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Assistant Professor-Computer & Information Sciences
DATE:   8/20/2019
JOB TITLE:   Assistant Professor-Computer Information Sciences
JOB STATUS:   FT
FLSA STATUS:   Exempt
TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:   ISDF Graduate Director
DEPARTMENT:   Art and Sciences
SECTOR:   ACAD

SUMMARY:

Niagara University's Department of Computer & Information Sciences invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence in the spring 2020 or fall 2020 semester.

Job Requirements

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Information Security or closely related field completed at the time of appointment. We welcome candidates with experience in cybersecurity but preference will be given to candidates with background in risk management, and enterprise security . Evidence of scholarship, excellence in teaching, and grant development is preferred. Niagara University has a main campus in Lewiston, NY, U.S.A. and a site in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada. Primary responsibilities for this position will be in Lewiston, NY.  The successful candidate, will be required to certify that he or she is authorized to work in the United States of America, and will be required to provide timely documentation of identity and employment eligibility

As a tenure-track faculty member, the hired candidate will be required to teach three courses in each of the fall and spring semesters, publish impactful scholarly research and participate in service (committees, advisement, etc.) to the department, college and university.  Attendance at periodic meetings and holding regular office hours will also be expected.  The courses assigned will be primarily at the graduate-level, though they may include other areas as department needs dictate – as well as a mix of traditional (face-to-face) and online formats. This position is subject to budgetary and administrative approval.  

Application reviews will begin September 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Primary responsibilities for this position will be in Lewiston, NY.  

About the Institution

Niagara University was founded in 1856 by the Catholic Vincentian Fathers, whose mission emphasizes practical training and excellence in service of society.  NU’s traditional stone buildings and leafy green campus sits on Monteagle Ridge, overlooking the Niagara River Gorge just three miles north of the majestic Niagara Falls.  Immediately adjacent to Canada, NU’s bi-national culture is built on close proximity to major manufacturing and business centers in Buffalo and Toronto, attracting from both countries significant populations of students and faculty.  

Along with your online application, please attach: Letter of interest, Curriculum vitae., Teaching evaluations and Research Philosophy and plan.

Successful candidates will also be required to submit the names and contact information for three personal references. Any inquiries about the position or application instructions can be directed to:  Dr Petter Lovaas,Search Committee Chair , Department of Computer & Information Sciences , PO Box 2018,Niagara University , Niagara University, NY 14109-2018;plovaas@niagara.edu ; fax : (716)286-8445.



Non Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Policy:

NIAGARA UNIVERSITY is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with our Catholic mission, Niagara University is committed to providing equal employment and educational opportunities and will not discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex (gender), national origin, religious preference, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristic, status as veteran or disability. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Ryan Thompson, Esq., Title IX Coordinator, Office for Equity & Inclusion, 716-286-8324, rthompson@niagara.edu, www.niagara.edu/oei, Office Location: O’Shea Hall, B27. For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

Niagara University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. A copy of the Student Right to Know Annual Security Report is available at: http://www.niagara.edu/safety
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