The Department of Business Information Technology in the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech invites applications for multiple non-tenure-track appointments at the Assistant Collegiate Professor and Assistant Professor of Practice levels beginning August 2023. The Business Information Technology major includes a Cybersecurity Management and Analytics (CMA) major and two other degree options in Decision Support Systems (DSS) and Operations and Supply Chain Management (OSM). Preference will be given to candidates who have expertise in security, privacy, risk management, data ethics, data governance, data analytics, machine and deep learning, or artificial intelligence. Candidates should have the appropriate academic background and expertise to teach, develop courses and conduct research (if applying for the Assistant Collegiate Professor position) in such areas as information security, risk management, privacy management, data ethics, data governance, machine and deep learning, artificial intelligence, and data analytics. We are seeking candidates who through their research and/or professional experience, teaching, and/or service can contribute to the diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging efforts of the Pamplin College of Business community.
Duties will include teaching cybersecurity, information technology (IT), and business analytics courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. Experience teaching technical security courses, security analytics, and/or data governance is preferred. Teaching experience in areas such as security management, risk management, privacy, security policy, data ethics, cyberlaw, forensics, data analytics, and artificial intelligence would be beneficial. The teaching load will be 9-12 credit hours per semester. Other duties may include participation in departmental committees, and activities including advising and mentoring students as assigned by the Department Head. Occasional travel may be required to attend professional meetings and conferences. Applicants are asked to submit a curriculum vitae, evidence of excellence in teaching, a teaching statement, a diversity statement and contact information for three references.
Additional information about the Department of Business Information Technology can be found at www.bit.vt.edu. Please direct questions about the position to the BIT Department Head & Associate Professor Quinton Nottingham at email@example.com.
An earned doctorate in information systems, information technology, operations management, operations research, management science or a closely related field.
Ph.D. in IS or IT-related field (required for assistant collegiate professor). Professional certifications in cybersecurity, IT, or analytics.
Commensurate with Experience
The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.
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