Instructional Assistant Professor – Cybersecurity

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Job No: 510474
Work Type: On Campus
Location: Normal, Illinois

Title: Instructional Assistant Professor – Cybersecurity

Employee Classification: Instructional Asst Professor

Division Name: Academic Affairs

College/Unit: College or Applied Science and Technology

Department: School of Information Technology

Campus Location: Normal, IL

General Summary

To be considered, applicants must hold a Master’s degree (PhD preferred) in Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Technology, or a closely related field. Candidates are expected to demonstrate the potential to teach in cybersecurity. Candidates must be able to demonstrate oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position, as mandated by state law.

Special consideration will be given to candidates who can teach secure operating systems and/or server management. Candidates with a research interest in cybersecurity and a demonstrated ability to publish in this area will also be given special consideration.

Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate/graduate courses and provide service to the University, College, School, profession and community.

Salary, Rank, and Tenure: Salary is commensurate with professional experience and preparation. This is a non-tenure track, nine-month position with the possibility for summer employment.

Additional Information

The School: The School of Information Technology (it.illinoisstate.edu) is one of eight units in the College of Applied Science and Technology. The School offers undergraduate majors in Computer Science (CS), Cybersecurity, Information Systems (IS), and Network and Telecommunications Management and a Master of Science in Information Systems. The undergraduate CS and IS programs are accredited by ABET. The School has approximately 800 undergraduate and 70 graduate students and 21 full-time faculty.

Illinois State University and the College of Applied Science and Technology: Illinois State University, founded in 1857, is the oldest public university in Illinois. There are approximately 21,000 students in the six colleges of Illinois State University. Illinois State University (http://www.illinoisstate.edu) is committed to fostering a small-college atmosphere with large-university opportunities. The Chronicle of Higher Education has named the university as a "Great College to Work For" for the fourth consecutive year. Visit http://illinoisstate.edu/pointsofpride/ for more achievements. The College of Applied Science and Technology (http://www.cast.ilstu.edu) is home to a variety of disciplines, which include: Department of Agriculture, Department of Criminal Justice Sciences, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Department of Health Sciences, School of Information Technology, School of Kinesiology and Recreation, Department of Military Science and Department of Technology.

Bloomington-Normal Community: Illinois State University is located in the growing twin cities of Bloomington and Normal, with a population of approximately 167,000 in the greater metro area and conveniently located about three hours from Indianapolis, two hours from both Chicago and St. Louis and an hour from Peoria, Champaign-Urbana, Decatur, and Springfield, many of which are accessible by Amtrak Train. The community is home to Illinois Wesleyan University, Lincoln College, Heartland Community College, St. Joseph Medical Center, Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Country Financial, and State Farm Insurance International Headquarters. The community has distinguished itself for its outstanding school systems and educational attainment, parks and recreation, health care, job growth, economic opportunity, and low crime. Business Insider ranked Normal tenth in Top College Towns in 2017. USA Today named it #3 of the Top 25 Small College Towns in America in 2016. In 2015 Google Economic Impact selected Bloomington as the Digital Capital of Illinois. For more information on our community, please visit (http://visitbn.org/).

Required Qualifications

1. A Master’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Technology, or a closely related field. Potential to teach in cybersecurity
3. Candidates must be able to demonstrate oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position, as mandated by state law.

Desired Qualifications

Work Hours

Mandatory Physical Requirements

Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:
1. Ability to effectively communicate on a daily basis.
2. Ability to conduct or attend meetings in various locations across campus.

Proposed Starting Date

8/16/2021

Salary Rate / Pay Rate

Salary is commensurate with professional experience and preparation.

Required Applicant Documents

Cover Letter
Reference List
Curriculum Vitae (C.V.)
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Research Agenda

PLEASE NOTE: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"

Optional Applicant Documents

Certification of Retirement Annuity

PLEASE NOTE: These documents may be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"

Special Instructions for Applicants

For full consideration, please complete a faculty employment application and attach (a) a cover letter, (b) curriculum vitae, (d) one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and (e) contact information for three references.

Please direct questions to Ms. Cris Embree ([email protected]).

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at 309-438-3383.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.

Contact Information for Applicants

School of Information Technology:
Ms. Cris Embree
[email protected]

Human Resources:
Clay Gruenwald
[email protected]

Important Information for Applicants

If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.

Application Opened: 11/16/2020 03:15 PM CST
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