Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity

University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Management, Entrepreneurship, and Technology (MET)

Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity in the Department of Management, Entrepreneurship, and Technology (MET), Lee Business School [R0132130]


The Department of Management, Entrepreneurship, and Technology (MET) in the LEE Business School (LEE) at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity. This new faculty member will conduct research leading to high-quality refereed publications, teach in the cybersecurity and technology programs offered by the department, and perform service activities for the department, school, university, and the profession. Expectations are that the successful candidate will publish on subjects and topics related to cybersecurity in premier cybersecurity, information systems (IS), and/or business journals and/or premier journals in related disciplines (e.g., computer science, etc.). We also expect that the new faculty member will pursue and receive grants awarded by major federal (NSF, NIH, AHRQ, etc.), state, and other agencies and foundations, particularly on issues and topics related to cybersecurity. The successful candidate will enhance the department’s teaching capabilities in cybersecurity and will be expected to teach as needed in

the various graduate and undergraduate programs offered by the department, especially the interdisciplinary MS in Cybersecurity program. A full list of the various programs offered by the department is available at


This position requires a Ph.D. in Information Systems, Computer Science, or a related field, from a regionally accredited college or university. The business school must be AACSB accredited if the applicant’s PhD degree is from a business school. ABDs may be considered but credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.

The successful candidate will have a strong research program in Cybersecurity, as evidenced by publications (or advanced stages of revision) in premier journals and/or a successful history of receiving/submitting grants from noted federal or state agencies (such as NSF, NIH, AHRQ etc.) and a substantial research pipeline.


Strong preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate advanced cybersecurity skills including: incident response, 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 experience or have fulfilled the following additional preferences:

•       Professional experience in cybersecurity

•       Professional cybersecurity certifications

•       Experience with cybersecurity tools and products

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For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or

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