Assistance Professor of Practice
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Job no: 521310
Work type: Teaching & Research Faculty
Senior management: College of Business
Department: Business Information Technology
Categories: Instructional / Teaching Faculty
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 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Assistant Professor of Practice: At least a master’s degree in business administration, business analytics, information systems (IS), information technology (IT) or related field; job-related experience in IT, cybersecurity, analytics; effective communication skills.
Ph.D. in IS or IT-related field (required for assistant collegiate professor).
Professional certifications in cybersecurity, IT, or analytics.
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.
Commensurate with experience
The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.
About Virginia Tech
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