Posting Summary: As part of a university-wide cluster initiative in cybersecurity, the Information Technology (IT) Area in the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia is seeking applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position with open rank, beginning August 2019.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field by the start date of the appointment. Also, candidates must have evidence of progressing to a record of strong research, teaching, and service. The strongest candidates will have: 1) expertise in contemporary research practices and a focus on IT security related topics, 2) demonstrated the potential to publish articles in A-level information systems (IS) journals, 3) ability to teach courses related to cybersecurity, project and product management, and/or data analytics, at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, 4) some level of practical business experience, and 5) the interest in and potential to make internal service contributions.
This position is part of the University of Virginia's cybersecurity cluster hire program. The initiative is designed to foster pan-university leadership and excellence in cybersecurity research and education across the university. Key aspects of the cybersecurity cluster include: 1. Opportunities to grow into exciting interdisciplinary scholarly and pedagogical activities with colleagues in other areas within the McIntire School, as well as scholars across grounds including the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, the Department of Media Studies, and the Data Science Institute. 2. Provisions for a modest start-up budget for computational software/hardware, data services, and/or other cybersecurity research needs. 3. Although the primary appointment will be in the McIntire School of Commerce, there are opportunities for secondary appointments across the University, if the candidate is interested and there is a fit.
Currently, the McIntire School of Commerce awards a BA in Commerce, and MS degrees in the Management of Information Technology, Business Analytics, Commerce, Accounting, and Global Commerce. McIntire is recognized for excellence and innovation in undergraduate and graduate business education and scholarship. In various annual rankings of undergraduate and graduate business programs, including U.S. News, Business Week, and The Economist, the McIntire School of Commerce is routinely ranked in the top ten. For more information about McIntire, please visit: http://www.commerce.virginia.edu
To apply visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on posting number 0624208. Complete a candidate profile and attach the following: a cover letter of interest, a research statement describing research agenda, a teaching experience statement, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.
Review of applicants will begin November 1, 2018 and the position will remain open until filled.
For questions about the position please contact Professor Ryan T. Wright at firstname.lastname@example.org or Professor Ahmed Abbasi at email@example.com.
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The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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