FT/Tenure Track Instructor - Computer Science (Cybersecurity)

Santa Monica College
Santa Monica, California
$62,407 - $130,032 / year
Oct 03, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Community College

Santa Monica College


FT/Tenure Track Instructor - Computer Science (Cybersecurity)

Salary: $62,407 - $130,032

Deadline: Monday, February 10, 2020


Please click on the link below to review the detailed job bulletin: https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/smcacademic/jobs/2585654/ft-tenure-track-instructor-computer-science-cybersecurity?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


Job Duties

-Teach in at least four of the following areas: cybersecurity, networking, cloud computing, ethical hacking, digital forensics, system hardening and risk analysis.

- Coordinate, plan, prepare, present, evaluate, and deliver classroom and online/hybrid instruction and related activities using multiple teaching methodologies.

- Develop and revise curriculum in keeping with industry trends;

- Maintain currency in the computer science and cybersecurity fields;

- Assist in the growth and success of a diverse population of students through careful preparation of course materials, effective teaching methodologies, and informed critical feedback on assignments and discussion;

- Develop and file appropriate syllabi for each course taught, ensuring that each syllabus conforms to approved curriculum, has appropriate content and pedagogy, and reflects currency in field;

- Recommend textbooks and other instructional materials, especially zero cost options, as well as  classroom and laboratory equipment to the department;

- Keep students informed about their progress through the prompt evaluation and grading of assignments;

- Maintain and report accurate and complete scholastic records, including attendance records;

- Participate in program and curriculum review and development;

- Develop and assess student learning and program level outcomes;

- Utilize the results of student learning outcomes assessment to make improvements in teaching and learning;

- Post and maintain office hours for student consultations;

- Participate in student recruitment and articulation programs;

- Participate in faculty recruitment and peer evaluation;

- Collegially participate in department, college, and discipline-specific activities;

- Participate in assignments and activities that support accreditation, institutional planning, and institutional effectiveness;

- Participate in college governance, including serving on various committees;

- Participate in local, state, regional, and national professional activities and organizations;

- Attend faculty meetings, college assemblies, professional development and orientation activities, and other meetings as called by the department chair, vice president, superintendent/president, or designee;

- Assist and participate in departmental activities to help the discipline grow and stay current with industry trends;

- Establish partnerships with organizations and businesses to setup internships and job-based learning opportunities for our students.


Minimum Qualifications

Master's in computer science or computer engineering OR bachelor's in either of the above AND master's in mathematics, cybernetics, business administration, accounting or engineering OR bachelor's in engineering AND master's in cybernetics, engineering, mathematics, or business administration OR bachelor's in mathematics AND master's in cybernetics, engineering, mathematics, or business administration OR bachelor's degree in any of the above AND a master's degree in information science, computer information systems, or information systems OR the equivalent OR possession of an appropriate valid California Community College Credential authorizing service in the specified subject area(s). (NOTE: Courses in the use of computer programs for application to a particular discipline may be classified, for the minimum qualification purposes, under the discipline of the application.)

Evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the socioeconomic, academic, cultural and ethnic diversity within the college student population including students with physical and/or learning disabilities as these factors relate to differences in learning styles.


Preferred Qualifications

Teaching experience in beginning and intermediate level computer networking.

Hold industry recognized cyber certifications such as CISSP, Security+ or CCNA Security; Working knowledge of cloud computing services (Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure).

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;

Ability to maintain subject matter currency.


The Santa Monica Community College District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. 

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