Assistant Professor in Cybersecurity

Webster Groves, Saint Louis County / Saint Louis, Saint Louis City County
Oct 02, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Mathematics and Computer Science Department

Academic Year 2017-2018 (January) or 2018-2019 (August)

This is a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Salary will be competitive with other private schools having regional accreditation in the Midwest.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a wide range of cybersecurity courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. This position carries a teaching load of six courses per calendar year. Candidates must be able to communicate complex concepts to a diverse student population, and be committed to quality teaching, scholarship, and service in a global university.

Minimum Qualifications     

Candidates should possess a Ph.D. in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or related discipline with experience in cybersecurity or information security.

Preferred Qualifications     

Teaching at the college level is preferred.
Essential Duties     

Specific teaching expectations include but are not limited to:
1. Emphasizing the application of cybersecurity theory in real-world applications
2. Cybersecurity communications
3. Critical infrastructures
4. Encryption/decryption
5. Intelligence/counter-intelligence
6. Threat detection
7. Protection of space assets
8. Cloud computing

Other Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be expected to
a) Teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate level
b) Teach day classes, evening classes, and online classes
c) Advise students
d) Assist with curriculum development
e) Assist academic program assessment
f) Participate in appropriate professional development (Boyer Model)
g) Maintain competence in the field by staying current with new and emerging theory, applications and pedagogy
h) Serve on department, school, and university committees
i) Perform administrative tasks as needed

Special Instructions to Applicants     

Interested applicants should apply online and submit: (1) a letter of interest which addresses the identified qualifications, (2) an expanded resume or curriculum vitae, and (3) references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will assume the position Spring or Fall 2018 (January/August)

Webster University is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to maintaining a culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff of the highest caliber.  Accordingly, Webster University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ethnicity, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.