Primary Purpose of Position
The Department of Computer Systems Technology (CST) invites applications for a 9-month tenure track Assistant Professor to teach courses in the CST Department and to conduct research in cybersecurity and/or computer networking related areas.
The primary responsibilities for this position include teaching undergraduate- and graduate-level courses, conducting research, student advising, student mentoring and recruitment, curriculum development, conducting scholarly activities and all other activities required for tenure. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, engaging in accreditation procedures, program assessment and service to the Department, College of Science & Technology and the University is also expected.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
North Carolina A & T State University is a public, doctoral/higher research and 1890 land-grant university that enrolls over 12,000 students. The College of Science and Technology includes the departments of Applied Engineering Technology, Biology, Built Environment, Chemistry, Computer Systems Technology, Graphic Design Technology, Mathematics, Physics, and the PhD program of Applied Science Technology.
The CST Department prepares students to pursue technical, as well as technical management careers in all employment sectors. The program emphasizes acquisition of sound theoretical studies, as well as intensive hands-on experiences in the area of electronics technology. The CST Department emphasizes development of real world competencies demanded by employers. Students receive thorough grounding in electronics; digital and microprocessor systems; computer technologies, including hardware, software and computer networking; communication systems; power distribution; and automation and control systems. Additional emphasis is placed on courses in business management, statistical process control, humanities, computer programming, safety and project management, and manufacturing processes to provide students the background they need in the economic and managerial aspects of the business enterprise.
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in electrical engineering, computer engineering, engineering physics, computer science, electronics technology, information technology, computer technology or a closely related field by the anticipated date of appointment.
Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
Highly preferred candidates will have teaching experience in an ABET accredited programs and a sustained research record in computer networking and/or cyber-security. It is preferred that the applicant also have a minimum of three (3) years relevant industrial experience in computer networking and/or cyber-security, preferably with companies in the United States. Experience as a postdoctoral research fellow is also preferred. Demonstrated record of independent research and publishing.