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Visiting Assistant Professor in Information Systems

University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Greensboro, North Carolina
Commensurate with experience.
Posted Date
Feb 27, 2023

The Department of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management (ISSCM) in the Bryan School of Business at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) invites applications for two non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Professor/Adjunct positions in Information Systems focusing in the area of Cybersecurity. Those selected shall be appointed for a one-year term with the possibility of extension depending on departmental needs and individual performance. The position will commence on August 1, 2023. (During 2023-24 the Department will be conducting searches for two tenure-eligible faculty members in Cybersecurity to start in August 2024.)

We expect the selected candidates to develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in both online and face-to-face settings in various aspects of Cybersecurity and Information Systems in general with appropriate technical, managerial, and organizational coverage. Candidates with interdisciplinary backgrounds connecting Cybersecurity to other areas of the Information Systems field are also strongly encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Although preference is given to candidates who hold a Ph.D. degree from an AACSB or EQUIS accredited school in the area of Cybersecurity or a closely related field such as Information Systems, Information Science, Systems Engineering, or Computer Science if there is an emphasis in Cybersecurity, applicants with a relevant master’s degree or ABD candidates in these fields will also be considered.
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate evidence of excellence in undergraduate and/or graduate teaching and mentorship in the Cybersecurity area.
  • Have the ability to teach in both online and face-to-face settings.
  • Have industry/professional experience in the area of Cybersecurity and/or hold industry certifications such as CompTIA S+, EC-Council CEH, CISSP, CompTIA CASP+ Security Essentials, CISM, and others.
  • Demonstrate a proven research record and show an interest in any area of Cybersecurity leading to academic publications, or funded research.

For more information or to apply, please visit

The ISSCM Department comprises faculty in the Information Systems and Supply Chain Management/Operations areas. As of fall 2022 the Department serves 383 undergraduate students and 164 graduate students, most of them in the MS in Information Technology & Management (MSITM) program or its stackable certificates in cyber security, business analytics, or supply chain management. The ISSCM Department has an active Ph.D. program in Information Systems. Both the BS in ISSCM and the MSITM programs are offered online and in person. All ISSCM offerings are well aligned with SAS, SAP, and Red Hat, offering a pathway for the students to independently gain industry certifications. The department has active teaching and research relationships with several organizations with a presence in the region including Cone Health, Volvo Trucks North America, VF Corporation as well as multiple regional logistics and transportation organizations located in the area. Our faculty members are active in research and have published in such journals as Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly, Journal of Management Information Systems, Management Science, Production and Operations Management, Journal of Cleaner Production, Decision Sciences, and other very high-quality journals. Faculty members in the Department have received external funding from agencies such as the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Labor, and the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

The Bryan School of Business and Economics has 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students and 127 full- and part-time faculty members housed in six departments and programs. Approximately 43 percent of the School’s faculty are women, and 27.3 percent are from underrepresented ethnic groups (UREG); the School is striving to improve both percentages. The Bryan School graduates more Black/African American undergraduate business students, and the combination of Black/African American and Hispanic undergraduate business students, than ANY university in North Carolina and has a strong placement rate and salary. Accredited in both business and accounting by AACSB, the Bryan School is the recipient of many rankings, honors, and accolades. For example, in 2021 its tenure-stream faculty members averaged 2.9 peer-reviewed journal articles each (19 in 12 different FT50 journals), plus 23 others in 4 or 4* journals (CABS AJG), in addition to books and grants. More information about the School may be found at The Bryan School has two dedicated recording studios and two dedicated HyFlex (studio) classrooms to support its extensive asynchronous online offerings, and the growing opportunity for synchronous online offerings.

AA/EOE: UNCG is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please email us at Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If the highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified prior to start date.

UNCG participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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