Embr y-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott, Arizona campus is
accepting applications for multiple tenure-track assistant or
associate-level professor positions in Cyber Intelligence and
Security (CIS) to start in Fall of 2021. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical
University’s Prescott campus is respected worldwide for
cutting-edge instruction and training for tomorrow’s aviation,
aerospace, security and intelligence leaders. Prescott is a
mile-high city and its climate reflects seasonable weather
excellent for flying. Daytime averages are 80°F in the summer and
45°F in the winter. At 5,000 ft. above sea level, it boasts a mild
climate, clean air, pristine wilderness areas, and nearby national
forests. The university is a small, private, residential university
in the mountains of Arizona with approximately 3,500 students.
Staff/faculty/student interaction is highly valued and is a central
theme of our campus. It is located 100 miles north of Phoenix and
120 miles south of the Grand Canyon.
Our CIS department is a National Security Agency (NSA) and
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) designated National Center of
Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education, and one of the
world’s few cybersecurity programs accredited by ABET Computing
Accreditation Commission (CAC).
As a faculty candidate you should demonstrate excellence in
teaching both undergraduate and masters-level courses. In addition
to teaching, there is an expectation for university service such as
mentoring and committee service as well as active engagement in
scholarly and professional activities. Excellent interpersonal
skills, written and oral communications skills and a strong command
of the English language are required.
We are interested in candidates with teaching acumen in CIS subject
areas such as: digital forensics; ethical hacking; malware and
vulnerability analysis, and reverse engineering; embedded and
industrial control systems; wireless and mobile security; database
system, software, and cloud computing security; data science;
cyber-physical systems; and, the Internet-of-Things.
Our students are industry-competitive have landed coveted
scholarships from the Department of Defense (DoD) Cyber Scholarship
Program as well as internships and full-time jobs at US government
agencies, the DoD, and various private organizations.
ERAU benefits include:
- Relocation support provided
- Retirement Plan - ERAU offers immediate vesting and provides a
6% gift and will match up to 3.5% of employee contributions
- Two BC/BS health plans – PPO and high deductible plan with a
health savings account
- Tuition waivers for employees, spouses, and dependent
- Use of various campus services: fitness center, library, mail
room and enjoy observation flights
The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in cyber security,
computer science, engineering, or a related field and demonstrate
the ability to excel in teaching while maintaining a program of
research/scholarly activity that involves students.
Please include vitae, unofficial transcripts and three (3)
references in your application material.