Tenure-Track Faculty – Department Of Computer Science


Slippery Rock University
Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania is seeking applications from qualified candidates for a full-time, tenure-track appointment beginning in Fall 2019 to teach undergraduate courses and advise students in the area of cybersecurity. Slippery Rock University is located in Western Pa – an hour from downtown Pittsburgh. The Department offers a BS degree in Computing with tracks in Computer Science, Information Technology, and Computing Analytics.

Beginning Fall 2019, the existing cybersecurity track will be replaced with a BS degree in Cybersecurity with concentrations in secure software development and security governance. The department plans to seek ABET and/or NSA/DOD CAE designation for its cybersecurity programs. Faculty candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in Cybersecurity, and some introductory courses in Computer Science. Topic areas for these courses may include: secure programing; malware and software security analysis, software assurance and, other cybersecurity governance topics. Job duties require quality performance in teaching, research that may involve undergraduate students, academic advising, service at the University, and other duties as assigned.

The minimum qualifications of the position are:

• Earned doctorate in Computer Science focusing on cybersecurity or very closely related field from a regionally accredited institution (completion of degree required prior to Fall 2019)

• Demonstrated skills in writing computer security application programs and skills in developing cybersecurity labs (SCADA etc.)

• Effective written and oral communications skills.

• Successful performance in an on-campus interview and teaching demonstration.

Preference will be given to candidates with: experience in teaching or assistance in teaching cybersecurity courses at the College or University level; research experience in cyber security as demonstrated by professional publications and research grants.

Full consideration will be given to applications received by February 15, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For a complete description and to apply, go to: http://apptrkr.com/1309113

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