Anderson University (South Carolina) invites applications for a full-time faculty instructor 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, 2020 (running through mid-May). 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; programming & scripting (e.g. Python, Bash, PowerShell), threat intelligence; cryptography; security program management; governance, risk & compliance (GRC); contingency & response planning; ethical hacking/pen testing 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.
- Provide academic advising and professional mentorship to students.
- Engage in industry partnerships and outreach to local community.
- 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 Master’s degree in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology or related discipline from a regionally accredited institution is preferred. Professional achievement specifically in the area of cybersecurity or information technology is desired. Professional certifications such as Security+ or 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/resume, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, sample teaching evaluations if available, 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.