Georgia State University, Department of Computer Information Systems

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Position ID:GSU-Department of Computer Information Systems-CYBERSECURITYCISGSU [#23443]
Position Title: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in Cybersecurity
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Atlanta, Georgia 30302-4015, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Cyber Security
Appl Deadline:2023/03/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/10/25, listed until 2023/04/25)
Position Description:    

As a part of Georgia State University’s strategic initiative to lead in the area of cybersecurity, we plan to recruit faculty who will add depth and breadth in this area. This advertisement is for a tenure-track or tenured position in the Computer Information Systems (CIS) Department in the Robinson College of Business (http://cis.robinson.gsu.edu/). The position is open to candidates with an established publication record, who can be hired at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. Candidates at the Associate Professor level may be considered for tenure on appointment. The CIS Department is consistently ranked as a top department both in terms of its programs and research. For example, the department’s undergraduate program was recently ranked # 9 and its graduate program was ranked # 11 in the nation by US News & World Report. Additionally, the department consistently ranks among the best in the world in terms of research productivity based on publications in MIS Quarterly and Information Systems Research.

Applicants must have technical, managerial, and methodological expertise related to cybersecurity. Given the cross-disciplinary nature of cybersecurity they must have the ability to work in multidisciplinary teams. They must have an established record of scholarship that has strong momentum toward publications in premier scholarly journals in information systems as well as in widely regarded premier journals of other business and related disciplines. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in a cybersecurity related discipline (e.g., information systems, computer science, or related disciplines) from a nationally accredited university or international equivalent. Ideal candidates will possess strong understanding of cybersecurity technologies and how they can be effectively developed and deployed in different application domains. In addition, they will have expertise in theory development and cutting-edge methodologies. They will also have complementary skills to current faculty so as to contribute to the research environment, enhance the quality of the Ph.D. program, and add to the teaching capabilities at the undergraduate and graduate levels. As a campus with a diverse student body, we encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a history of mentoring under-represented minorities in Information Systems. Based on data from diverseeducation.com, the Computer Science and CIS Departments ranked 4th nationally to African Americans and 14th to Asian Americans conferring undergraduate degrees in information systems (IS) and computer science.

Applicants should register with http://academicjobsonline.org/ (the registration is free), refer to posting http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/23443 and upload their (1) curriculum vita, (2) statements of research and teaching interests, (3) sample of three most recent publications or working papers, and (4) evidence of teaching performance.

Questions about the position can be directed to: Faculty Search Committee Chair (Cybersecurity) Department of Computer Information Systems Robinson College of Business P.O. Box 4015 Atlanta, GA 30302-4015 Email: CISTTHire@gsu.edu

About the J. Mack Robinson College of Business Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business is one of the largest business schools in the Southeast. For more than 100 years, Robinson has contributed to Atlanta’s impact as a regional, national and international hub for creativity and innovation.

The vision for the college’s five-year strategic plan, Accelerate 2025, is “innovation for all.” Our mission is to” prepare people from all backgrounds to lead, innovate, and achieve their potential to advance business and society. Robinson recognizes the unrivaled potential of free enterprise to improve lives. We design and implement solutions that advance how businesses and markets function to make a world where all citizens prosper.”

Robinson has broken the business school mold by assembling a faculty encompassing business practitioners, researchers, engineers, scientists, and mathematicians. These experts ensure Robinson students build business acumen and sector-crossing skills in STEM fields, college partners benefit from broader thinking, and collaborate on pioneering, interdisciplinary research to develop breakthrough market solutions.

The college has 12 academic units and offers two MBA programs, 15 master’s, three graduate certificates in innovation, two doctoral programs (a Ph.D. program with 11 areas of study and a Doctor of Business Administration), and 11 undergraduate majors.

It offers a suite of signature programs, including WomenLead, its nationally recognized undergraduate leadership program, and week-long residencies for high-performing students on Wall Street and in Silicon Valley and Washington, DC.

Robinson has broad and deep relationships with the Atlanta business community through its insight (analytics) labs focusing on fintech, legal analytics, operations, and social media. The college also is home to discipline-specific roundtables in financial leadership, human resources, logistics, marketing, and sales.

About Georgia State University Georgia State University is an enterprising urban public research institution in Atlanta, the leading cultural and economic center of the Southeast. Georgia State is a national leader in using innovation to drive student success and research growth. Enrolling and graduating one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, Georgia State provides its world-class faculty and more than 50,000 students with unsurpassed research, teaching, and learning opportunities in one of the 21st century’s great global cities.

In the past decade, Georgia State has increased its graduation rate by more than 20 percent, and it is the only major research university (R-1) to eliminate achievement gaps based on race, ethnicity, and income. Georgia State enrolls and graduates the largest number of Black students, Hispanic students, low-income students, first-generation students, adult learners, and military learners in the state of Georgia. And, for the past five years, the university has awarded more bachelor’s degrees to Black students than any other college or university in the U.S.

In its 2022-2023 “Best Colleges” edition (released Sept. 12, 2022) U.S. News & World Report ranks Georgia State first among public universities for undergraduate teaching and the nation’s second most innovative university.

With six campuses throughout metro Atlanta, the university provides its world-class faculty and more than 52,000 students with unsurpassed connections to the opportunities available in one of the 21st century’s great global cities. Georgia State provides a rich experience with award-winning housing and hundreds of student clubs and organizations. Students, faculty, and alumni enjoy a unique campus personality and culture based on ambition, hard work, dedication, and perseverance.

Comprising 12 colleges and schools, Georgia State has more than 250 degree programs in 100 fields of study at the Atlanta Campus — the widest variety in the state. It has 30+ associate degree pathways at five campuses and through the largest online program in the state. The university generates a $2.8 billion annual economic impact on metro Atlanta.

About Atlanta The Atlanta metropolitan area has a population of 6.1 million. Situated in the Piedmont region of the Southeast, it is 1,000 feet above sea level and has the densest urban tree canopy of any major U.S. city.

With a gross domestic product of $406 billion, Atlanta has the tenth largest economy of cities in the U.S. and the 20th largest in the world. Its economy is considered diverse, with dominant sectors in industries including transportation, aerospace, logistics, healthcare, news and media operations, film and television production, information technology, finance, and biomedical research and public policy.

According to the 2022 Fortune 500 and Fortune 1,000 list of America’s largest companies based on revenue, 31 companies headquartered in metro Atlanta are among the Fortune 1,000, of which 17 are Fortune 500 companies. It also is a major transportation hub. Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is the world’s busiest airport and the Port of Savannah is the third-busiest U.S. port and in the top 30 worldwide.

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


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Department of Computer Information Systems
Robinson College of Business
P.O. Box 4015
Atlanta, GA 30302-4015