Assistant Professor, Computer Networking & Information Technology

Menomonie, Wisconsin
Oct 15, 2020
Nov 14, 2020
Employment Status
Full Time


On October 6, 2017 University of Wisconsin-Stout was designated a National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Defense for academic years 2017-2022 by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

UW-Stout is the first four-year university to receive this designation in the state of Wisconsin. The NSA and DHS have certified that UW-Stout’s CNIT curriculum meets or exceeds the requirements for CAE designation, as cited by the National Information Assurance Education and Training Program (NIETP).

Recently, the CNIT program was awarded Department of Defense Cybersecurity grants to support cybersecurity curricula development and cybersecurity capacity building.  CNIT students have repeatedly won recognition for their IT and security skills in national and international competitions.

The University of Wisconsin-Stout invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Computer Networking & Information Technology (CNIT).  Anticipated start date is August 23, 2021.


Minimum / Required

  • ABD in IT or related discipline by appointment start date with a majority of coursework in CNIT
  • 2 years of industry experience with installation, implementation and troubleshooting networking equipment
  • 1 year of demonstrated teaching experience in an academic or industry setting 
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively

To view the full vacancy announcement and to apply visit:

To ensure consideration complete applications must be submitted online by Sunday, November 15, 2020. Screening of applications may continue until the position is filled.

If you have questions, please contact Suzanne Rowan, Search Coordinator at

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans and individuals with disabilities.

An offer of employment is contingent upon the final candidate passing a criminal background check and a reference check process.

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