Posting Summary: *****This position is located in Wise, Virginia*****
The University of Virginia's College at Wise has an opening for a full-time, non-tenure track Cybersecurity Faculty Position. This teaching position with administrative functions will be housed in the Math and Computer Science Department at The University of Virginia's College at Wise and will work closely with The Office of Economic Development and Engagement. The position will be responsible for the development and teaching of programs/courses in cybersecurity for the computer science and software engineering programs; as well as leading the design, technical set up, and implementation of a multi-day cybersecurity symposium/competition. The primary responsibility is to teach and develop programs. Faculty hired in this position will be required to teach courses in credit and non-credit areas. Teaching schedules may include days or evening hours on and off-campus. Office hours for advising and student support are also expected to be maintained. The design and implementation of the symposium/competition will include planning of workshops, panel discussions, as well as competition components focused on practical cybersecurity. The design/evaluation of competition platforms or environments, including the setup and management of a cybersecurity lab, will also be required. The position is initially grant funded for three years, with plans to transition to a permanent position. Salary will be commensurate with the education and experience of the applicant.
Qualifications Required: A Master's degree in Computer Science (or a related field) and a minimum of 5 years of occupational experience working in the information and cybersecurity field.
Qualifications Preferred: Applicant should possess knowledge of a variety of instructional technology applications, such as Blackboard, Moodle, etc. A wide range of coursework and/or teaching experience throughout Computer Science subject areas or Software Engineering is preferred. Also preferred is demonstrated experience in curriculum development; excellent written and oral communication skills; organizational skills and demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations of college faculty, staff, students and employers. Interested applicants should apply online at jobs.virginia.edu, posting #0620133. Along with the completed candidate profile, please submit a letter of application, CV/Resume, contact information for three references, unofficial transcript and statement of teaching philosophy.
The University of Virginia's College at Wise is a four-year, public, undergraduate, liberal arts college located in the mountains of southwest Virginia. UVa-Wise is committed to helping the campus community provide for their own safety and security. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report containing information on campus security and personal safety, including alerts, fire safety, crime prevention tips, and crime statistics is available at www.uvawise.edu/ASR. A copy is available upon request by calling 276-328-0190 or 276-376-3451.
UVa's College at Wise is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.