Assistant Professor of Information Systems

Minnesota, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jan 19, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

St. Cloud State University seeks applications for a Probationary Position in the Information Systems Department of the Herberger Business School beginning Fall Semester 2021. In addition to eight undergraduate majors, the School offers an MBA and a Master of Science in Information Assurance. The School has been continuously accredited for more than 40 years by AACSB International. More department information is available at

Information Systems.

The successful candidate is expected to establish and maintain a professional goal to become an outstanding teacher-scholar through the use of research-based, best-practices pedagogy. They are expected to teach using both in-person and alternative delivery methods such as online and hybrid. They will regularly engage in ongoing professional development and innovation opportunities focused on pedagogical growth.

The successful candidate will share St. Cloud State’s commitment to our mission, and in particular, the value we place in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) as outlined in SCSU’s It’s Time strategic framework. Notably, we uphold the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion and engage in intentional actions to address systemic inequities throughout the university and surrounding environment. DEI values, practices, and strategies are embedded into the fabric of our institution and campus community, and they align with the priorities expressed in the Minnesota State system’s Equity 2030 initiative. SCSU expects all of its employees to help advance these practices and to contribute to the development of an anti-racist, inclusive community.

*Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization which can be found here.

In order to be considered for tenure, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to: 1) teach and/or perform assignments effectively; 2) conduct scholarly research and/or engage in creative works; 3) continue preparation and study in their discipline; 4) contribute to student growth and development; and 5) provide service to the university and community. (IFO Article 22, Section B)



The Department of Information Systems at St. Cloud State University has a full-time probationary position.

Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses as needed and contribute to achievement of department goals which include:

  • Providing an effective learning environment for student success,
  • Developing and enhancing school curriculum and programs, learning outcomes assessment and continuous improvement,
  • Contributing to student growth and development such as student advising,
  • Continuing development of professional knowledge and skills in Information Systems and Information Assurance,
  • Serving on committees at the department, school, and university levels,
  • Assisting the school in maintaining accreditation: conducting student learning assessment, meeting ongoing research requirement, and serving on school accreditation committee as needed.

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or Doctorate in Information Systems, Information Assurance, Cyber Security, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or closely related major from a nationally accredited academic program completed in a campus-based environment. ABD considered, but full degree requirements must be completed within the first year of employment.
  • Be able to teach courses in IS and IA areas that the department needs such as Enterprise Resource Planning, Data Analytics, Project Management, IT Strategy Management, Human-Computer Interaction, Enterprise Architecture, IT Security and Risk Management, Computer Forensics, Unix Operating Systems, Decision Support Systems, Client/Server Security, Database, Systems Analysis and Design, Quantum Computing, Programming, Business Statistics, and/or IT Infrastructure.
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness or potential
  • Evidence of research activities
  • Evidence of demonstrated ability to teach and work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Information systems, information assurance, or cyber security related experience in teaching or business.
  • Publication records or potential for establishing an active research program specializing in information systems or information assurance.
  • Willingness to contribute to student growth and development.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

St. Cloud State University is committed to excellence and actively supports cultural diversity. To promote this endeavor, we invite individuals who contribute to such diversity to apply, including minorities, women, LGBT, persons with disabilities and veterans. St. Cloud State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, status with regards to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or status as a U.S. veteran. The Interim Title IX coordinator at St. Cloud State University is Judith Siminoe. For additional information, contact the Office of Institutional Equity & Access, (320) 308-5123, Admin. Services Bldg. Rm 121


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