Faculty, Assistant Professor - Cybersecurity

Location
Utah, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Feb 16, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


Faculty, Assistant Professor - Cybersecurity

Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)

Summary:
UVU is seeking an Assistant Professor in Cybersecurity to educate and prepare our students to be the best they can be.

This position is expected to mainly teach undergraduate cybersecurity courses (such as cybersecurity fundamentals, digital forensic fundamentals, network security, web application security, and cybersecurity risk management).
  • Teaches day, evening, online, hybrid, and off-campus classes as needed or assigned.
  • Provides service to the department, college, university, and community. Engages in scholarly activities.
  • Participates in the accreditation assessment process.
  • Develops a learning environment and activities that provide opportunities for students to develop to their fullest potential and achieve their learning objectives.

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.


Required Qualifications:
Ph.D. , D.Sci., or ABD in Information Assurance, Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Forensics, or closely related academic field from an accredited institution.

The successful candidate with ABD is expected to earn an appropriate doctorate by August 15, 2021.

Cybersecurity teaching, training, and/or industry experience.

Publication of research in peer-reviewed journals or presentations at academic or professional conferences.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of subject matter and course content pertinent to cybersecurity programs.
  • Expertise in tools (such as Splunk, Wireshark, Immunity, Nessus, etc.) appropriate for upper-division and graduate-level technical cybersecurity courses.
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity trends.
  • Knowledge of online teaching environments, such as Canvas or other course learning/training management systems.
  • Enterprise security design and implementation skills.
  • Educational or training curriculum development skills.
  • Interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to plan measurable objectives, prepare instructional materials, and follow an approved curriculum.
  • Ability to assess student work and maintain and submit accurate and current plans, reports, and records involving student accountability, attendance, and performance.
  • Ability to assist the department chair, and/or program coordinators, faculty, department staff and industry partners in maintaining effective programs.


Preferred Qualifications:
Relevant industry certifications, such as CISSP, GIAC, and/or CISM preferred


Physical Requirements:
Requires frequent standing, sitting, walking, talking, continuous hearing, seeing, and vision abiitity. May occasionally climb, bend, stoop, twist or reach.


Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.


FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC01421
Open Date: 02/08/2021
Review Start Date: 02/08/2021
Close Date: 4/30/2021
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: Discuss your cybersecurity technical skills, tools used, and practical experience in your cover letter.

Review courses at https://www.uvu.edu/catalog/current/courses/information-technology/. List top 5 (in order) undergraduate courses qualified to teach. List the top 5 (in order) graduate (6000-level) courses you are qualified to teach. Provide this information in your application materials.


To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/21470

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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