Limited-Term Faculty of Computer Science and/or Cybersecurity

Job description

Job Title: Limited-Term Faculty of Computer Science and/or Cybersecurity
Location: UNG-Dahlonega, GA
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 225061
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 Department of Computer Science and Information Systems (CSIS) holds ABET accreditation for computer science and AACSB accreditation for the information systems program. In addition to the CSIS Department, the Mike Cottrell College of Business includes the Center for Cyber Operations Education, Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and the BB&T Center for Ethical Leadership. The College offers undergraduate degrees in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, and Technology Management, a B.B.A. degree, and two associate degrees. Graduate programs include the Cottrell M.B.A., Master of Accountancy, and three graduate certificates. The international group of teacher-scholars provides an exceptional learning community to prepare students for their professional roles and to engage with business and industry in the region to foster economic development. The CSIS Department works closely with the Center for Cyber Operations Education, designated as a National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense by the Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency, and prepares graduates for innovative careers.

Job Summary

The Computer Science and Information Systems Department in the Mike Cottrell College of Business (MCCB) at the University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for limited term faculty of computer science at the assistant or associate rank. Qualified candidates with teaching experience and research interests in Cybersecurity are preferred. This is a full-time limited term position with benefits, with a start date of August 1, 2021.

  • The faculty member will teach introductory programming and upper division computer science courses for computer science and cybersecurity majors and minors, as well as some general education computer science and information technology courses.
  • The faculty member will also participate in scholarship within the discipline, and serve the academic community.
  • The standard teaching load for an academically qualified faculty member is 18 credit hours per academic year. Extra teaching load may be assigned. There is an expectation of travel to other campuses for teaching and/or to participate in other job related functions.
  • Other related duties may be assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of teaching and learning practices
  • Knowledge of theoretical and applied concepts of computer science
  • Ability to conduct and publish academic research; passion for working with students to develop their skills and expertise
Required Qualifications
  • A Ph.D. in computer science or closely related field is required at the time of appointment, may consider ABD nearing completion.
  • Qualified candidate is required to have teaching experience and active research stream in Computer Science and/or Cybersecurity.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Preference given to candidates with Cybersecurity industry certifications such as Security+, CEH, CISSP, etc.
Required Documents to Attach
    Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy, Unofficial Transcripts
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: 3/28/2021
Application Due: 7/11/2021
Work Type: Full Time