Assistant/Associate Professor of Cybersecurity

  • Indiana Tech
  • Fort Wayne, IN
  • Jun 01, 2021
Full time Business: Other Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems

Job Description

Assistant/Associate Professor of Cybersecurity and Information Systems
Job Location
Fort Wayne Campus - Fort Wayne, IN
Position Type
Tenure Track
Education Level
Doctorate Degree Preferred
Job Category

At Indiana Tech, we excel at educating students from all walks of life, for all kinds of meaningful work. We're a truly inclusive community of learners, ensuring that students are supported, inspired, and empowered to maximize their professional prospects, advance in their careers, and improve their lives and the lives of others.

Indiana Tech is a thriving, independent, teaching-oriented institution with a focus on career/professional programs in business, engineering, information technology and computer science, criminal justice, life sciences, human services and many other concentrations. Indiana Tech enrolls approximately 1,600 students in its traditional programs on its main campus and nearly 6,000 students in its College of Professional Studies programs at 17 regional locations and online. Degrees are offered at the associate, bachelors, masters and doctoral levels. Over 48% of our students are either globally or domestically diverse; this contributes to our unique vibrant and inclusive campus community. Indiana Tech's picturesque main campus is located on 45 acres near downtown Fort Wayne. All academic programs are designed to provide students with relevant and practical experiences, including an emphasis on internships. The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Indiana Tech embraces diversity and equal opportunity intentionally. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success with respect to educating our students to become global citizens. We are an equal opportunity employer.

The Indiana Tech community recently engaged in a comprehensive strategic planning process, designed to develop a roadmap for continued growth and development leading up to our centennial year in 2030. Learn more about our compelling plans for our future at Indiana Tech Strategic Plan.

The Warrior Community seeks a full time faculty member for the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences. This is a tenure-track position teaching face-to-face and online course delivery, and will be responsible for teaching cybersecurity courses that support the cybersecurity degree program; including developing and teaching courses in the field. The position includes teaching four courses per semester, advising students, and collaborating with colleagues to achieve the Institution's Strategic Plan. 

Additional responsibilities include developing and maintaining the cybersecurity lab space and equipment, designing and revising program curricula, delivering effective courses to meet learning outcomes, holding office hours, fulfilling service and professional development requirements, advising and fostering relationships with students, and actively participating in student recruitment and retention. The faculty member must support efforts to increase access and success in higher education for underrepresented students, serve on one or more committees, maintain academic records of courses to assist in specialized accreditation, support the mission, vision, and strategic plan of Indiana Institute of Technology, and perform other duties assigned by the Dean.

Join our new projects with the expansion of the Zollner engineering building which includes a dedicated Cyber Security Operations Center, Student ran Data center, Network Operations Center, and a new Digital Forensics Lab/Crime scene. We also have a nationally known Cyber Warriors team that competes all around the nation at competitions ranking in the top 10 to 15 in the nation.

The successful candidate will also work closely with other programs in related areas. This is a full time, tenure-track, position teaching face-to-face and online course delivery over nine months. This faculty position reports to the Dean of the Engineering and Computer Sciences.

The preferred faculty member will hold an earned doctorate in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Information Systems, or a highly related field.

College-level teaching experience is required. Master's degree with industry experience and/or certifications in the related fields may be considered. Faculty rank will be commensurate with academic credentials and experience. 

A complete job description is available to qualified candidates.

Candidates from underrepresented groups especially women are highly encourage to apply. 

Application materials must include a cover letter, vitae, and transcripts. Faculty are expected to provide official transcripts upon hire.

For preferred review of materials please apply by June 11, 2021.

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