Assistant Professor, Cybersecurity
Anderson University invites applications for a full-time faculty member with a strong Christian value system, lifestyle, and commitment to the integration of faith and learning in the area of Cybersecurity. The position is full-time, nine-month and the start date is projected for mid-August 1, 2020 (running through mid-May). Faculty rank and status will be determined at the time of appointment based upon the degrees, experience, and record of scholarship. Tenure-track is available for doctoral faculty. Anderson University is an innovative, entrepreneurial, premier comprehensive, liberal arts institution affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention.
This newly created position is the result of the development of a new Cybersecurity curriculum as part of Anderson’s commitment to relevant and innovative academic programming. Anderson University’s cybersecurity curriculum will consist of a balance of technical and non-technical cybersecurity courses and include areas of study such as network security; cloud security; threat intelligence; cryptography; security program management; governance, risk & compliance (GRC); contingency & response planning; ethical hacking and digital forensics.
- Maintain a teaching load of 24 credit hours per academic year. Cybersecurity courses may be taught online, on the main campus, or at the University Center of Greenville.
- Engage in partnerships with industry.
- Participate in professional societies and ongoing research in the discipline.
- Support student activities related to cybersecurity (including clubs and competitions).
- Fully support the institutional goal of earning a NSA/DHS CAE cybersecurity designation.
Essential Knowledge and Skills
An earned doctorate in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Information Systems or related discipline from a regionally accredited institution is preferred; an ABD or master’s degree will be considered. Academic scholarship and/or professional achievement specifically in the area of cybersecurity is required. Professional certifications such as the CISSP are a plus.
Screening will begin immediately and continue until the job is filled.
To ensure full consideration, please send electronic versions of a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, sample teaching evaluations, at least three references complete with contact information and a completed Anderson University Faculty Application (found on the Anderson University Website) to:
Dr Kenneth Knapp
Cybersecurity Program Director
Anderson, SC 29621
Questions may be addressed to the Cybersecurity Director, Dr Kenneth Knapp, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications are currently under review and will be accepted until the position is filled.