Assistant Professor of Information Security and Assurance

Job description

Assistant Professor of Information Security and Assurance

Job ID: 221869
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Department Information
Michael J. Coles College of Business is fully accredited by AACSB-International. The Department of Information Systems and Security consists of 30+ full-time faculty members. Our department offers undergraduate BBA degrees in Information Systems, Information Security and Assurance, and supports the BS and MS in Cybersecurity. At the graduate level, the department offers MS in Information Systems, MS in Healthcare Management and Informatics, and a Ph.D. program. For more information related to the college and department, please visit our website at

Job Summary
The Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor of Information Security and Assurance faculty position in the Department of Information Systems and Security that begins August 2021. The department strongly encourages diverse candidates.

Responsibilities for this position include teaching courses at the undergraduate level in Information security and Assurance (e.g., security script programming, client and server systems security, network security etc.), research and scholarship in the area of expertise, and professional service to the Department, College, and University as required.

Responsibilities will include a 3/3 teaching load, scholarship, and service in the area of Information Security and Assurance. The load can be reduced based on research publications productivity.

Required Qualifications
An earned doctorate, or its foreign equivalent, in Information Security, Information Systems or closely related area is required.

Preferred Qualifications
Applicants with an earned doctorate from an AACSB accredited college/school and a record of research accomplishments, teaching experience, and collegiality will be given preference.

Required Documents to Attach

  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Research Philosophy
  5. Teaching evaluations
  6. Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts Due Upon Hire)

Apply Before Date
For guaranteed consideration please submit application before January 22, 2021. Position will remain open until filled.

Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Dr. Humayun Zafar ([email protected]).

For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at [email protected]. For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at 877-251-2644, or by email at [email protected].

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

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Job No:
Posted: 2/11/2021
Application Due: 2/11/2033
Work Type: Full Time