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Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor, MIS/Cybersecurity Management (3 positions)

University of Illinois Springfield
Springfield, Illinois, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago


The University of Illinois Springfield invites applications for three visiting faculty positions in Cybersecurity Management in the College of Business and Management. Rank: Visiting Assistant or Visiting Associate Professor; salary and benefits AACSB competitive; and a start date of January 1, 2023. This is a full-time on-campus position. UIS faculty are expected to be available and engaged in the campus community to perform professional responsibilities as assigned.

The MS in MIS online degree program at UIS is consistently ranked among the best online programs by U.S. News & World Report. College of Business and Management and all of its degree programs and certificates are AACSB accredited. The College is a member of SAP University Alliances. MIS faculty members have access to many software and instructional resources. UIS is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the recruitment and retention of a diverse and inclusive campus community. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • On-campus and online development and delivery of graduate and undergraduate Cybersecurity Management courses as listed below and Management Information Systems courses. Ability to teach in Cybersecurity Management and at least two of the following areas: Technical foundations of information systems, Management Information Systems, Fundamentals of business analytics, Design Science/Research Methods, Project Management, Database, and Systems Analysis and Design, Business Process Modeling and IT Governance, Data Communications and Networking, Information Security, Project and Change Management, Data Mining for Business Analytics, Business Process Management and Process Mining; student advising; graduate project supervision; and service. The standard teaching load is 4/4. The candidates will teach courses of at least one of the following groups, preferably plus courses from another group, plus at least two MIS courses listed above:

    Group 1: MIS 564: Data Communications and Networking, MIS 578: Information Security, MIS 591: Digital Forensics, MIS 592: Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Assessment
    Group 2: MIS 579: Cybersecurity Management, MIS 581: Compliance and Legal Issues in Cybersecurity
    Group 3: MIS 593: Cybersecurity policy, MIS 594: Business Continuity Planning, MIS 595: Cybersecurity Practicum/Capstone : 80%

  • Service to the department, college, and university : 20%

Minimum Qualifications: An earned doctorate in MIS or a closely related field at the time of appointment from an AACSB accredited institution; those with ABD status will be considered at the application/interviewing stage. A strong commitment to an interactive, student-centered learning environment and to serving the needs of a diverse student body consisting of both traditional and non-traditional learners is required. Commitment to teaching as the primary mission, with service as the second priority. Ability and willingness to prepare and deliver online, blended, on-campus, and off-campus courses is required.

Work experience in the field of cybersecurity management is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:
A record of high-quality scholarship or evidence of the ability to produce intellectual contributions leading to publication in high quality journals is preferred.

Certifications such as CISSP, SSCP, CCFP, HCISPP, CISM, GIAC, SAP, POM, etc. are preferred.

Application deadline: August 30, 2022

Application instructions: Click here, create or update your profile, complete the online application, and upload a cover letter addressing the responsibilities of the position, current curriculum vita, evidence of teaching ability, a writing sample, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Contact information for professional references will be requested later in the search process. Formal review of applications will begin August 31, 2022, and continue until the position is filled or the search is terminated.

About UIS: Located in the state capital, the University of Illinois Springfield is one of three members of the University of Illinois system. The University serves approximately 4,000 students in 21 graduate and 31 undergraduate programs. The academic curriculum offers students a strong liberal arts core, a wide range of professional programs, and close faculty interaction. Making the most of its location in the state capital, UIS is broadly engaged in public policy and service. Its diverse student body includes traditional, non-traditional, and international students. Twenty-five percent of majors are in 17 undergraduate and graduate online degree programs and the campus has received several national awards for its implementation of online learning. UIS faculty are committed teachers, active scholars, and professionals in service to society. The University emphasizes excellence in teaching, and faculty are also expected to provide a balance of scholarship and service activities to meet requirements for tenure and promotion. You are encouraged to visit the university web page at and the department/school web page at

About Springfield, Illinois:

New Policy: All offers for employment are contingent upon proof of vaccination against the COVID-19 virus, or an approved exemption, pursuant to UIS New Hire COVID Policy Supplement

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current or former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment.

UIS employment in this role is not covered by Social Security, and instead, is covered by the State University Retirement System.

  • You will not pay Social Security taxes and your earning will not be on your Social Security Record. (Your record will, however, show your Medicare wages.
  • Your pension from the State Universities Retirement System may affect the amount of your:
  1. Social Security benefit and
  2. Social Security benefit as a spouse

Job Information

  • Job ID: 65158113
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Springfield, Illinois, United States
  • Company Name For Job: University of Illinois Springfield
  • Position Title: Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor, MIS/Cybersecurity Management (3 positions)
  • Job Function: Cybersecurity
  • Job Type: Full-Time

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