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Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity (49924)

Employer
Indiana Tech
Location
Fort Wayne Campus - Fort Wayne, IN, 46803

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Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Criminal Justice
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Job Location: Fort Wayne Campus - Fort Wayne, IN

Position Type: Tenure Track

Education Level: Doctorate Degree Preferred

Job Category: Education

At Indiana Tech, we excel at educating students from all walks of life, for all kinds of meaningful work. We are truly an inclusive community of learners, ensuring that students are supported, inspired, and empowered to maximize their professional prospects, advance in their careers, and improve their lives and the lives of others.

Indiana Tech is a thriving, independent, teaching-oriented institution with a focus on career-oriented programs in business, engineering, information technology and computer science, criminal justice, life sciences, human services and many other concentrations. Indiana Tech enrolls nearly 1,500 students in its traditional undergraduate programs on its picturesque main campus and nearly 5,000 students in its College of Professional Studies programs online and onsite at 15 regional locations. Degrees are offered at the associate, bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels.

Over 41% of our students are either globally or domestically diverse; this contributes to our unique vibrant and inclusive campus community. All academic programs are designed to provide students with relevant and practical experiences, including an emphasis on internships. The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Indiana Institute of Technology embraces diversity and equal opportunity intentionally. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success with respect to educating our students to become global citizens. Indiana Tech is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Indiana Tech has big plans for its future. Learn more at Indiana Tech Strategic Plan. Visit the College of Engineering at Talwar College of Engineering and Computer Sciences - Academics (indianatech.edu).

The Warrior Community seeks a full-time faculty member for the Talwar College of Engineering and Computer Sciences. The Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity will be responsible for teaching courses that support the mission of the university. A strong candidate would have knowledge/interest to gain knowledge in Information Security, Cybersecurity principles, and the latest advances in cybersecurity like AI in cybersecurity. Certifications in CompTIA Security+, CEH, and CISSP are desired.

This is a tenure-track, 9-month position teaching in face-to-face and online course delivery. Additional responsibilities include professional development, student development, and service to the Talwar College of Engineering and Computer Sciences.


The position includes teaching four courses per semester as assigned by the Dean, holding eight office hours per week, and advising and fostering relationships both in and out of the classroom. Leading in the development of new programs and the improvement of existing programs and curricula, particularly in the online modality is emphasized. Additional duties include fulfilling service and professional development requirements as outlined in the tenure process, actively participating in student recruiting and retention initiatives, maintaining academic records of courses to assist in specialized accreditation, designing and revising curriculum for optimal student success, supporting efforts to increase access and success in higher education for underrepresented students, performing other duties assigned by the Dean, and supporting the mission, vision, and strategic plan of Indiana Institute of Technology. The successful candidate will work closely with other programs in the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences. This faculty position reports to the Dean of the Talwar College of Engineering and Computer Sciences.

Master's degree is required, a terminal degree in Cybersecurity or highly related field is preferred. The successful candidate will have college-level teaching and developing online academic program and curriculum experience. Online teaching experience is preferred.

Demonstration of the ability to work with a diverse student population, and demonstration of developing effective relationships with students that prepare students for academic and career success are necessary. Applicants should be able to use technology effectively in all aspects of their work, including teaching. Strong written and oral communication is necessary. Experience teaching with a Learning Management System is required, preferably Blackboard or Canvas.

Work is normally performed in a typical classroom/office environment. Scheduling must be flexible to accommodate early morning, evening or weekend work when needed to support University initiatives. Scheduling of work supporting online students must be flexible to accommodate student learning. Responsiveness and availability over the summer is expected.

A complete job description is available to qualified candidates.

Application materials must include a cover letter, vitae, and transcripts. Applicants should be prepared to write a response to Tech's mission and diversity statement during the application process. Faculty are expected to provide official transcripts upon hire.

The position remains open until filled. For preferred review of materials please apply by September 30, 2022.

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