Limited-Term Faculty of Computer Science - Cybersecurity

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Job Title: Limited-Term Faculty of Computer Science - Cybersecurity
Location: UNG-Dahlonega, GA
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 222243
About Us

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Department Information

The MCCB serves more than 4,400 students in our service area. The position will be located at the Dahlonega campus, which offers abundant cultural and recreational opportunities as well as an outstanding quality of life. The department of Computer Science and Information Systems offers a B.S. in computer science, B.S. in Cybersecurity, a B.B.A. in information systems, a graduate certificate in IT leadership, graduate certificate in cybersecurity, a concentration in Information Assurance and Security, five minors in specialized domains of computer science, and an Associate’s degree in computer science. The computer science program is an accredited program by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

Job Summary

The University of North Georgia (UNG) is currently accepting applications for a LImited Term Faculty of Computer Science or Cybersecurity in the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems at the Mike Cottrell College of Business (MCCB) for spring semester 2021 and for summer 2021, with the possibility of continuation for the following academic year, depending on funding. The position involves teaching four courses during the spring semester, working with student organizations and engaging in research with faculty in the department. The position is benefits eligible. The start date is January 1, 2021.

  • The faculty member will teach cybersecurity courses, introductory programming, and upper division computer science courses for cybersecurity and computer science majors and minors, as well as some general education computer science and information technology courses.
  • Teach four courses, work with student projects, and assist faculty with research
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications
  • Masters degree in computer science or closely related field with at least 18 credit hours in computer science is required at the time of appointment
  • Cybersecurity industry certifications including but not limited to Security+, CEH, CISSP.
Preferred Qualifications
  • ABD or doctoral degree in computer science or related preferred with record of scholarship or potential.
Required Documents to Attach
  • Resume/Curruculum Vitae, Cover Letter, Transcripts, and Teaching Philosophy
Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of North Georgia, as determined by University of North Georgia in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

Special Applicant Instructions

If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at

Please submit contact information for three professional references.




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Posted: 1/12/2021
Application Due: 4/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time