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Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity

Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY

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Professional Fields, Business & Management
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Position Title:

Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity

Position Number:



School of Business


Information Systems and Business Analytics

Full-Time or Part-Time:



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 professors, starting in September 2023: one focused on Business Analytics & Artificial Intelligence and the second in Cybersecurity Management and Policy.The IS/BAN Department offers BBA/MBA/MS Programs in information systems, cybersecurity, business analytics, and business operations & healthcare analytics. The Cybersecurity Innovation and Research Center, opened in 2019, is 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. Students in the IS/BAN Department have the ability to engage in hands-on labs and research opportunities.

1) Business Analytics and Artificial Intelligence PositionThis position requires an earned doctorate (or ABD) in Business Analytics, Management Science, Statistics, MIS, or a closely related field with research focus in business analytics and artificial intelligence areas. The successful candidate will be able to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate level in business analytics and artificial intelligence, such as database, data mining, programming, machine learning, deep enforcement learning, data visualization, healthcare analytics, and sports management analytics. Candidates are expected to have proficiency in multiple software packages (e.g., Java, R, Python, SAS, SPSS, Tableau, etc.).

2) Cybersecurity Management and Policy PositionThis position requires an earned doctorate (or ABD) in MIS/IS/CS or a closely related field with research focus in cybersecurity areas. The successful candidate will be able to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate level in cybersecurity areas, such as information and network security, ethical hacking, IT risk management, IT security auditing, digital forensics, and security policy/regulation, as well as engage with industry professionals and a broad range of stakeholders.

The successful candidates will perform scholarly research leading to publications in the area(s) of specialization as required for tenure, and will be expected to provide services to the university and community, profession, and other services/duties as assigned by the department chair. The candidates should have a strong desire to work in a collaborative environment, support our students through the mentoring process, and serve the Hofstra community.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate (or ABD) in the area(s) of specialization from an AACSB accredited (or equivalent) institution
  • Demonstrated track record or potential for teaching excellence, scholarly research, and publication in peer reviewed journals
  • Demonstrated evidence or potential to teach online courses with excellent communication skills
  • Successful candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in an educational environment

Application Instructions:
In addition to this application please upload: (a) cover letter with salary requirement; (b) curriculum vitae; © a copy of academic transcripts; (d) two samples of publications; (e) teaching evaluations, if any; and (f) contact information of three references.
Review of applications will begin in September 2022 and continues until the position is filled.

Preferred Quals Summary:

  • Relevant industry experience
  • Certificates in analytics (e.g., SAS, Google Data Analytics, Tableau) or in security (e.g., CCISP, Cisco CCNA Security, CISA, etc.) are a plus.


Open until filled

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EEO Statement:

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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