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Faculty - Assistant Professor - Cybersecurity
Utah Valley University


Date Posted Dec. 14, 2020
Title Faculty - Assistant Professor - Cybersecurity
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Department Cybersecurity
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Faculty - Assistant Professor - Cybersecurity


Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)

Summary:

UVU is seeking an Assistant Professor in Cybersecurity to educate and prepare our students to be the best they can be. This position is expected to teach graduate and advanced undergraduate cybersecurity courses (such as network defense and countermeasures, cybersecurity operations, penetration testing and vulnerability assessment, and reverse engineering and malware analysis). Teaches day, evening, online, hybrid, and off-campus classes as needed or assigned. Provides service to the department, college, university, and community. Engages in scholarly activities. Participates in the accreditation assessment process. Develops a learning environment and activities that provide opportunities for students to develop to their fullest potential and achieve their learning objectives.

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Required Qualifications:

Ph.D. , D.Sci., or ABD in Information Assurance, Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Forensics, or closely related academic eld from an accredited institution. The successful candidate with ABD is expected to earn an appropriate doctorate by August 15, 2021.

Cybersecurity teaching, training, and/or industry experience.

Publication of research in peer-reviewed journals or presentations at academic or professional conferences.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of subject matter and course content pertinent to cybersecurity programs.


  • Expertise in tools (such as Nmap, Wireshark, Nessus, Splunk, etc.) appropriate for upper-division and graduate-level technical cybersecurity courses.


  • Knowledge of cybersecurity trends.


  • Knowledge of online teaching environments, such as Canvas or other course learning/training management systems.


  • Educational or training curriculum development skills.


  • Interpersonal and written communication skills.


  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills.


  • Ability to plan measurable objectives, prepare instructional materials, and follow an approved curriculum.


  • Ability to assess student work and maintain and submit accurate and current plans, reports, and records involving student accountability, attendance, and performance.


  • Ability to assist the department chair, and/or program coordinators, faculty, department staff and industry partners in maintaining effective programs.


Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Requirements:

Ability to use computers. Other standard physical abilities for full-time faculty positions.

Benefits Summary:

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC16720

Open Date: 12/10/2020

Review Start Date: 01/10/2021

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: Please list a minimum of 3 business references within the application.

Using one of the optional documents, please identify which IT courses you believe you are qualified to teach:
http://www.uvu.edu/catalog/current/courses/information-technology/

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/20861

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicants qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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