Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Business Analytics (Two Positions)

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Hofstra University
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Hempstead, NY

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Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Business Analytics (Two Positions)School/Division:Frank G. Zarb School of BusinessOffice:Department of IS/BANFull-Time or Part-Time:Full-TimeAbout HofstraHofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.Description:The Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics (IS/BAN) of the Frank G. Zarb School of Business at Hofstra University invites applications for two anticipated tenure-track assistant professor positions starting in September 2022 – one focused on Business Analytics and Artificial Intelligence and the second on Cybersecurity Management and Privacy.

The IS/BAN Department offers BBA/MBA/MS Programs in information systems, cybersecurity, business analytics, and business operation & healthcare analytics. The Cybersecurity Innovation and Research Center 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.

The Business Analytics and Artificial Intelligence position requires an earned doctorate (or ABD) in Business Analytics, Statistics, MIS/IS/CS or a closely related field. A successful applicant is expected primarily to teach business analytics courses, such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, and analytical programming courses (Python and R).

The Cybersecurity Management and Policy 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.

The successful candidates should also show evidence or potential of performing high-impact scholarly activities in the aforementioned areas by publishing in the peer-reviewed journals and presenting at academic conferences.
Qualifications:Minimum Qualifications:
•An earned doctorate (or ABD) in Business Analytics, Statistics, MIS/IS/CS, or a closely related field from an AACSB accredited institution
•Demonstrated the ability to publish in respected peer-reviewed journals
•Demonstrated evidence or potential to teach online courses with excellent communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
•Experiences and/or certificates in analytics tools such as SAS, SPSS, SAP, Tableau, and CISCO are a plus.
•A strong desire to work in a collaborative environment, support our students through the mentoring process, and serve the Hofstra community.

Application Instructions:Applications should include all of the followings: (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 at [email protected]

Review of applications will begin immediately and continues until the positions are filled.
Voluntary Self-IdentificationAll applicants are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification formsDeadline:Open until filledDate Posted: 06/29/2021Posting Number: 210040

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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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