduct research in cybersecurity primarily in commercial IOT security applications, commercial cryptographic applications, business security processes, and related areas; and participate in service to the University, particularly in maintaining the NSA/DHS CAE-CDE designation and earning the ABET Cybersecurity designation, as well as facilitating student participation in cybersecurity competitions. Requires Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral level degree in Information Systems, Business Administration with focus in Information Systems, Computer Engineering or closely related field. Master's degree in above fields and Ph.D. ABD will be considered if close to completion. Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications. Contact Dinesh Mirchandani, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Information Systems and Technology, University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1 University Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63121. The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities Act employer. Women and members of minority groups under-represented in academia are especially encouraged to apply.

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Essential Duties & Responsibilities

• Conduct independent research in information systems, particularly in cybersecurity and related topics, including software assurance, networking, cloud and database technologies, IoT, and cyber analytics,
• Teach basic and advanced courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels,
• Provide professional and community service

Minimum Qualifications

This position requires the holder to have a Ph.D. or in Information Systems (or a related area) or to be close to completing a Ph.D. The candidate should a commitment to and an established track record of teaching and research excellence. The successful applicant will receive a competitive salary, benefits, and research support. The teaching load for this position is a minimum of four classes per year (2-2 load) as determined by the department chair.

Applicants should upload a letter of interest, a curriculum vita, 2 research papers (i.e. publications, papers presented at conferences or working papers), 3 letters of recommendation, a research statement, and teaching evaluations to The application and recommendations should address the research and teaching activities that define the candidate’s area(s) of expertise and interest. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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