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Limited Term Faculty Position in Information Systems and Security

Company:
Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, 30144
Category:
Information Systems and Technology
Type:
Full-Time

Job ID: 269804

About Us

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia's largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs to over 43,000 students. Our high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and across the globe. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2) committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional, and national level.  

Our vibrant culture, career opportunities, mission and values and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. As part of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State exemplifies the power and promise of a student-centered, research-driven university.  Our institutional values are student-inspired, promise-fulfilling, elevational, open and impact-generating, and being true to ourselves. In addition, Kennesaw State supports the University of Georgia's core values of accountability, excellence, integrity, and respect.  For more information, visit kennesaw.edu



Location

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060. 



Department Information

Our mission at the Coles College of Business is to offer educational programs that provide students with exceptional value; sustain a teaching and research environment that attracts and retains high-quality faculty and staff; and support talent development in the business community we serve. We will be highly respected in both the academic and business communities by achieving prominence in selected areas and contributing to sustained regional economic growth.

We will achieve our mission by fostering effective and committed teaching, student career preparation and enhancement, research that is impactful and extends knowledge, and proactive engagement with the business community.

The Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University is located northwest of Atlanta and serves approximately 9,000 students. We offer ten different majors in our Bachelor of Business Administration and seven graduate programs including our PhD program in Business Administration. Coles College of Business is fully accredited by AACSB in business and accounting, among the top 2% of business schools in the world.  

Located in the Northwest of Atlanta, Michael J. Coles College of Business is fully accredited by AACSB-International and serves around 9,000 students. The Department of Information Systems and Security consists of 30+ full-time faculty members and offers undergraduate degrees in Information Systems, Information Security and Assurance, and Cybersecurity; and graduate degrees in Information Systems (MSIS), Healthcare Management and Informatics (MSHMI), Digital Financial Technologies (FINTECH), and a dual MBA-MSIS degree. The department also offers an IS concentration in the Ph.D. (Business Administration) program. The academic programs at the department embrace applied learning and actively pursue industry engagements to offer students a transformational experience. Our faculty members have diverse research interests offering collaboration opportunities. The department hosts the 3D printing lab, Brainlab, Information security & assurance lab, and an immersive visualization environments research supercluster. For more information related to the college and the department, please visit our website at http://coles.kennesaw.edu.



Job Summary

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, full time, non-tenure track, Limited Term Instructor or Limited Term Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Security faculty position in the Department of Information Systems and Security, with a preferred start date of August 2024. Rank will be determined at the time of hiring and will be commensurate with experience.  This position is for work to be performed in the state of Georgia.



Responsibilities

  • Teaching courses in principles of information security, information systems management, software assurance, application development, or other courses related to information systems and/or information security and assurance. 
  • Some service to the department, college, and/or university is expected.

Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines.



Required Qualifications

For a Limited Term Instructor: 

  • A Master's degree, or its foreign equivalent, in information systems, information security, or a closely related field is required

For a Limited Term Assistant Professor: 

  • Terminal/Doctorate degree, or its foreign equivalent, in information systems, information security, or a closely related field

 


Preferred Qualifications

  • Industry experience 
  • Licenses and certifications in information systems, information security, or cybersecurity
  • Experience teaching on-line or hybrid courses
  • Record of past teaching 
  • ABD (degree must be earned by start date) or PhD

 


Required Documents to Attach

  1. CV 
  2. Cover Letter 
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts and Official International Course-by-Course Evaluations Due Upon Hire) 
  4. Names, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least 3 references 

Incomplete applications will not be considered.



Apply Before Date

Review of applications will begin immediately. For full consideration, please apply by April 5, 2024.



Contact Information

For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Khawaja Saeed, ksaeed1@kennesaw.edu.

For technical support or assistance completing a job application, please contact the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or oneusgsupport@usg.edu.

For questions about a specific job posting at Kennesaw State University, please contact the search chair listed under the contact information section on each posting. For general questions about faculty jobs please email facultyjobs@kennesaw.edu

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