Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity

  • Saint Leo University
  • Saint Leo, FL
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems

Job Description

 Job Description Summary

The successful candidate will teach a variety of core courses within the Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Cybersecurity, Robotics, and Software Engineering programs. Additional expectations include academic advising, assisting the department with program assessment, administrative work, serving on college and university-wide committees. Faculty are required to continue professional development in accordance with university expectations. Faculty appointments are for a nine-month contract period with a normal teaching load of 12 credit hours per semester.

Job Description

Duties and Tasks:

  • Teach 8 classes per year
  • Advise students
  • Assess, assist, and guide online adjunct CIS/CS faculty under the direction of the department chair
  • Assist with curriculum development
  • Assist with academic program reviews
  • Assist with university recruiting efforts
  • Undertake professional development and produce scholarly research
  • Undertake community service in keeping with the University's Benedictine values
  • Teach on-ground, online, evening, and weekend classes as needed
  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses
  • Participate in department, college, and university meetings and committees
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Department Chairperson and/or Dean



  • Completion of a PhD degree in Cybersecurity or a closely related field with an emphasis in Cybersecurity
  • Experience teaching classes at the undergraduate and graduate level
  • Experience in Penetration Testing
  • Experience in Computer Forensics
  • Experience in Network Security
  • Experience in Reverse Engineering
  • Experience in Digital/Mobile forensics


  • Display collegial disposition and is open to new ideas for improving processes
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to change


  • Demonstrate effective written, oral and organizational skills
  • Ability to take initiative and thrive in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to interact and collaborate effectively with a diversity of colleagues and students


The work environment characteristics described here are a representation of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of this position.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office and University, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess.   The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.

Why Work at Saint Leo?

What it's Like to Work Here: Ask our employees and the one word they'd use to describe working at Saint Leo University is "Community." Our team members all share the Saint Leo core values, positive attitudes, and problem-solving abilities, enabling them to provide excellent student centered service. Our mission is educating and preparing students for life and leadership in a challenging world.  Thank you for your interest in joining the Saint Leo PRIDE!

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Saint Leo, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Available benefits based on employment status (Full Time vs Part Time).

  • Inclusive Group Health Plan (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Group Health Plan features include Teledoc, Surgery Plus!, Wellness Incentive Program, Nationwide Pet Insurance, just to name a few!
  • Health Reimbursement Account (University Paid!) and Flexible Spending Accounts (healthcare and dependent options)
  • Tuition Remission (Employee, Spouse, and Dependents)*
  • Tuition Exchange opportunity for dependent of employees*
  • Paid Personal Leave (Sick, Vacation, Holidays)
  • 403b - Annual match 3%-9% of pay based on employee's contribution. University match and fully vested within one month of hire date.
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance valued at 30k (University Paid!)
  • Income Protection Benefits after one year
  • Additional options for supplemental insurance 

*Eligibility based on meeting required service period

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