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Lecturer or Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity

Company: Southern Utah University
Location: Cedar City
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description:

The Department of Computer Science and Information Systems at Southern Utah University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track (TT) or non-tenure-track (NTT) faculty position at the Assistant Professor/Lecturer level to begin August 2021.

The preferred TT candidate holds a Ph.D. in Cybersecurity or Major/Emphasis in a related field.

The preferred NTT candidate holds a Master's degree in Cybersecurity, or in Information Systems, Information Technology, or Computer Science with an emphasis in Cybersecurity.

Graduate students with teaching experience or strong desire to teach are encouraged to apply. Commensurate with experience; position includes benefits including relocation expenses to hired candidates for on-site employment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Provide quality educational experiences in Cybersecurity for majors and non-majors in a student-centered environment. Tenure-track faculty teach 24 credit hours per year (4 courses per semester which may include graduate courses) while non-tenure-track faculty teach 30 credits per year (5 undergraduate courses per semester).
  2. Tenure track is expected to engage collaboratively with students and peers on scholarly activity that generates peer-reviewed publications. Peer-reviewed publications are not expected for NTT faculty.

  3. Both Tenure-track and non-tenure-track may be expected to teach both face-to-face and online courses.

  4. Active participation and collaboration with the department to enhance a robust Cybersecurity curriculum based upon industry standards as communicated by an Industry Advisory Board (IAB).

  5. Participate in and support the continuance of the program accreditation within the Department.

  6. Fulfill service opportunities within the department, college, and university.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  1. PhD (tenure-track) or Masters (non-tenure-track) degree in Cybersecurity, or in Information Systems, Information Technology, or Computer Science with an emphasis in Cybersecurity
  2. Commitment to quality teaching.

  3. Good communication skills and the ability to interact positively with faculty, staff, and students.

  4. Strong evidence of potential research/scholarly activity (Tenure track only).

Documents Needed to Apply:

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Contact information for at least 3 professional references

Southern Utah University (SUU) is the University of the Parks thanks to its proximity to several outdoor recreational areas and its educational partnerships with the National Park Service. SUU's safe, residential campus allows students (more than 10,000) to create lifelong friendships along with once-in-a-lifetime outdoor adventures in conjunction with innovative academic endeavors.

Southern Utah University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, understanding, and mutual respect among its members; and encourages individual commitment to personal responsibilities in equal measure with personal rights. In pursuit of its goal of academic excellence, the University seeks to develop and nurture diversity. The University believes that diversity among its many members strengthens the institution, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas, and enriches campus life.

Southern Utah University does not discriminate against any member of the University community on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, pregnancy, pregnancy-related condition, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable law in employment, treatment, admission, access to educational programs and activities, or other University benefits or services.

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Keywords: Southern Utah University, Saint George , Lecturer or Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity, Other , Cedar City, Utah

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