Endowed Assistant Professor in Cloud Computing
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) invites applications for an endowed Assistant Professor position in Open Cloud Computing Technologies beginning August 2015. All cloud computing research areas will be considered, but high preference will be given to candidates with primary expertise in the areas of cyber security, risk assessment, system management and economic analysis in the cloud. Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Information Systems/Technology, or in a related area with outstanding academic credentials that clearly demonstrate their ability to conduct independent and successful research and teaching in cloud computing. Candidates must have excellent communication skills with a commitment to engage in a first-rate undergraduate and graduate education. Responsibilities for the positions include research, teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels and development of programs.
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is an emerging Tier One research institution specializing in security, health, energy sustainability and human and social development.
With nearly 29,000 students, it is the largest university in the San Antonio metropolitan region and is considered to be one of the country's largest Hispanic Serving Institutions. The university has been a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education as designated by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security since 2002 and was designated a Center of Excellence in Research in 2009.
UTSA advances knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. UTSA serves the San Antonio metropolitan area and the broader region of South Texas through programs and services offered from its three campuses: Main Campus, Downtown Campus and UTSA's Institute of Texan Cultures. The 600-acre Main Campus borders the Texas Hill Country and features academic and administrative buildings, athletic facilities and on-campus housing.
UTSA offers 66 bachelor's, 52 master's and 24 doctoral degree programs. UTSA is comprised of seven academic colleges and schools: the School of Architecture, the College of Business, the College of Education and Human Development, the College of Engineering, the College of Liberal and Fine Arts, the College of Public Policy and the College of Sciences. Faculty include more than 590 tenured and tenure track faculty members, with 98 percent holding doctorates or equivalent terminal degrees.
UTSA was recently rated one of the top 400 universities in the world and one of only seven Texas universities ranked by the Times Higher Education World University Ranking. And, UTSA was named one of the world's top 100 universities under 50 years old as part of the same study.
UTSA has been ranked as the No. 1 university in the country for cyber security programs. This is the outcome of a study conducted by the Ponemon Institute http://www.ponemon.org/ for HP's Enterprise Security Division.
The College of Business Department of Information Systems and Cyber Security offers a Bachelor in Business Administration with a major in Infrastructure Assurance and a major in Information Systems, a minor in Infrastructure Assurance, a minor in Digital Forensics and a minor in Network and Data Center Management. At the graduate level students can earn a Master of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Infrastructure Assurance. Students can also earn a Ph.D. with a concentration in Information Systems or Cyber Security. The coursework offered by this department includes approximately 18 to 20 courses covering all aspects of cyber security as well as traditional information systems classes. At the present time there are approximately 400 students enrolled in these programs.
Applications should include a cover letter, a complete resume, research and teaching statements; as well as the names, addresses and telephone numbers of at least three references. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications must have “Assistant Professor in Cloud Computing” in the subject line. Applicants who are invited to campus for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by the time of hire. Applications may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or sent by regular mail to:
Dr. Glenn Dietrich
Search Committee Chair
Department of Information Systems and Cyber Security
The University of Texas at San Antonio
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249
Review of complete applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.