Part-Time Faculty of Cybersecurity

Job description

Part-Time Faculty of Cybersecurity

Job ID: 225267
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia;Marietta, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Department Information
KSU has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the NSA and DHS in 2004, 2007, 2012 and 2015. There are several security programs on campus with the need for qualified part-time faculty.

Job Summary
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a pool of open rank, part-time faculty positions, beginning August 1, 2021. Rank is determined at the time of hiring and will be commensurate with experience.

Area of specialization include: Cybersecurity/Information Security

Teaching expectations include:
Teaching courses or assisting in the instruction of courses in principles of cybersecurity, cybersecurity management, contingency planning, digital forensics, network security, cloud security, web application security, cryptography, cybercrime, law & ethics, or other courses related to information security or cybersecurity.

Also expected to grade or assist in the grading of student assignments and assessments, providing feedback on student performance and answering questions regarding the curriculum and the discipline.

Selected faculty will be eligible to work remotely thus precluding the need to physically travel to KSU.

Required Qualifications

  • An earned Master's or Doctorate in Cybersecurity, Information Security, Criminal Justice, or closely related discipline, or the foreign equivalent is required. Applicants with a Criminal Justice degree should have graduate coursework in cybercrime and/or extensive experience working in cybercrime/cybersecurity.

Preferred Qualifications
    Cybersecurity/Information Security Certifications from (ISC)2, ISACA, GIAC, or EC-Council. College-level teaching experience Online teaching experience

Required Documents to Attach
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts Due Upon Hire)

Apply Before Date
Open until filled.

Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Dr. Mike Whitman, [email protected].

For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at [email protected]. For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at 877-251-2644, or by email at [email protected].

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007.

Participant ID: 61415

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Job No:
Posted: 4/2/2021
Application Due: 5/8/2021
Work Type: Part Time