Assistant/Associate Professor for Cyber Security

  • Tiffin University
  • Tiffin, OH
  • May 24, 2022
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems Public Safety/Police

Job Description

Assistant/Associate Professor of Cyber Security

POSITION:  Assistant/Associate Professor of Cyber Security 

SUPERVISOR:  Dean of School of Criminal Justice and Social Sciences

DEPARTMENT:  Academic Affairs

TIFFIN UNIVERSITYTU is an innovative private university located in Tiffin, Ohio, and within 90 minutes of Columbus, Cleveland, and Detroit metros. Established in 1888 as a professionally focused college serving the needs of career-minded students, TU has grown to a global university offering almost 90 degree and concentration programs with students representing more than 30 countries at its campuses on three continents. In the last decade, enrollment has more than doubled and more than $50 million has been invested in on-campus construction projects, including new dormitories and a living-learning complex, new centers for the arts and for technology, as well state-of-the-art athletic and wellness facilities.


The School of Criminal Justice and Social Sciences offers degrees in criminal justice, security studies, and the social sciences. We have traditional and online academic programs at the undergraduate and graduate level in the areas of CorrectionsDigital ForensicsHomeland Security & TerrorismJustice AdministrationLaw EnforcementForensic Psychology, Cyber SecurityGovernment & National SecurityPsychologyCriminalisticsCrime AnalysisHomeland Security Administrationand Criminal Behavior. Our online graduate programs in Psychology and Criminal Justice rank as #5 and #6 in the United States as ranked by Best Value Colleges and US News.


The cyber security program at Tiffin University (TU) consists of three degrees: a Bachelor of Criminal Justice in Digital Forensics, a Bachelor of Arts in Cyber Security, and a Master of Science in Cyber Security. The National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security have designated the BA program as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (NSA/DHS CAE-CD), making TU one of only five schools in the State of Ohio and 200 nation-wide to have received that designation. We have a state-of-the-art cyber lab, which features a fiber-to-the-desktop architecture and a separate Internet connection, allowing students and faculty to conduct research on the lab network without endangering the larger university network. The students have formed their own ISACA student group and regularly compete in regional and national cyber competitions. We are seeking an individual who would be willing to work with our existing faculty to support and extend these student experiences. Opportunities also exist for collaboration with the School of Business Computer Science program. The Center for Cyber Defense and Forensics is the hub of extensive interaction with many different public and private sector agencies, including the Ohio Cyber Range Institute, the Arctic Domain Awareness Center, and others.


This is a faculty position to teach in-person on our Tiffin, Ohio campus in the areas of digital forensics and cyber security at the undergraduate and graduate levels. This is NOT a remote position. Teaching responsibilities will include campus-based and online course delivery with a 4/4 load, as well as new course development. This individual will assist in the enhancement of our programs in Cyber Security and Digital Forensics. They will also have the opportunity to conduct training and research through our two centers: The Center for Cyber Defense and Forensics and the Center for Justice and Behavioral & Social Science Research.


Tiffin University is pleased to announce an opening in the School of Criminal Justice and Social Sciences in the area of Cyber Security. (Salary and rank are negotiable based upon experience and demonstrated potential to grow the cyber program.)



The successful candidate for each position will have a doctoral degree in an appropriate academic area with significant work experience, specializations in cyber security and/or digital forensics, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and potential scholarly productivity. Candidates with specialized experiences in the field and a Master's degree may also be considered. Candidates will be expected to teach a variety of courses in cyber defense at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates will potentially be expected to teach courses in information security, cryptology, penetration testing, network security, cyber warfare, and digital/mobile forensics. The successful candidate should demonstrate the ability to utilize project and competency-based pedagogy.

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