The School of Business at the University at Albany (SUNY) is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor with expertise in cyber security, digital forensics, and data analytics to complement a growing team of scholars in an interdisciplinary Digital Forensics initiative. This position is part of a bold multi-year initiative to support forensics and security education and research.
Strong candidates for the position will have a background that has expertise in digital forensics cyber operations (cyber intelligence), and/or cyber security. Expertise in security data analytics, network analysis, and cyber incident response would also be desirable.
This is a 10-month appointment that allows for supplementary summer salary from research funding. The normal teaching load is two courses per semester for faculty who work with graduate students and who are research active (before course buyouts). We expect new faculty to strengthen our majors, strengthen our undergraduate and graduate programs, and strengthen the University mission through: (i) teaching with distinction, (ii) maintaining a strong externally funded research program, (iii) effectively mentoring graduate students, and (iv) participating in, as necessary, service to the department, college, university, and community. Participation in research, curriculum development, lab development, and teaching is expected. There is a strong preference for candidates with demonstrated experience in applying for and obtaining external funding.
A Ph.D. in Information Systems (MIS), Computer Science, Information Security, Digital Forensics, Informatics, or a closely related discipline from a college or university accredited by a USDOE or internationally recognized accrediting organization completed by May 2023.
Ability to work with a culturally diverse population.
Expertise in digital forensics, Cyber Operations (Cyber Intelligence), and/or Cyber security
A record of, or demonstrated potential, for research in the field of digital forensics, cyber operations (cyber intelligence), and/or cyber security.
Ability to teach effectively at graduate and undergraduate levels, in cyber security, forensics, and other related areas.
Experience in the field of security data analytics, network analysis, and cyber incident response
Demonstrated experience in applying for and obtaining external funding
A record of effectively teaching graduate and/or undergraduate levels
Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,900 students in nine schools and colleges across three campuses.
Located in Albany, New York, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks