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Assistant/Associate Professor of Information Systems

University of North Carolina, Wilmington
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 21, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Business Administration, Other Business & Management, Professional Fields, Security Studies, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology
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Full Time
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Posting Details

Position Title

Assistant/Associate Professor of Information Systems

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Cameron School Business - 31200 College


Congdon School of Supply Chain, Business Analytics and Information Systems - 31260

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Location of Workplace

Main UNCW Campus

Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Congdon School of Supply Chain, Business Analytics and Information Systems at the University of North Carolina Wilmington is seeking a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor starting in August 2022.
Upon initial appointment the successful candidate is expected to teach introductory and advanced courses in Cybersecurity, maintain an active research program, and contribute to departmental service. The ideal candidate would be able to teach hands-on classes primarily in at least two of the following areas: cybersecurity program management, cybersecurity strategy, supply chain cybersecurity, cloud security, SOC Operations, threat hunting, cybersecurity policy. Secondary teaching areas are operating systems security, network security, applied cybersecurity, forensics, wireless security, web application security, mobile security, SCADA /IoT, offensive cyber operations, active cyber defense, incident response, cyber threat intelligence, cyber law, cyber politics, cyber fraud, security analytics, cryptography, ethical hacking, pentesting, CISA, CISSP .
A focused research agenda with an established record of publication or strong potential for publication is expected.

The ideal candidate will exhibit a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and continuing scholarly activity and to building positive relationships with colleagues and students.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

For the ranks of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor:
The successful candidate should have a PH.D. degree in Information Systems, cybersecurity or a related area from a Nationally Accredited University (anticipated completion of the terminal degree no later than July 2022 for a Fall 2022 start is acceptable) and demonstrate the ability to excel in teaching while maintaining a program of research/scholarly activity that involves students.

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate will exhibit a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and continuing scholarly activity and to building positive relationships with colleagues and students.

Required Certifications or Licensure

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Congdon School of Supply Chain, Business Analytics and Information Systems supports the Bachelor of Science with concentrations in Business Analytics, Information Systems, and Supply Chain Management and Bachelor of Science in Information Technology. At the graduate level, the School supports the Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Computer Science and Information Systems, and Master of Science in Business Analytics.
The National Security Agency ( NSA ) and Department of Homeland Security ( DHS ) designated UNCW 2018 as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education ( CAE - CDE ). The cybersecurity program at UNCW is robust and flourishing, with five current offerings across the university: IT Major with Cybersecurity Concentration, CS Major with Security Concentration, Cybersecurity Minor (open to all majors), MBA with Cybersecurity Specialization, and Cybersecurity Major (starting fall 2022 – first cybersecurity undergraduate major offered in the UNC system). Cybersecurity and IT majors are hybrid programs offered by CS and IS faculty.

College/School Information

UNCW boasts a beautiful 661-acre wooded campus with approximately 16,500 students and is one of the fastest growing institutions in the University of North Carolina system. The Cameron School of Business is AACSB accredited and serves more than 2200 business majors, including graduate students in the PMBA, EMBA, M.S. in Accounting, International MBA, M.S in Business Analytics, M.S. in Finance and Investments, and M.S. in Computer Science and Information Systems programs.
The Wilmington metropolitan area comprises approximately 225,000 people and features a thriving port, business community, and tourism industry. Bordered by both the Atlantic Ocean and the Cape Fear River, Wilmington offers the best in coastal living.

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to- BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. UNC Wilmington 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.

Special Notes to Applicants

Applications will be accepted until 11:59pm EST on February 28, 2022, the position closing date. To apply, please complete the online application and attach the following materials as an Adobe PDF document including:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. List of three professional references, one of whom can speak to your teaching experience.
  4. Combined Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  5. Teaching Philosophy – Statement of teaching philosophy
  6. Research Summary/Statement
  7. If needed, applicants may upload additional materials under the Other category.

Note that letters of application without the requested components will not meet the application requirements.

Please note that a minimum of three recommendation letters, one of which addresses teaching experience, may be requested directly from your provided professional references as part of the screening process.

Please direct questions concerning the search to Dr. Ulku Clark (

UNCW is committed to diversity and inclusion. All members from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Prior to the official appointment to the university, the candidate(s) selected for hire must be able to demonstrate eligibility to teach assigned courses by successfully meeting the credentialing requirements based on official transcripts and other documentation as required. Please note that a minimum of three professional references are required for all applications.

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Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of 3 Professional References
  4. Combined Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  5. Teaching Philosophy
  6. Research Summary
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