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Open Rank Faculty Position - Cybersecurity

High Point University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Jan 25, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology, Engineering
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The School of Engineering at High Point University invites applications for non-tenure track faculty positions at all ranks in the Department of Computer Science. We seek dynamic and visionary individuals to enrich our current program and incorporate emerging areas of computer science, including all aspects of cybersecurity. Faculty are expected to help develop an innovative and cutting-edge curriculum and assist the department as it seeks ABET accreditation.

The successful candidate should have a demonstrated proficiency in and love of teaching, a propensity for scholarly achievement, an entrepreneurial spirit, and an interest in working with highly motivated undergraduate students. While outstanding applicants in all pertinent areas of research will be considered, preference will be given to candidates at the Assistant Professor level with expertise in cybersecurity.

Applications will be reviewed immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. Start date for the position is August 2022. High Point University is committed to diversity in hiring and is an equal opportunity employer.




  • An earned doctorate in computer science, cybersecurity, or closely related field is preferred.
  • The field of specialization is open with a preference for research or teaching in one or more areas of cybersecurity.


Experience and Training:

  • The department seeks candidates at all ranks.
  • Candidates seeking appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor are expected to demonstrate commensurate experience and success in teaching, scholarship, and service.


Knowledge, Skills, Ability:

  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching, service, and research as well as prior experience designing and leading new curricular and programmatic initiatives at the university level are expected for applicants seeking appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor.
  • Applicants for the rank of Assistant Professor are expected to demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching, service, and research.
  • We especially seek candidates who are interested in working with highly motivated undergraduate students on real-world projects and purposeful research in a liberal arts setting.
  • Willingness to participate in ABET accreditation is expected.



  • High Point University’s typical teaching load is 12 credits per semester (3 courses each semester), plus engagement in scholarly activity and service to the department and the profession. Faculty interested in interdisciplinary activities are especially sought after.
  • In addition to undergraduate teaching, the candidate is expected to advise undergraduate students, supervise senior capstone projects, develop, and teach electives courses, engage in scholarly activity within the context of a teaching-oriented university, and serve the University and the School. This is an ideal position for educators who are passionate about teaching and who want to work at a student-centered institution where we strive for a balance of professional education within a liberal arts environment.


To Apply:

All applicants must submit the following:

  • A letter of interest addressing the required qualifications and responsibilities
  • A current CV with complete professional and academic history
  • An unofficial transcript of your highest degree awarded
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Statement of research interests
  • Names and contact information for three professional recommendations 

All application materials must be uploaded as one file/attachment with resume/CV.

Refer questions to: Dr. Will Suchan, Department Chair, at


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