Assistant or Associate Professor of Practice – Carlos Alvarez College of Business, Department of Information Systems & Cyber Security
Location: San Antonio, TX
Job ID: 11412
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Org Marketing Statement
The Department of Information Systems & Cyber Security (IS&CS) within the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) invites applications for three fixed-term track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor of Practice beginning Fall 2024.
The University of Texas at San Antonio is a Hispanic Serving Institution and Carnegie R1 University specializing in cyber, health, fundamental futures, and social-economic development. With more than 34,000 students, it is the largest university in the San Antonio metropolitan region and third-largest of nine academic universities with The University of Texas System. UTSA advances knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. The university embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development and commercialization of intellectual property for Texas, the nation and the world. For more information about UTSA, please visit https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=4986054&targetURL=https://www.utsa.edu/about/.
The Alvarez College of Business is UTSA's second-largest college and is home to more than 7,900 undergraduate and graduate students in 29-degree programs, supported by 205 tenure/tenure-track and fixed-term faculty and a dedicated cadre of staff. Each of the ACOB's seven departments brings unique value for advancing its mission—these include the Departments of Accounting, Economics, Finance, Information Systems & Cybersecurity, Management, Management Science & Statistics, and Marketing. The College is one of the 40 largest business schools in the nation and offers a comprehensive curriculum at the undergraduate, master's, and doctoral levels that expands the boundaries of traditional business education. UTSA was named the #1 ranked cyber security program in the country according to a national survey of certified information technology security professionals conducted by the Ponemon Institute. Nationally ranked and recognized, the Alvarez College of Business 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. 10 graduate business school in the nation for Hispanics by Hispanic Business. Faculty scholarship is well regarded, and ranked in the top 100 in the UT Dallas Research rankings.
The ACOB is accredited by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. For more information about the Alvarez College of Business, please visit https://business.utsa.edu.
This position will serve the Department of Information Systems & Cyber Security (IS&CS) within the Carlos Alvarez College of Business. The IS&CS department is home to several undergraduate degrees, including a BBA in Cyber Security, a BBA in Information Systems, and a BS in Applied Cyber Analytics at the undergraduate level. We have over 35 full-time faculty and 35 part-time faculty teaching approximately 100 courses and serving over 2,400 students. The BBA Cyber Security is UTSA's flagship cybersecurity undergraduate degree certified by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security through their Centers for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense education program.
Our department course catalogs are located here:
Undergraduate courses: https://catalog.utsa.edu/undergraduate/business/informationsystemscybersecurity/#courseinventory
Graduate courses: https://catalog.utsa.edu/graduate/business/informationsystemscybersecurity/#courseinventory
Salary: Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Hours: Exempt position – 40 hours per week
To apply applicants must upload the following in a single PDF document:
- Letter of interest describing the applicant's professional experience, highlighting any work in the areas listed above.
- A current curriculum vitae
- Complete contact information for at least two professional references
- A 1-2 page teaching statement
- Teaching evaluations within the last three years
Applicants must submit their full application package via the TAMS program which is located at www.utsa.edu/jobs. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. However, to ensure the fullest consideration please submit your materials no later than March 15, 2024. Questions may be directed to Dr. Charles Liu, Chair of the department, at Charles.Liu@utsa.edu.
- Full-time fixed term track faculty (3-year renewable contract).
- Hired person will teach four courses per long semester (fall/spring 16 week semesters). Summer instruction is optional, but usually available for supplemental pay (contract is for fall/spring instruction only). Courses selected for teaching will be based on hired person's expertise and department needs, however will likely focus on introductory and advanced cybersecurity topics (e.g. unlocking cyber, network security, intrusion detection and incident response, attack and defend, malware analysis etc.), telecommunications and networking, digital/mobile forensics, database management, cloud computing, machine learning and data/cyber analytics.
- Department and college service (e.g. committee work)
- The successful candidate must have the ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of first generation and low-income students and be committed to assisting the University's commitment to thrive as a Hispanic Serving Institution.
- Master's degree or higher in Information Systems, Cybersecurity, Computer Science, or a related field and at least 2-3 years of teaching and/or work experience in areas of instruction.
- Doctoral degree in Information Systems, Cybersecurity, Computer Science, or a related field is highly preferred to meet our accreditation requirements.
- 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.
Applicant must be located in, or willing to relocate to the San Antonio metropolitan area, as these positions require teaching primarily in-person classes on our main campus and downtown campus. Travel and parking expenses are the employee's responsibility.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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.
To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to https://zahr-prd-candidate-ada.utshare.utsystem.edu/psp/ZAHRPRDADA/EMPLOYEE/UTZ_CG/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=21&JobOpeningId=11412&PostingSeq=1
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