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Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity
University of Tampa in Tampa, Florida
Date Posted 08/18/2020
Faculty-Science-Computer Science
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

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Position Details

The Department of Information and Technology Management (ITM) at The University of Tampa's Sykes College of Business invites applicants for tenure track assistant professor in Cybersecurity area to start in fall 2021.

The ITM department offers degree programs at undergraduate and graduate levels in Management Information Systems, Business Information Technology, Financial Enterprise Systems, and Cybersecurity. In addition to the undergraduate and graduate degrees in Cybersecurity, there are two state of the art Cybersecurity labs with a lab coordinator. The Sykes College of Business is accredited by AACSB and the MIS program in the ITM department is accredited by ABET. The department is planning to achieve ABET and DHS/NSA accreditation for the Cybersecurity programs.

The University of Tampa is a medium-sized, comprehensive, residentially based private institution of 9,200 undergraduate and graduate students. The University is ideally situated on a beautiful 110-acre campus next to the Hillsborough River, adjacent to Tampa's dynamic central business district, which is a growing, vibrant, diverse metropolitan area. UT reflects this vibrancy; with 20 consecutive years of enrollment growth UT boasts 229 student organizations, a multicultural student body from 50 states and 140 countries, and "Top Tier" ranking in the U.S. News and World Report.

Responsibilities include teaching three four-credit hour courses at graduate and undergraduate levels during each semester in the Cybersecurity area such as information security principles, risk management and compliance, and security governance. The faculty is also expected to be involved in publishing articles in high quality peer reviewed journals and engage in service and student involvement opportunities at the department, college, and university levels.

Required qualifications:

  • Holds a Ph.D. from an AACSB/ABET accredited school in the field of Cybersecurity, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or related fields.
  • Teaching specialization required: Cybersecurity.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Required Attachments

Please be sure to attach all required documents listed in the attachment box at the bottom of the "My Experience" page of the application before continuing through the application.

1. Cover Letter

2. Curriculum Vitae

3. Name and Contact Information of References

4. Resume

5. Copy of Teaching Evaluation #1

6. Copy of Teaching Evaluation #2

7. Copy of Graduate Transcript

Reference Letters

Three reference letters from external providers are required. Please have the reference provider email the reference letter to to include your name and the position you applied for in the email subject line.

Additional Information

The University delivers challenging and high-quality educational experiences to a diverse group of learners. The University has a strong core curriculum rooted in the liberal arts, an enduring commitment to internationalization that has garnered the Senator Paul Simon Award, and a practical, experiential approach to learning. The University offers more than 200 areas of study, including majors in our colleges of Arts and Letters, Business, Natural and Health Sciences and Social Sciences, Math and Education and 14 master's programs.

The Sykes College of Business is AACSB accredited, employs over 90 full-time faculty members, and includes three centers and one institute: Center for Ethics, TECO Energy Center for Leadership, John P. Lowth Entrepreneurship Center and the Naimoli Institute for Business Strategy. The College occupies the state of the art Sykes College of Business building, housing the College's undergraduate and graduate students.

The University of Tampa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, gender identity, veteran status or any other non-job related criteria. The University of Tampa recognizes the importance of a multicultural community of students, faculty, and staff who seek to advance our commitment to diversity. The University invites applications from underrepresented groups and those who have academic experiences with diverse populations.

Submission Guidelines

To receive full consideration for a faculty appointment with The University of Tampa, please be sure to submit/upload documents as required for this position at time of application submission. Required documents should be submitted in the attachment box at the bottom of the "My Experience" page of the application before continuing through the application.

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Background Check Requirements

Finalists may be required to submit to a criminal background check.

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