Assistant or Associate Professor


University of Texas at San Antonio
Department of Information Systems and Cyber Security

Assistant or Associate Professor – Alvarez College of Business, Department of Information Systems and Cyber Security

Location: San Antonio, TX
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job ID: 8604
Full/Part Time: Full Time

Department Marketing Statement
The University of Texas at San Antonio, Department of Information Systems and Cyber Security invites applicants for multiple tenure-track and tenured positions (rank: Assistant or Associate) beginning Fall 2023.

The focus of these positions are as follows:
• Cyber analytics, focusing on the intersection of analytics and security (e.g. anomaly detection in computing system data, artificial intelligence informed cyber situational awareness)
• Network security, focusing on (Industrial) Internet of Things (IoT) in 5G and NexGen wireless
• Network security, focusing on zero trust networking

With almost 8,000 students, the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business is one of the 40 largest business schools in the nation and offers a comprehensive curriculum at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral level. Accredited by AACSB International, the college was named one of the Top 5 undergraduate business programs in Texas by Bloomberg Businessweek. At the graduate level, the college was ranked the No. 4 Hispanic Serving part-time MBA program in Texas by U.S. News & World Report. UTSA is a comprehensive urban serving university that serves approximately 35,000 students on four campuses in San Antonio. UTSA has the express goal of becoming a premier public research university. It is located at the edge of the scenic Texas Hill Country and offers the amenities of a major multicultural, metropolitan area. With a population of over 1.5 million, San Antonio is within a few hours’ drive of Austin, Dallas, Houston, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Mexican border. Major industries include healthcare and biosciences, finance, tourism, military and cybersecurity.

Posting End Date
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to Dr. Raymond Choo, Chair of the Search Committee, at mailto:raymond.choo@utsa.edu.

Salary
Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. UTSA offers an attractive package of benefits including medical and dental coverage plus a choice of participation in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas or an Optional Retirement System. https://www.utsa.edu/hr/Benefits/

Required Application Materials
Applicants should submit:
• A letter of application
• A curriculum vitae
• providing information about the date and field of their academic degree(s) and citizenship or visa status,
• Evidence of research (five top publications, successful grant abstracts, etc)
• The names of three references along with their addresses, email contact information, and telephone numbers.
• Applicants should also submit a statement of research interests and a statement of teaching interests.
• Both statements must discuss the role of diversity and inclusion in research and teaching.

Essential Functions
Responsibilities include research, teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and program development.

Required Qualifications
• Ph.D. degree in Information Systems, Cyber Security, or related areas (e.g., Information Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, etc.) with a strong preference for a specialization in specialization in Cyber Security, or specialization in Data Analytics (e.g., machine learning, information retrieval, natural language processing, computational social science, etc.) or related field. Candidates who have not completed their dissertation (ABD) may also be considered, but they are expected to complete and defend their dissertation prior to employment.

The focus of these positions are as follows:
• Cyber analytics, focusing on the intersection of analytics and security (e.g. anomaly detection in computing system data, artificial intelligence informed cyber situational awareness)
• Network security, focusing on (Industrial) Internet of Things (IoT) in 5G and NexGen wireless
• Network security, focusing on zero trust networking
• Candidates must demonstrate strong potential for publishing in top-tier Information Systems, Data Analytics, or Cyber / Network Security publication venues.
• Ability to work with and be sensitive to the education needs of diverse urban populations and support the University’s commitment to thrive as a Hispanic Serving Institution and a model for student success. Candidates will be expected to participate in departmental service activities. Candidates are also expected to participate in pursing cross-disciplinary research grants.

Working Conditions
On Campus: Primary work location will be on campus

Additional Information
• UTSA is a tobacco free campus.
• This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.
• Applicants selected must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States by time of hire.
• Tenure is contingent upon Board of Regents approval

EO/AA Statement
As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, it is the policy of The University of Texas at San Antonio to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetic information, and veteran status. The University is committed to the Affirmative Action Program in compliance with all government requirements to ensure nondiscrimination. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. UTSA campuses are accessible to persons with disabilities.

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