Assistant/Associate Professor Cybersecurity - 2884

University of North Carolina

Pembroke, NC

ID: 7192393
Posted: November 9, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Min T/E Requirements
Candidates should have a Ph.D. or ABD in Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Computer Science, or a closely related field with at least 18 credit hours at the graduate level in the above-mentioned disciplines, and possess experience in the teaching or industry, research interests, and relevant on-going or planned publications in the discipline.

Candidates who are ABD could start at Instructor rank and salary, and move to Assistant Professor after successful completion of the Ph.D. In such an event the said candidate would be expected to complete the Ph.D. within one year of the official start date at UNC Pembroke.

Expertise in Cybersecurity and one or more following IT and CS areas is required; system integration, object-oriented programming, operating systems, networking, mobile application development, data science, and machine learning.

Salary Range Commensurate upon Education and Experience
Hiring Range Commensurate upon Education and Experience
Position # 2884
FLSA Status Exempt
Months per year 9
Primary Purpose of Organization Unit
Imparting knowledge of Mathematics, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, and Information Technology, supervising students’ research, advising students, performing discipline-related research, and other scholarly activities.
Primary Purpose of Position
Teaching Computer Science, Cybersecurity, and Information Technology courses.
Supervise students’ research, advising students, performing discipline-related research, and other scholarly activities.
Job Description
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of North Carolina Pembroke invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2024 with a specialization in Computer Science, Information technology, or Cybersecurity.

The candidate will be expected to effectively teach a variety of Cybersecurity, IT, and CS courses, advise and mentor students, engage in research, scholarship, and professional service, publish research findings, and seek external funding to support research and education in Cybersecurity, IT, CS, and related areas and participate in service to the department, college, university, and community.

In particular, the candidate should be able to teach three or more of the following courses; Object-Oriented Programming, Data Structures, Operating Systems, Digital Logic, System Integration, System Assurance, HCI, Cybersecurity Management, and Cloud Security. The candidate must be able to design course materials to align and support our accreditation applications to CAE-CD and ABET; actively participate in learning outcomes assessment; and help in organizing activities for our student clubs. The candidate must be able to communicate effectively through spoken, written, and visual media.

Salary and academic rank are commensurately depending on directly related education and experience level.

Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin November 25, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. The employment will start on August 5, 2024.

In addition to the completed application, submit the following documents:
Cover letter specifically addressing minimum and preferred qualifications.
Current Curriculum Vitae.
Unofficial copies of the transcripts of all of your degrees.
Statement of research interests/ plans
Statement of teaching interests and philosophy.
The names and contact details of three professional references (will be contacted only if you reach the finalist stage). One of them should be your current /recent direct supervisor.