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Job Title: Assistant Professor - Cybersecurity
Location: Normal, IL United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 08/17/2018
Expire Date: 10/17/2018
Job Categories: Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration
Job Description
Assistant Professor - Cybersecurity
Illinois State University and the School of Information Technology invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Cybersecurity, beginning August 16, 2019.
Qualifications: To be considered, applicants must hold a doctoral degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Technology, or a closely related field. Applicants with expected completion of the doctoral degree before May, 2020 will be considered. Candidates should demonstrate the potential to teach in information assurance and cybersecurity as well as other areas of computing. Candidates should demonstrate evidence of an established research program related to the technical, organizational, or human-centered dimensions of cybersecurity, or a closely related area and the potential to publish in high-quality outlets. Candidates must be able to demonstrate oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position, as mandated by state law.
Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate/graduate courses, develop a focused area of scholarly research, supervise graduate students, and provide service to the University, College, School, profession and community. We are particularly interested in applicants with a demonstrated interest in mentoring first-generation students and those from other traditionally under-represented groups.
Salary, Rank, and Tenure: Salary is commensurate with professional experience and preparation. This is a tenure-track, nine-month position with the possibility for summer employment.
Application Procedure: For full consideration, applicants must attach (a) a cover letter, (b) curriculum vitae, (c) one-page statement of research philosophy, (d) one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and (e) contact information for three references to posting number 0711010 via this link: https://www.jobs.ilstu.edu/. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled or withdrawn. Please direct questions to Ms. Cris Embree (cechris@ilstu.edu). Representatives from the School are available to answer questions at the AMCIS conference in New Orleans August 16-18, 2018, but will not be conducting interviews.

The School: The School of Information Technology (it.illinoisstate.edu) is one of eight units in the College of Applied Science and Technology. The School offers undergraduate majors in Computer Science (CS), Cybersecurity, Information Systems (IS), and Network and Telecommunications Management and a Master of Science in Information Systems. The undergraduate CS and IS programs are accredited by ABET. The School has approximately 700 undergraduate and 70 graduate students and 21 full-time faculty.

Illinois State University and the College of Applied Science and Technology: Illinois State University, founded in 1857, is the oldest public university in Illinois. There are approximately 21,000 students in the six colleges of Illinois State University. Illinois State University (http://www.illinoisstate.edu) is committed to fostering a small-college atmosphere with large-university opportunities. The Chronicle of Higher Education has named the university as a “Great College to Work For” for the fourth consecutive year. Visit http://illinoisstate.edu/pointsofpride/ for more achievements. The College of Applied Science and Technology (http://www.cast.ilstu.edu) is home to a variety of disciplines, which include: Department of Agriculture, Department of Criminal Justice Sciences, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Department of Health Sciences, School of Information Technology, School of Kinesiology and Recreation, Department of Military Science and Department of Technology.

Bloomington-Normal Community: Illinois State University is located in the growing twin cities of Bloomington and Normal, with a population of approximately 167,000 in the greater metro area and conveniently located about three hours from Indianapolis, two hours from both Chicago and St. Louis and an hour from Peoria, Champaign-Urbana, Decatur, and Springfield, many of which are accessible by Amtrak Train. The community is home to Illinois Wesleyan University, Lincoln College, Heartland Community College, St. Joseph Medical Center, Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Country Financial, and State Farm Insurance International Headquarters. The community has distinguished itself for its outstanding school systems and educational attainment, parks and recreation, health care, job growth, economic opportunity, and low crime. Business Insider ranked Normal tenth in Top College Towns in 2017. USA Today named it #3 of the Top 25 Small College Towns in America in 2016. In 2015 Google Economic Impact selected Bloomington as the Digital Capital of Illinois. For more information on our community, please visit (http://visitbn.org/).

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity.
Qualifications & Requirements
Qualifications: To be considered, applicants must hold a doctoral degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Technology, or a closely related field. Applicants with expected completion of the doctoral degree before May, 2020 will be considered. Candidates should demonstrate the potential to teach in information assurance and cybersecurity as well as other areas of computing. Candidates should demonstrate evidence of an established research program related to the technical, organizational, or human-centered dimensions of cybersecurity, or a closely related area and the potential to publish in high-quality outlets. Candidates must be able to demonstrate oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position, as mandated by state law.
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Contact Information
Contact Name:Abby Bertrand
Phone Number:309 438 5680
Contact Email:ajbertr@ilstu.edu
Website:www.jobs.ilstu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=75660
Company Description:
Illinois State University, founded in 1857, is the oldest public university in Illinois. Illinois State is a co-educational, residential university that emphasizes undergraduate study with almost 21,000 students. Our 34 academic departments in six colleges offer 77 undergraduate programs in more than 160 fields of study. Illinois State works as a diverse community of scholars, educators, and staff to support our commitment to fostering a small-college atmosphere with large-university opportunities. We promote the highest academic standards in our teaching, scholarship, public service, and the connections we build among them. We devote all of our resources and energies to creating the most supportive and productive community possible to serve the citizens of Illinois and beyond.
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