10005418 CISCO CCNA Security, Undergraduate School - Adjunct Faculty

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Adjunct Faculty


UMUC Stateside

The Undergraduate School

Location:  Online

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) seeks adjunct faculty to teach, online in the Computer Networking and Security program. Specifically, we are seeking faculty for the following course:

CISCO CCNA Security (CMIT 454, 3 Credits) 
(Designed to help students prepare for the Cisco CCNA Security Exam.) Prerequisite: CMIT 350. A comprehensive study of methods for securing Cisco Systems technologies. The objective is to create a security infrastructure and to monitor networks, identify and address threats, and detect and remove vulnerabilities. Focus is on developing the skills required to secure and defend computer networks that use Cisco technologies.

Required Education and Experience 

Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field from an accredited institution of higher learning
Interested faculty should have an active and current CCNA-Security certification. Additionally, faculty must preferably be a Cisco Certified Academy Instructor (CCAI), or must be willing to become a CCAI by themselves within two months of hiring.
Professional experience in Computer Networking and Security
You must meet the minimum technology requirements, which can be reviewed at https://www.umuc.edu/visitors/careers/facultyrecruit/upload/Adjunct-Faculty-Minimum-Technology-Requirements.pdf  
Experience teaching adult learners online and in higher education is strongly preferred
This position is specifically to teach online​

Materials needed for submission

Resume/ Curriculum Vitae
Cover letter highly preferred

If selected, candidates with international degrees may be required to submit translation/ degree evaluation from WES, AACRAO or IERF

Who We Are and Who We Serve

UMUC—one of 12 degree-granting institutions in the University System of Maryland (USM)—is a mission-driven institution with seven core values that guide us in all we do. At the top of the list is "Students First,” and we strive to do just that for our 90,000 students at home and abroad. From its start in 1947, UMUC has demonstrated its commitment to adult learners. We recognize that adult students need flexibility and options. UMUC is proud to be a global, 24-hour, institution of higher learning.

The typical UMUC student is an adult learner juggling a career, family, and other priorities. Roughly 80% work full time, half are parents, and half are minority students. They are continuing their education to better themselves, their families, and their professional opportunities. UMUC is also a leading higher education provider to the U.S. military, enrolling 55,000 active-duty service members, reservists, National Guard members, veterans, and family members annually. We are proud of our military heritage and are committed to this service.

The Adjunct Faculty Role at UMUC

UMUC is committed to helping students achieve success not only with us, but also in their professional fields. As a result, we actively seek faculty members who are scholar-practitioners: professionals who are actively and successfully engaged in their field who additionally wish to help the next generation of professionals grow in their knowledge and expertise through education.  Your role as an adjunct faculty member will be to:

Actively engage students through frequent interaction that motivates them to succeed, and conveys a genuine energy and enthusiasm for their learning.
Guide students in active collaboration and the application of their learning in problem- and project-based learning demonstrations.
Provide rich and regular constructive feedback, utilizing rubrics effectively for the assessment of student work, and acknowledging student accomplishments.
Demonstrate relevant and current subject-matter expertise, and help students connect concepts across their academic program.
Provide feedback to your program chair on possible curricular improvements.
The Computer Networking and Security program at UMUC

Please visit the following link to learn more about this program, including its description, outcomes, and coursework: http://www.umuc.edu/academic-programs/course-information.cfm?course=cmit

Faculty Training at UMUC

We are committed to your professional success at UMUC. Each new faculty member is required to successfully complete our online two-week new faculty orientation, FacDev 411, as a condition of hire.

Position Available and will Remain Open until Filled

Salary Commensurate with Experience

Adjunct faculty candidates will be required to provide official transcripts during the candidate selection process.




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Job No: 10005418
Posted: 3/29/2018
Application Due: 5/28/2018
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