Instructor of Computer and Cyber Sciences

South Dakota, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Apr 20, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences at Dakota State University in Madison South Dakota is seeking applicants for four Instructors of Computer and Cyber Sciences. These are full-time positions (non-tenure-track) at the rank of Instructor.
The successful candidate must be able to teach a broad range of core and elective computer and cyber sciences courses at the undergraduate level.

Qualifications: MS degree in computer science, cyber security, or a closely related discipline is required. A Ph.D. is preferred. A strong commitment to excellence in teaching undergraduate courses, and an ability to work effectively with students and colleagues is required; teaching experience is strongly preferred. The ability to teach, or interest in teaching, online courses is preferred. Finalists for the position must communicate well and successfully complete the interview process.

The position will remain open until filled. The start date for this position is August 2021.

About the Beacom College: The college is a regional and national leader in computer and cyber sciences. We hold four National Centers of Academic Excellence designations, including the most technical for cyber operations and the most prestigious as a Regional Consultative Resource Center. We host the largest GenCyber camps in the country. These camps, funded by the National Science Foundation, inspire 7-12 graders to explore careers in Cybersecurity. We also host Teacher GenCyber Camps for 6-12 grade teachers in science, technology, engineering, and math. The Beacom College offers Associate, Bachelor, Masters and Doctoral degrees, and in Aug of 2019 we opened the Madison Cyber Labs (MadLabs) on our campus. These advanced facilities will bring together students, graduates, and researchers to work on cyber-related projects.

Applications must be submitted on-line at Applicants must submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae (CV), transcripts, and contact information of three professional references.

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

DSU is located in Madison, South Dakota in the southern lakes region of the state. The region boasts a wealth of outdoor sports and a life-style possible only in smaller towns and rural communities. Madison is just a 50-minute drive from Sioux Falls, the largest city in South Dakota.

Dakota State employees receive a comprehensive and flexible benefits package including paid time off, health and retirement benefits, and life and disability insurance options. Other benefits include reduced tuition, longevity pay and training opportunities. DSU also provides professional liability coverage.

Dakota State University is committed to recruitment, hiring and retention of minorities. We urge individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. Applicants with disabilities are invited to identify any necessary accommodations required in the application process. E-Verify, EOE.