Assistant Professor position at Missouri State University with a focus on Information Technology and Cybersecurity

Join the Department of Information Technology and Cybersecurity at Missouri State University in the College of Business! We are currently seeking applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting August 14th, 2024. Qualified candidates should hold a Ph.D. from an AACSB accredited institution in Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or a related field. ABDs with expected completion by August 2024 will also be considered.

We are looking for individuals with a strong research potential and proven teaching abilities in areas such as Cybersecurity, System Hardening, Integration, Application Security, Quality Assurance, Cloud Computing, and other IT and cybersecurity topics. We value diversity and seek candidates who are committed to working in inclusive environments with students from diverse backgrounds.

The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering high-quality teaching and conducting research in one or more of the aforementioned areas. Teaching opportunities may include both graduate and undergraduate courses, offered online and in-person. Participation in departmental, college, and university service is also expected.

Located in Springfield, Missouri, the third-largest city in the state, Missouri State University offers a vibrant community with a low cost of living, pleasant climate, and ample recreational opportunities. Springfield is a bustling commercial and entertainment hub, home to major corporations like Bass Pro Shops, O’Reilly Automotive, and others. The university, accredited by AACSB, is known for emphasizing public affairs, ethical leadership, cultural competence, and community engagement in its academic programs.

Interested candidates can apply online at Applications must include a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three professional references. Review of applications will begin on April 2nd, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled.

Missouri State University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with diverse sexual orientations and gender identities. Employment will be subject to a university-funded criminal background check.

For more information, contact Dr. Xiang Guo, Search Committee Chair at 417-836-4131 or [email protected]. Join us in shaping the future of IT and cybersecurity education at Missouri State University!

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