University of Maryland University College (UMUC) seeks an adjunct faculty to teach Digital Forensics courses within the Cybersecurity discipline. UMUC is one of 11 degree-granting institutions in the University System of Maryland (USM). Working adults, military personnel, and other students around the globe are achieving their academic goals through UMUC's innovative educational options, including online instruction, accelerated academic programs, and classroom-based courses taught during the daytime, evenings, and weekends. Currently, more than 42,000 students attend UMUC nationally, and an additional 37,000 students attend UMUC at on site classes in more than 25 countries throughout the world; about 58,000 students are active duty military, veterans, and their families. In 2012, UMUC had over 262,000 online course enrollments.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
Faculty will be required to a course, from a selection of three courses in the Digital Forensics Program. Each course covers each of the following areas:
An in-depth study of the theory and practice of digital forensics.
A study of the processes and technologies used in the collection, preservation, and analysis of digital evidence in local, networked, and cloud environments.
An examination of policies and procedures related to security incidents, exposures, and risks and technologies used to respond to such threats
Providing students with an engaging and challenging environment to learn and develop technology skills
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
PHD/Doctorate degree required in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other applicable degree from a regionally accredited institution
A relevant MSc from a regionally accredited institution with industry experience with Digital Forensics and Certifications in the area.
Teaching experience in Digital Forensics.
Understanding of adult learning, and utilizing technology within the classroom
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Prior teaching experience and experience with online teaching environments preferred
POSITION AVAILABLE SPRING 2014 & WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED
SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE
All submissions should include a cover letter and résumé. For detailed benefits information, please visit http://www.umuc.edu/visitors/careers/benefits.cfm
Adjunct faculty candidates will be required to provide official transcripts as required during the candidate selection process.
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