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Assistant or Associate Professor of Information Systems (Cybersecurity), University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL)

The University of Missouri-St. Louis, College of Business Administration / Department of Information Systems is currently seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor of Information Systems in Cybersecurity.

This position is a full-time (nine-month) tenured/tenure-track appointment as Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Information Systems, the College of Business Administration at the University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL). The primary purpose of this position is to conduct research and to teach graduate and undergraduate courses. This position requires a commitment to working with diverse student and community populations. With nearly 15,000 students, UMSL is the largest public research university in eastern Missouri. It serves a diverse student body whose influence on the region upon graduation is immense.

As one of the few AACSB accredited schools with a DBA (Doctor of Business Administration) program, experience in executive education, practitioner-based research and dissertation supervision are critical attributes of successful applicants.

Essential tasks that must be performed:

  • Conduct independent research in information systems, particularly in cybersecurity and related topics, including software assurance, networking, cloud and database technologies, IoT, and cyber analytics
  • Teach basic and advanced courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Provide professional and community service


This position requires the holder to have a Ph.D. or in Information Systems (or a related area) or to be close to completing a Ph.D. The candidate should a commitment to and an established track record of teaching and research excellence. The successful applicant will receive a competitive salary, benefits, and research support. The teaching load for this position is a minimum of four classes per year (2-2 load) as determined by the department chair.


Applicants should upload a letter of interest, a curriculum vita, 2 research papers (i.e. publications, papers presented at conferences or working papers), 3 letters of recommendation, a research statement, and teaching evaluations to (the position ID is 26958). The application and recommendations should address the research and teaching activities that define the candidate’s area(s) of expertise and interest. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The contact for this job Dr. Dinesh Mirchandani at


The College of Business at the University of Missouri – St. Louis is accredited by the world's premier business school accrediting organization, the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) in both business and accounting; less than 2% of business schools worldwide have achieved this dual accreditation. The Princeton Review ranks the College in the top 3% of business schools in the nation. U.S. News and World Report continues to rank our international business program among America’s top 20 – for 15 years running. Our graduate business program is ranked by Military Times among the top 25 “Best for Vets” programs. And, the National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have designated our cybersecurity program as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE), making UMSL the only four-year institution in Missouri with this designation. UMSL additionally holds the NSA/DHS focus area specialization in Security Policy Development and Compliance.

The University of Missouri – St. Louis is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.

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