The School for Professional Studies at Saint Louis University invites applications for two (2) open-rank, non-tenure track, full-time faculty positions with multi-year contracts possible to teach on-campus in the Master of Science in Cybersecurity Global Graduate program. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Cybersecurity, Information Security, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, or a closely related discipline. ABD candidates in these fields may be considered. Those with a master’s degree in these disciplines may be considered but only if the candidate can demonstrate extensive industry experience and certifications.
Candidates will teach up to eight graduate-level courses across two modalities: online and on-campus. Although this is primarily a teaching position with minimal or no research expectations, active researchers and those with grants may be eligible for a reduction in teaching load. Additional expectations include service to the program, the School for Professional Studies, and Saint Louis University as assigned by the Director of Cybersecurity in consultation with the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs.
The School for Professional Studies offers globally accessible, academic, professional, and continuing education programs for students in Saint Louis University's Jesuit tradition of excellence. Faculty and staff promote a student-centered, innovative, and enterprising environment built on a foundation of integrity, accountability, and collaboration. The School provides undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees, professional certificates, and post-baccalaureate certificates.
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About Saint Louis University
Saint Louis University – located on a beautiful, historic 271-acre campus in St. Louis, Missouri with an international campus in Madrid, Spain – is one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious Catholic universities. Founded in 1818, SLU is recognized for its world-class faculty and academic programs, life-changing research, compassionate health care and strong commitment to faith and service.
Rooted in Jesuit values with a pioneering history as the first university west of the Mississippi River, SLU offers its nearly 13,000 students a rigorous, transformative education of the whole person. It is guided by a service-focused mission: the pursuit of truth for the greater glory of God and for the service of humanity. SLU seeks excellence in the fulfillment of its corporate purposes of teaching, research, health care and service to the community.
Academically, SLU offers 89 undergraduate majors and 86 graduate disciplines across 12 colleges, schools and degree-granting centers: College of Arts and Sciences, School of Medicine, School of Law, College of Philosophy and Letters, Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business, School of Science and Engineering, Aviation and Technology, Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing, Doisy College of Health Sciences, College for Public Health and Social Justice, School for Professional Studies, School of Education, and the Center for Advanced Dental Education.
Fifteen SLU graduate and undergraduate programs are ranked among the top 50 in the country by U.S. News & World Report, and 88% of full-time instructional faculty hold the highest or terminal degree in their fields. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1, students receive excellent personalized attention. SLU has been identified as one of the country’s top colleges by The Princeton Review, Niche, Fiske Guide to Colleges and Forbes magazine.
Rated among the nation’s top research universities, SLU is one of only 15 Catholic universities with a high or very high research classification from the Carnegie Foundation. The quality of SLU’s faculty researchers and strength of its programs attracts significant investment to the region. During fiscal year 2021, University researchers received $53 million in external research support from federal agencies, associations, foundations and private sources, up 15% from 2020.
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About the Community
Nicknamed the “Gateway to the West” due to the presence of its iconic, 630-ft. Gateway Arch, which commemorates the accomplishments of 19th-century westward pioneers, St. Louis is Missouri’s second-largest city. It is situated near the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers and brimming with energy, excitement and opportunity.
Founded in 1764 as a trading post and incorporated as a city in 1822, St. Louis is home to approximately 300,000 people today (around 2.8 million live in the greater metropolitan area). It offers a plethora of world-class amenities and attractions; a prosperous economy and reasonable cost of living; thriving art, music and food scenes; more than 100 parks, rivers and trails; numerous professional and amateur sports; as well as rich social, ethnic and cultural diversity.
Notable attractions include downtown’s Gateway Arch, the award-winning St. Louis Zoo, a 120,000-square-foot Aquarium, the Missouri Botanical Garden, the Saint Louis Art Museum, Ballpark Village surrounding Busch Stadium and the Delmar Loop. The latter, named one of the 10 Great Streets in America by the American Planning Association, is St. Louis’s most colorful and unique arts and entertainment district.
St. Louis is home to eight Fortune 500 companies, with numerous other major companies having significant operations in the city including Nestle Purina PetCare, Anheuser-Busch, Boeing, Wells Fargo Advisors, U.S. Bank, Anthem BlueCross BlueShield and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Three national research universities - University of Missouri-St. Louis, Washington University in St. Louis and Saint Louis University - are all major employers.
In 2021, TIME magazine named St. Louis one of the 100 World’s Greatest Places due to its reinvigorated downtown, and the city frequently ranks as one of the most affordable places in the U.S. to buy a house. Recently St. Louis won Food and Wine magazine’s Reader’s Choice award for next best food city. As well, USA Today’s 10Best Readers' Choice Awards declared St. Louis’s Forest Park the No. 1 city park in the U.S.
St. Louis is within a few hours’ drive of multiple major cities, including Indianapolis, Ind. (232 miles); Kansas City, Mo. (239 miles); Memphis, Tenn. (240 miles); Louisville, Ken. (241 miles); Nashville, Tenn. (251 miles); and Chicago, Ill (264 miles).
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