Professor of Practice - Cybersecurity

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Sep 10, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Professor of Practice - Cybersecurity

Utica College, a small comprehensive college in Upstate New York, seeks applications for a two year initial term, non-tenure track Professor of Practice in its Department of Cybersecurity. He/She will provide service to the college by serving on faculty committees as requested by the Dean; attending all faculty meetings including School and Faculty Senate; have appropriate published office hours as approved by the Dean; scholarly activity and related research; willing to provide professional and academic support to students; becoming the program lead on computer forensics industry certifications; other duties as may be requested by the Dean. A Master’s degree and industry certifications in computer forensics is required and professional work experience is strongly preferred. Teaching responsibilities include teaching 4 courses a semester, which may consist of both face-to-face (on-ground) and online courses, as assigned by the program director.

Founded in 1946, Utica College is a private comprehensive institution distinguished for its integration of liberal and professional study. Our dedicated faculty and staff have built a tradition of excellence in teaching and learning with particular emphasis on providing individual attention to students. The College enrolls approximately 3,700 students – approximately 2,700 undergraduates and 1,000 graduate students. Utica College is located in an attractive area of upstate New York near the foothills of the Adirondacks offering easy access to a broad variety of recreational and cultural attractions.

In deciding whether to apply for a position at Utica College, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the UC mission and culture to help determine their potential success at Our Mission and Values Statement includes a commitment to fostering diversity in background,  perspective, and experience within an environment that is dedicated to the freedom of expression and the open sharing of ideas.  At UC, diversity means that we are a community that represents a range of human experience and makes conscious choices to appreciate, respect, and learn from each other. Utica College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society.

To apply, submit a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and a diversity statement.  Candidates are asked to submit an additional reflective statement about teaching in the required applicant document titled “diversity statement”. Since Utica College strives to be a diverse and inclusive community, it is essential that you include in this statement a reflection on the kinds of experiences you have had, and the kinds of approaches you would take, teaching and working with a diverse student body. (For the definition of diversity that we use at Utica College, please see the following web page:

Applications that do not address diversity will be considered incomplete.

In line with the College’s Affirmative Action Policy, there is no requirement or expectation that a candidate disclose their identity or membership in any protected class or group, either in the diversity statement or in other application documents submitted to the search committee. For additional information on what to provide in your diversity statement please reference the diversity statement guide at the following link:

All application materials must be submitted online at the following link:

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Utica College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.  We encourage applications from under-represented groups, including disabled and veterans as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations.