The Department of Business and Information Technology, at The University of Akron seeks candidates for an exciting tenure-track position for the newly created Computer Information Systems Cybersecurity Degree option. This Bachelor’s degree option is the first of its kind at a state university in Ohio. This is a unique opportunity to become part of this new program at its inception. The ideal candidate will be motivated to help build a world-class program that will fill the needs of both the private and public sectors to address the needs of the ever-changing and challenging field of cybersecurity defense and penetration testing.
The primary responsibilities of this position are classroom teaching and lab instruction to a diverse student body with the potential for hybrid and online teaching. The teaching areas will focus on cybersecurity, computer networking, and digital forensics. Other responsibilities include engaging in professional development and scholarly activities, and providing service to the program area, department, college, and university. The successful candidate will be committed to acquiring or maintaining professional and instructor certifications. This is a 9-month, tenure-track position in the Computer Information Systems program area at the Department of Business and Information Technology. The program area offers four associate and six baccalaureate degrees in Computer Information Systems.
Required: A master degree in Computer Information Systems or a related field from an accredited institution is required before the start of employment.
Preferred: A Ph.D. degree, college level teaching or other professional training experience, and any of the following professional certifications: CCNA Security, CCNP Security, CCIE Security, CISSP, CompTIA Security+, CASP, OSCP, OSCE, SANS, CEH, CCE, CHFI, CFCE, GIAC, CSFA, and ACE.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Official transcripts and verification of certifications are required before employment.
Please email the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Shirong Du, at email@example.com with questions or inquiries.
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