Faculty - Assistant Professor - Cybersecurity MS

Sep 26, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Faculty - Assistant Professor - Cybersecurity MS

Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)

UVU is seeking an Assistant Professor in Cybersecurity MS within the department of Information Systems/Technology. The Assistant Professor participates in the development of information security and cybersecurity curriculum for graduate and undergraduate programs. Teaches information security, information technology, and cybersecurity courses (such as information security fundamentals, security management, network security, cybersecurity laws, cybersecurity operations, network forensics, network defense and countermeasures, penetration testing, reverse engineering, database security/auditing, and malware analysis). Teaches day, evening, online, hybrid, and off-campus classes as needed or assigned. Provides service to the department, college, university, and community. Engages in scholarly activities. Participates in the accreditation assessment process. Develops a learning environment and activities that provide opportunities for students to develop to their fullest potential and achieve their learning objectives.

Required Qualifications:
Ph.D. or D.Sci. in Cybersecurity, Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Assurance, or closely related academic field from an accredited institution.
Demonstrated teaching experience in Cybersecurity.
Evidence of scholarly research and presentations at academic or professional conferences.
Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of subject matter and course content pertinent to Cybersecurity programs.
  • Knowledge of online teaching environments, such as Canvas or other course management systems.
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity trends.
  • Interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Curriculum development skills.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Enterprise security design and implementation skills.
  • Ability to plan measurable objectives, prepare instructional materials, and follow an approved curriculum.
  • Ability to assess student work and maintain and submit accurate and current plans, reports, and records involving student accountability, attendance, and performance.
  • Ability to assist academic advisers, the department chairperson, and/or the program coordinators, faculty, department staff and industry partners in maintaining an effective programs.

Preferred Qualifications:
Graduate teaching experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:
Physical ability to operate computers and duties typically performed by full-time faculty members

Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range:

Advertisement Number: FAC12717
Open Date: 09/19/2017
Review Start Date: 10/20/2017
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: Identify which security courses you believe you are qualified to teach: http://www.uvu.edu/catalog/current/courses/information-technology/ http://www.uvu.edu/catalog/current/courses/information-systems-and-technology/

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/3451

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