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Lecturer, Cybersecurity & Information Technology

College of Informatics

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Full Time

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Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

Purpose of Position

The School of Computing and Analytics at Northern Kentucky University ( NKU ) is actively seeking a motivated individual to join our cybersecurity and information technology program as a Lecturer. The primary responsibilities of the successful candidate will involve teaching classes related to cybersecurity and system administration.

Situated within the College of Informatics, the School of Computing and Analytics encompasses three distinct program areas: Computer Science & Software Engineering, Cybersecurity & Information Technology, and Information Systems & Analytics. With over 35 full-time faculty members, the School offers a comprehensive range of academic degrees, including eight undergraduate programs and three graduate programs, catering to more than 1,100 majors. NKU holds the prestigious designation of being an NSA / DHS National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education since 2014.

This position is specifically available for the 2023-2024 academic year, spanning from August 2023 to May 2024. The selected faculty member will be expected to teach four class sections during each semester. Furthermore, NKU plans to search for a permanent faculty member for the 2024-2025 academic year, and the candidate hired for this position will be encouraged to apply.

For more information about Northern Kentucky University, please visit . To learn additional details about the School of Computing and Analytics, please visit . For further information on the College of Informatics, please visit .

Primary Responsibilities

Teach a 4-4 load (fall-spring) of Cybersecurity & Information Technology courses.
Maintain office hours in line with School policies.

Attend required department-wide and college-wide meetings.

Participate in course assessment, as needed.
Establish and maintain working relationships with a diverse group of staff, students, and faculty.
Candidates with expertise in cybersecurity and system administration are encouraged to apply.

All candidates must commit to promoting and fostering a learning environment that supports individuals from diverse backgrounds.


Applicants for this position are expected to have a Master’s degree in Cybersecurity, Information Technology, or a related field, or a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years of related experience in cybersecurity or system administration.

Applicants must submit a short cover letter formally applying for the position, a curriculum vitae, a diversity statement, and a list of three references with complete contact information.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.

Please apply at . Any questions concerning this position should be addressed to, Dr. Traian Marius Truta, the School of Computing and Analytics Director, reachable at .

Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.

Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education
Master's Degree

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  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
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  1. Portfolio

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