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Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Business Analytics (Cybersecurity)

Hofstra University
Hempstead, New York

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The Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics (IS/BAN) of the Frank G. Zarb School of Business at Hofstra University invites applications for an anticipated tenure-track assistant professor starting in September 2022 focused on Cybersecurity.

The IS/BAN Department offers BBA/MBA/MS Programs in information systems, cybersecurity, and business analytics. Our newly renovated classroom space is home to Hofstra University’s Cybersecurity Innovation and Research Center.  This facility opened in 2019 as a joint project of the Frank G. Zarb School of Business and the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science. The Center is a 1,000-square-foot facility equipped with AI-powered gamification learning systems and cutting-edge security devices. It supports hands-on labs and research for students and faculty, and creates partnerships with companies for projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The position requires an earned doctorate (or ABD) in MIS/IS/CS or a closely related field with research focus in cybersecurity. A successful applicant is expected primarily to teach classes in computer networks, cybersecurity technologies and strategies, information privacy and regulation, and digital forensics. In addition to a specialty in cybersecurity, the ability and expertise to teach in at least one of the following areas is preferred: application development, business analytics, systems analysis and design, artificial intelligence, and/or blockchain. The successful candidate should also show evidence or potential of performing high-impact scholarly activities in the aforementioned areas by publishing.   

Minimum Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate (or ABD) in MIS/IS/CS, or a closely related field
  • Ability to publish in peer-reviewed journals
  • Evidence or potential for effective teaching in the classroom and online with excellent communication skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • A strong desire to work in a collaborative environment, support our students through the mentoring process, andservethe Hofstra community.
  • Experience in security industry is desired.
  • Security certificate (i.e., CCISP or Cisco Security) is a plus.

Applications Applications should include all of the following: (a) cover letter; (b) curriculum vitae; (c) a copy of academic transcripts; (d) two samples of publications; (e) teaching evaluations, if any; and (f) contact information of three references. We request ONLY email submissions with the subject line: Tenure-track Faculty Position. Please send application materials to Dr. Hak J. Kim ([email protected]).

Review of applications will begin immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.


Working at Hofstra University

Hofstra University is a dynamic private university where students will benefit from large-university resources and thrive within a small college atmosphere.  At Hofstra, students can choose from 155 undergraduate and 170 graduate program options within the Frank G. Zarb School of Business; Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs; School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts; School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra University and Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies at Hofstra University; Hofstra University Continuing Education; Honors College; Lawrence Herbert School of Communication; Maurice A. Deane School of Law; School of Education; School of Engineering and Applied Science; and School of Health Professions and Human Services. Students also benefit from small classes (student-to-faculty ratio of 13-to-1 and an average undergraduate class size of just 21 students), flexible schedules, and close proximity to the cultural and networking aspects of New York City.

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