Cybersecurity Faculty

Maryland, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 19, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Howard Community College (HCC) is an exciting place to work, learn, and grow! HCC has been awarded the distinction as a "Great College to Work for" since 2009 from The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Howard Community College values diversity among its faculty, staff and student population. We are an innovative institution that is committed to responding to the ever-changing needs and interests of a diverse and dynamic community. No matter where you want to go in your career, you can get there from here!

The Business & Computer Systems Division is seeking an outstanding faculty member to teach and deliver lectures in Cybersecurity and prepare and assist students with hands on work in the Cyber Labs. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to develop and deliver additional course materials at the associate degree level as needed to keep pace with the fast-growing nature of technology.

The candidate will also work with an interdisciplinary team of faculty teaching Cybersecurity, CISCO, Linux, Computer Science, Cloud Computing and Cloud Security, supporting the success and growth of the Cyber Technology courses and programs. Other responsibilities of the candidate include, but are not limited to designing, developing and assessing courseware in curriculum areas. In addition, serving on departmental and college committees and taking a role as an academic advisor and mentor are part of the position responsibilities.

Work Performed

  • Teaching Cybersecurity and Cloud security, including hands on work in the Cyber Labs
  • Development and delivery of course materials on the College Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Participation in departmental and college committees
  • Working with HCC's partners or institutions in the Cyber area
  • Serving as an academic advisor and mentor
  • Discipline coordination including hiring and support of adjunct faculty in their teaching and development, management of course scheduling and curriculum
  • A full list of faculty responsibilities can be found at


  • Bachelor's degree (Masters preferred) and five years of work experience as networking and cybersecurity professional
  • Experience in college-level teaching in Cybersecurity, Cyber Technologies and Cloud Computing
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team to achieve project goals
  • Commitment to working collaboratively with a network of faculty, institutions and industry involved in both the CAE 2Y and CyberWatch programs
  • Other technical qualifications: CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, CCNA, AWS Cloud Practitioner, CISSP, SANS, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), are strongly desired
  • Knowledge of AWS, Azure, Linux, CISCO, Firewalls, Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems, Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Assessment are strongly desired

Additional Information:

Hours Per Week: 37.5
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday; Hours vary based on course schedule
Compensation: Starting salary from $68,750, commensurate with experience plus excellent medical & dental insurance, sick leave and tuition reimbursement
Grade: Full Time 10-month Faculty
FLSA Status: Exempt
Open Until Filled
Best Consideration: April 16, 2021

*Pre-employment criminal background investigation is a condition of employment.

As a participating member of the Maryland Retirement and Pension System, HCC offers two retirement options: The Pension, which requires a 7% employee contribution and The ORP, a 403(b) with a 7.25% employer contribution only. Employees in positions that do not require a bachelor's degree must participate in The Pension. Employees that possess a bachelor's degree and hold professional positions that require a bachelor's degree may choose to participate in either The Pension or The ORP.

Howard Community College (HCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer & values diversity within its faculty, staff & student population. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

HCC understands that persons with specific disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance with the job application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 443-518-1100.

Application Instructions:

This position reports daily at our campus in Columbia, MD and does not offer relocation benefits. Candidates must live in the commutable area or relocate at their own expense.

Please submit the following:

  1. Completed Application (Candidates will be evaluated on completing the college's application in full)
  2. Resume
  3. Cover Letter
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy (Max 1 page)
  5. Unofficial or official transcripts