The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science ( MCS ) at
Coppin State University ( CSU ) seeks applications for one full
time tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Cybersecurity
Engineering position with a Ph.D. in Cybersecurity, Computer
Science. Digital Forensics or Computer Engineering related
discipline. The CSU is a model urban, residential liberal arts
university located in the northwest section of the City of
Baltimore, MD. The MCS department is close to launching a
Cybersecurity Engineering ( CYSE ) Physical Systems accentuated BS
Degree program, and faculty candidates will be encouraged to
advance their skills and core competencies in the area of system
attack, infiltration, exploitation, defense, mitigation, and
recovery. This position carry the CYSE and Computer Science program
curriculum advancement and instructional content teaching and
development, Cyber-lab supported advance CYSE R&D projects
development and testing responsibilities, and participation in
faculty and students training activities, and pursuing an engaging
research grant writing agenda linking to NSA - CAE Cyber Operations
Fundamental Knowledge Units, and seeking the ABET accreditation
will be some of the areas MCS department is moving forward, and new
faculty-hire will have the opportunity to play a leading role.
Other desirable areas are Al/ML, Data Science, intelligent systems
or quantum information science and computing. It is imperative that
all prospective applicants have experience and strong knowledge of
developing software from object-oriented programming languages.
Current primary languages taught in the MCS department include,
Java, C++, Python, and Ruby. The candidates must be familiar with
one or more professional Integrated Development Environment, such
as: Eclipse, MS Visual Studio Professional or a comparable IDEs.
Obj-C and the ability to run Jupyter notebooks and labs.
Opportunities exist for collaborations with DoE, IBM, NSA and many
other federal agencies in the nearby areas of Maryland, Washington
DC and Virginia. The teaching requirement is 24 hrs./AY
undergraduate CYSE and Computer Science courses during the day
and/or evening. Candidates with established research agenda and
advanced course-curriculum development interest in one or more of
these areas will be given preference. Coppin State University ( HBC
/Ml) is a member of University System of Maryland and was founded
in 1900 (www.coppin.edu).
Twelve credits hours (4 courses) teaching at the undergraduate
level. New advanced Cybersecurity Engineering and computer science
courses and labs projects development. Development of face-to-face
and Bb Ultra Online instructional materials, and Cyber-lab
management and operation. Ability to work a flexible schedule that
may include evening and weekend assignments.
Research or scholarly activity involving publications and interest
in grant-proposal writing. Collaborating with colleagues and or
external university faculty. Assist department chair in
coordinating and updating computer Science and CYSE curricular,
help update Computer Science and Cyber-labs’ software and
participate in MCS department’s students outreach activities. Lead
and support in developing Instructional and faculty workshops labs
and materials reflecting culturally responsive and cultural
intelligence learning thread.
University-wide, College-wide and Department-wide committee
assignments. Student advising, student’s support and Computer
and Mathematics clubs activities. Participating in University-wide
as assigned by the Chair.
Applicants must have a PhD in
Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Digital Forensics or
Engineering related discipline at the time of appointment and must
have a commitment to quality
teaching, a strong research and professional-service record. NIST
certification is ideal.
Experience teaching diverse populations at the university level.
Strong communication and developing instructional materials skills.
A history of refereed journals publications, strong Computer
Science or Cybersecurity Engineering research agenda, and external
grantsmanship. Experience in ABET accreditation process
participation is recognized.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Expert knowledge and experience with object-oriented compiled
programming languages like Java and C++. Additional knowledge and
experience with scripting languages such as Python, Ruby,
Javascrlpt, R or PERL . Experience developing software with
Integrated Development Environment such Eclipse, MS Visual Studio
Professional or a comparable IDEs will be plus. The understanding
of robust cyber defense technology, policy, research and practices
will also be a plus. Excellent written and oral communication
skills; Ability to lead undergraduate computer science and/or
Cybersecurity Engineering research and instructional projects with
students participation in conferences Is given a major
consideration, and ability to work a flexible schedule that may
include evening and weekend assignments.
Position Detail Information
Posting Detail Information
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicant
COVID -19 vaccinations are strongly encouraged for all University
employees. Medical and religious exemption request are accepted and
are evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please submit any/all
documents related to this matter to AskHR@coppin.edu