The Department of Computer Science and Information Systems in the School of Engineering and Computing at National University, California, invites applications for a full-time faculty position in its Cybersecurity program at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position is for the San Diego, California campus. Candidates with background, focus and expertise in one or more of the areas such as Cybersecurity, Information Assurance, Networking, or Ethical Hacking are of particular interest but strong applicants from all areas within Computer Science or Information Technology are encouraged to apply.
National University is the second-largest, private, nonprofit institution of higher learning in California and the 16th largest in the United States. National University is recognized by the National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as a Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Defense Education. Excellence in teaching and rigorous assessment of programs and teaching are highly valued and pursued in the university. The School of Engineering and Computing offers graduate and undergraduate programs in Cybersecurity in both online and onsite mode.
Teach a variety of courses mainly in Cybersecurity at undergraduate and graduate levels in both onsite and online formats in a one-course-per-month accelerated teaching format, including evening and Saturday instruction
Develop and maintain cybersecurity instructional materials
Maintain a productive personal scholarship goal of research and publication
Support the National University Center for Cybersecurity
Actively engage in service at the department, school and university levels
Ph.D./DSc in Cybersecurity, Computer Science or a closely related discipline with a specialization in cybersecurity, information security, network security or related work experience
Demonstrated or Potential for excellence in teaching and program management
Willingness to educate the local community about cybersecurity and internet security threats.
Demonstrated or Potential for scholarship in research publications
Demonstrated or Potential for exemplary service at the professional, university and/or community level
Qualifications considered pluses:
Industry certifications such as: CISSP, SANS GIAC, CEH, CISM, CISA
Cybersecurity work experience
Leadership role and experience in the cybersecurity community
Experience developing cyber-security related labs
The application package must include an application letter detailing candidate’s qualifications and experience relative to the position description, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, Curriculum vitae, and three letters (At this stage we just need names of three references – we can contact them later.) of reference.
National University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
National University employees embrace the challenges inherent in maintaining a dynamic and exciting work environment in which students and employees alike will prosper and thrive. National University offers a comprehensive benefits package, competitive salaries, and an opportunity to work in an innovative environment that supports diversity.