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Professor of Practice of Cybersecurity

Assumption University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Nov 14, 2022
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Company Description:

Assumption University is a comprehensive, Catholic liberal arts institution sponsored by the Augustinians of the Assumption. We awaken in students a sense of wonder, discovery, and purpose, forming graduates known for their intellectual seriousness, thoughtful citizenship, and devotion to the common good. Our curricular and co-curricular programs provide students with an education that shapes their souls, forms them intellectually, and prepares them for meaningful careers. We are a diverse community that welcomes different points of view and embraces all who share our mission. Enlivened by the Catholic affirmation of the harmony of faith and reason and by the pursuit of the truth in the company of friends, an Assumption education transforms the minds and hearts of students. An Equal Opportunity Employer. Assumption favors diversity, ecumenically welcomes all who share its goals, and strongly encourages applicants from underrepresented racial minorities to apply.

Assumption University is a private, Catholic university which offers its 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students a Catholic liberal education. The University is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, New England's second largest city that "combines the warmth of a small town with the convenience of a thriving city."

Job Description:

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Assumption University invites applications for a full-time position as Professor of Practice commencing with the 2023/2024 academic year. The position carries a teaching load of eight courses for the academic year. The successful applicant should be able to teach a broad range of Cybersecurity courses. The instruction modality for this position will be on-campus, in-person. We seek a candidate committed to high quality teaching and undergraduate mentoring and advising, with an interest in participating in student-faculty research. We also seek a candidate with professional experience and/or industry certifications and familiarity with the Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) program defined by the National Security Agency (NSA).


* Master of Science degree in Cybersecurity, Information Security, or a related field, required;

* ABD graduate students with prior teaching experience may also be considered;

* Must be willing to contribute actively to the mission of the University, including its commitment to diversity and inclusion as well as showing respect for the Catholic and Assumptionist identity;

* Vaccinated and boostered for COVID-19 required.

Application Instructions:

Applicants should submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of any experience as a mentor for student research, a statement outlining the applicant's vision for advancing the Cybersecurity program, and the names and contact information for three references who can attest to the applicant's teaching experience and qualifications. In the cover letter, we invite candidates to describe their experiences working with a diverse student body. Finalists will also be asked to provide official transcripts of academic work from the highest degree-granting institution and three written letters of recommendation. Materials must be submitted online as MS Word documents or PDF files at the following website:

Review of applicants will begin October 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Appointments are contingent on course enrollments. Inquiries about the position should be directed to the Director of Cybersecurity, Dr. Raymond Albert at

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