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Assistant/Associate Professor in Cybersecurity

Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY

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Professional Fields, Business & Management
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Tenured & Tenure-Track
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Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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About Hofstra:

At Hofstra University, intellectual curiosity is not just aspirational – it is central to how we engage on a daily basis. Hofstra faculty work within a diverse scholarly community committed to student success, intellectual discovery, free inquiry, inclusivity, and collaboration.
Enrolling more than 10,000 students, Hofstra offers students an array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs spanning the arts, humanities, sciences, business, engineering, law, health care, communications, and more.
Our accomplished faculty collaborate with students to explore interdisciplinary questions and produce innovative research that lays the foundation for future personal and professional success. With a beautiful campus in Hempstead, NY, Hofstra’s location seamlessly merges the tranquility of coastal suburban living with the boundless opportunities of nearby New York City.
Hofstra University seeks candidates who will contribute to a supportive climate for students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply.

Position Title:

Assistant/Associate Professor in Cybersecurity

Position Number:



School of Business


Information Systems and Business Analytics

Full-Time or Part-Time:



The Frank G. Zarb School of Business is pleased to invite applications for an anticipated tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics (IS/BAN) at Hofstra University. The IS/BAN Department welcomes applications in Cybersecurity.Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Teach core courses in cybersecurity, such as data communications, network and information security fundamentals, ethical hacking and defense strategies, information privacy and regulation, IT risk management, cybersecurity for business, and digital forensics.
  • The successful candidate should 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.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by department and school, such as committee(s) and student orientation.


  • An earned doctorate (or ABD) in 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
  • Successful candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in an educational environment

Preferred Quals Summary:

  • Industry experiences and/or security certificates (i.e., CISSP, CISA, CCNA/CCNP/CCIE Security) are a plus.
  • A strong desire to work in a collaborative environment, support our students through the mentoring process, and serve the Hofstra community.

Special Instructions:

Please upload the following with your application for consideration:

  • Cover letter with salary requirement
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Evidence of effectiveness as an educator
  • Two samples of publications
  • Address and phone number of three references

All applications received by September 15, 2023 will receive full consideration. Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Hak J. Kim (


Open until filled

Tenure Track:


Date Posted:


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.

Salary/Salary Range:



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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