Lecturer of Cybersecurity

  • Columbus State University
  • Columbus, GA, USA
  • May 20, 2022
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems

Job Description


Lecturer of Cybersecurity

Job ID: 241806
Location: Columbus State University
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
The Computer Science School at CSU offers a B.S. degree in Computer Science (with concentrations in Cybersecurity, Software Systems, Web Development, Enterprise Computing, Computer Science Teacher Education, and Games Programming), a B.S. in Information Technology (on-campus and online) and a B.S. in Cybersecurity degree. It also offers an M.S. degree in Applied Computer Science (on-campus and online with concentrations in Software Development, AI & Machine Learning and Cybersecurity) and an M.S. in Cybersecurity Management (online).

The undergraduate programs support over 500 undergraduate majors and the two M.S. programs currently have approximately 90 graduate students. Columbus State University is endorsed by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education. Our M.S. in Applied Computer Science has been ranked the No. 1 online master's in computer science by Go Grad. All 17 faculty members and the School of Computer Science staff are located in the modern Synovus Center for Commerce and Technology, which is shared with the rest of the Turner College of Business, the TSYS Center for Cybersecurity and the University Information Technology Services. For more information about the School, visit our web site at http://CS.ColumbusState.edu.

Columbus State University has a nationally recognized track record of partnership and outreach through efforts such as the Cunningham Center for Leadership Development, Coca Cola Space Science Center, Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center, and its own residence - the Spencer House - in Oxford, England. The University has two primary campus locations in Columbus, Georgia - the original campus on 150 acres in midtown Columbus, and a beautiful campus in historic downtown Columbus overlooking the Chattahoochee River. The Columbus region, with more than 350,000 residents, is home to world-class enterprises such as Aflac, Synovus, W.C. Bradley Company, TSYS and Ft. Benning, the U.S. Army's Maneuver Center of Excellence headquarters. For additional information about the University visit our website at www.ColumbusState.edu.

Job Summary
The TSYS School of Computer Science at Columbus State University invites applications for a non-tenure track, faculty position in Cybersecurity. Applicants with interests in any field of Cybersecurity are encouraged to apply. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Developing and delivering quality instruction
  • Maintaining currency in teaching field
  • Recruiting and mentoring students
  • Collaborating on teams to secure and deliver grants
  • Cultivating partnerships with industry
  • Engage in practices that support the University's focus on student engagement, problem solving, and active learning


Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications
Candidates are required to have an earned Bachelor's degree in Cybersecurity or a closely related field with recent industry experience. The successful candidate must be able to teach courses in computer science, work effectively with others, and be able to contribute to research and grant related activities.

Application Details

Required Documents to Attach

  • Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcripts (Official transcripts from all institutions attended must be received prior to an offer being extended)
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Statement on Research
  • Contact information of three references with emails and current telephone numbers (will not be contacted without prior notification)

Contact Information
If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Shamim Khan, TSYS School of Computer Science, 4225 University Avenue, Columbus, GA 31907; or via email to cs@columbusstate.edu.

Conditions of Employment
Successful completion of a criminal background investigation and legal authorization to work in the US prior to employment is required.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Columbus State University is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a sense of belongingness for a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. It is the policy of Columbus State University to recruit, hire, train, promote, and educate persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Special Applicant Instructions
Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. We are looking to fill this position immediately. Applications for part-time and full-time faculty positions must include transcripts of all academic work, and official transcripts must be presented prior to campus visit if selected for interview. Applicants must have the ability to meet Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) requirements, in particular a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline.

All applications and required documents must be submitted using Columbus State University's online employment site and a complete packet must be submitted for full consideration. If applicable, any international transcripts must be evaluated by an approved foreign credential evaluator prior to submission.

To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=30000&JobOpeningId=241806&PostingSeq=1


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