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Management Information Systems Assistant Professor

Employer
University of West Georgia - Richards College of Businss
Location
Carrollton, Georgia
Salary
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications
Posted Date
Oct 11, 2022
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About Us:  Since 1906, UWG has been home to those who are eager to take their own path, learn, and grow. With more than 12,700 students from across Georgia, 34 other states and 64 countries, 95+ undergraduate programs and concentrations, and 35 master’s, specialist, and doctoral degree programs, we’ve come a long way since then. Today, we’re a regional powerhouse making a $626 million local economic impact.

With locations in Carrollton, Douglasville, and Newnan, Georgia, we take pride in making a difference in the lives of our students, our neighbors, and the world. In essence, UWG provides a safe, quality and affordable college experience that transforms lives. Amazing things happen when you Go West!

The university is organized into our College of Art, Culture, and Scientific InquiryCollege of EducationRichards College of BusinessUniversity CollegeSchool of Communication, Film, and MediaTanner Health System School of NursingHonors CollegeGraduate SchoolUWG Newnan; and our UWG Douglasville Center

Job Summary:  The Department of Management invites applications for an Assistant Professor position (tenure-track) in Management Information Systems (MIS). Applicants are expected to have an earned doctorate in MIS, Cybersecurity, or a closely related discipline (ABD may be considered if the degree will be earned by August 2023). The position is located on the University of West Georgia’s main campus in Carrollton, GA and will begin in Fall 2023.

The primary teaching responsibility is in the area of Cybersecurity. Strong preference will be given to applicants with teaching and/or research experience in areas of cybersecurity such as incident response, digital forensics, audit, risk management, security policy, privacy, applied cryptography, infrastructural security, authentication, secure software development process, and analytics.

Additional consideration will be given to candidates who have professional experience in cybersecurity and/or industry-recognized certifications such as Security+, CISM, and CISSP.

We are interested in candidates with a commitment to excellence in teaching and student engagement. Individuals will teach face to face, hybrid, and online courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Additional expectations include professional development and scholarly activity, and service to the department, college, and UWG community.

Responsibilities The primary teaching responsibility is in the area of Cybersecurity. Strong preference will be given to applicants with teaching and research experience in areas of cybersecurity such as incident response, digital forensics, audit, risk management, security policy, privacy, applied cryptography, infrastructural security, authentication, secure software development process, and analytics.

We are interested in candidates with a commitment to excellence in teaching and student engagement. Individuals will teach face to face, hybrid, and online courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Additional expectations include professional development and scholarly activity, and service to the department, college, and UWG community.

Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate in MIS, Cybersecurity, or a closely related discipline (ABD may be considered if the degree will be earned by August 2023).

Candidates must have teaching and/or research experience in one of more areas of cybersecurity.

Preferred Qualifications:  Preferred Qualifications Additional consideration will be given to candidates who have professional experience in cybersecurity and/or industry-recognized certifications such as Security+, CISM, and CISSP.  

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:  The primary KSAs associated with this position are: (1) Earned doctorate in MIS, Cybersecurity, or closely related discipline (Note: ABD may be considered as well); (2) Commitment to excellence in teaching and student engagement; (3) Ability to teach face to face, hybrid, and online courses at both the
undergraduate and graduate levels; (4) Professional development and scholarly activity; and (5) Service to
the department, college, and UWG community.

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of West Georgia, as determined by the University of West Georgia in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test. Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia's affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.

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Welcome to one of the most dynamic universities in the nation.

Since 1906, UWG has been home to those who are eager to take their own path, learn, and grow. With more than 13,400 students and 85+ programs, we've come a long way since then. Today, we're a regional powerhouse with locations in Carrollton, Douglasville, and Newnan, Georgia, making a difference in the lives of our students, our neighbors, and the world. The one thing that's never changed: Amazing things happen when you Go West.

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