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Assistant/Associate Professor of Cybersecurity

Employer
Southern University at New Orleans
Location
New Orleans, Louisiana
Salary
TBD
Date posted
Nov 28, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

The ideal candidate will be able to teach a wide range of undergraduate courses in cybersecurity and core computing courses. Preference will be given to candidates with backgrounds and teaching experience in cybersecurity fundamentals, network security, programming, Linux, penetration testing, cloud security, cyber analytics, cyber risk management, cyber operations, contingency planning, and security architecture. In addition to teaching excellence, faculty are expected to engage in scholarly activity and participate in service to the community and institution.

Responsibilities

• Teach undergraduate courses in cybersecurity and core computing courses. Such as: cybersecurity fundamentals, network security, programming, Linux, penetration testing, cloud security, cyber analytics, cyber risk management, cyber operations, contingency planning, and security architecture

• In addition to teaching excellence, faculty are expected to engage in scholarly activity and participate in service to the community and institution.

Qualifications

• A doctorate in Cybersecurity, Computer Science or Engineering, Computer Information Systems, or a closely related discipline from an accredited institution by the start date of the appointment.

• ABD candidates are encouraged to apply.

• Candidates with significant industry experience, professional certifications, and an M.S. in cybersecurity or a related discipline are encouraged to apply.

• Industry experience in the candidate’s field of expertise is preferred.

• Professional certifications (e.g. CISSP, CEH, CISM) are a plus

• Preference will be given to candidates with backgrounds and teaching experience in cybersecurity fundamentals, network security, programming, Linux, penetration testing, cloud security, cyber analytics, cyber risk management, cyber operations, contingency planning, and security architecture.

*Criminal background checks and reference verification are required.

Why join our team?

Southern University of New Orleans (SUNO) was founded in 1956 as a branch campus of the Southern University and A&M College located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Established as an open community of learner’s classes began with 158 students, one building, and a motivated faculty of fifteen. Today, SUNO offers a myriad of academic programs and employees over 300 dedicated faculty and staff members. Our faculty and staff remain committed to SUNO’s mission of empowering and promoting upward mobility of diverse populations of traditional and non-traditional students.

Compensation Package:

When you become a member of the Southern University of New Orleans (SUNO) campus community – faculty or staff, you are eligible to participate in the University’s comprehensive benefits package that include:

• Health, dental, and vision insurance. SUNO offers several different plan options for eligible members to participate.

• Life insurance. SUNO offers two full-insurance insurance programs for eligible participants. The State of Louisiana pays for half of the premium for eligible participants.

• Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance.

• Retirement plans. Depending on your employee classification (faculty, unclassified or classified), SUNO offers three different options.

• Tuition benefit. Eligible employees and their dependents may participate in the University tuition waiver program.

How to Apply:

Candidates should submit a complete curriculum vita with a letter of interest stating how qualifications and experience align with expectations of this position (the letter of interest should be no more than seven pages), and three references with their contact information to the attention of Ms. Linda D. Frederick, Director of Student Services – TRIO Program. All information must be submitted through the link provided.

Southern University at New Orleans is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

While we encourage all interested applicants to apply, please be aware that not all candidates will be interviewed.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties. Criminal background checks and reference verification are required. Southern University at New Orleans, a Southern University and A & M College System unit, a historically Black comprehensive university, is committed to teaching, research, and service in preparing traditional and non-traditional students for degree attainment, transfer, workforce, graduate study, and selfimprovement. This preparation is available through multiple delivery methods for students seeking certificates, associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees.

In compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other federal, state, and local laws, Southern University and A&M College forbids discriminating or harassing conduct that is based on an individual's race, color, religion, sex, ethnicity, national origin or ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, veteran or military status, membership in Uniformed Services, and all other categories protected by applicable state and federal laws. This commitment applies but is not limited to decisions made with respect to hiring and promotion, the administration of educational programs and policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic or other College administered programs. Discriminatory acts of any kind are strictly forbidden.

Company

Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) was founded as a branch unit of Southern University and Agricultural & Mechanical College in Baton Rouge (SUBR) on September 4, 1956.  Our mission is to promote the upward mobility of diverse populations of traditional and non-traditional students through quality academic programs, teaching, research, and service to achieve excellence in higher education using various teaching and learning modalities.  As a member agency of the State of Louisiana and the Southern University System, SUNO employees are offered a wide range of compensation benefits and professional development opportunities.  We aim to attract, enhance, and retain energetic and highly qualified faculty and staff.

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