Careers Center - Associate Professor of Cyber Security
Associate Professor of Cyber Security
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Opportunity at a Glance:
Do you remember the professor who encouraged you to believe in yourself and in your ability to be the successful Information Technology professional you are today? Now you have the unique opportunity to be that professor and create the "a-ha" moment of sudden insight and comprehension that will change a student's life forever. As an Associate Professor, you will inspire our motivated students to realize their educational and career goals while you enjoy a flexible schedule, excellent compensation, strong mentorship and support programs, plus numerous opportunities for career growth. From individual instructor support and student-led study groups to diverse career networking opportunities, the DeVry community shares a common goal: to give each other the care we need to succeed and make a difference by transforming Information Technology.
If you are passionate about technology and advancing your career through the power of education, we want to talk with you today.
Our mission as DeVry University faculty members is to facilitate dynamic learning environments that foster intellectual curiosity, academic integrity, and critical thinking skills, preparing our students to become lifelong learners and leaders in their chosen career fields and communities.
As the Associate Professor of Cyber Security, you will:
Prepare course material and develop strategies to teach the course for the entire session, using DeVry University curriculum guides and meeting the university's academic standards.
Develop and provide students with an approved DeVry University syllabus that follows a template established by the local campus, center, or Online - and which includes the course objectives.
Effectively communicate course objectives, assignment/examination dates, and the weight distribution of various evaluation categories.
Present lectures and facilitate group learning in classrooms, labs and simulations that impart relevant cyber security focused information.
Utilize appropriate educational technology to engage students and enhance learning.
Connect students' current study to real-world applications, using lab and research assignments and linking coursework to previous/future study in related disciplines.
Ensure that the content and level of material included on exams correspond to the course terminal objectives, that the material has been adequately addressed in the course, that concepts have been demonstrated, and that relevant homework has been reviewed.
Prepare and review examination questions to assess students’ knowledge and proficiency.
Demonstrate consistency and fairness in the preparation and grading of exams, making certain that all tests are formatted with proper instructions – and provide timely feedback to students.
Provide multiple evaluative formats for students to demonstrate their knowledge and earn their grades in the course.
Create an atmosphere of mutual respect in the classroom by avoiding inappropriate comments about any individual, social group, the university, the company, or competitors.
Maintain proper records, grades, reports, and other documents and deliver them in a timely fashion to the appropriate academic administrator.
Provide successful, active mentoring to new faculty members (full-time and/or adjunct).
Assist in training and mentoring of new faculty, and class observations and support of adjunct faculty.
Participate in a robust peer review process.
Participate in academic initiatives designed to support enrollment management, career services, and/or outreach to the community, including local high schools and community colleges.
Actively participate in relevant professional activities in order to improve teaching and subject matter competence.
Serve on faculty committees as appointed or elected, and confer with advisory groups in order to modify course content.
Help cover the work of the department in a cooperative and collegial fashion.
Deliver capstone participation or advisement (outside of program).
Actively participate with Industry Advisory Councils.
Increase the levels of student and university service involvement.
Address Subject Matter Expert responsibilities.
Increase and successfully demonstrate responsibilities for program review, program assessment, program design, and program evaluation.
Consistently demonstrate solid leadership, regardless of chosen career focus.
Pursue and or serve in Leadership roles (i.e. Sequence Chair, Assessment Chair, etc…).
Complete other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Below are the minimum requirements of the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or related field required; PhD preferred
Cyber Security certification preferred
C++, Java and scripting language programming required
All degrees must be from regionally accredited institutes
Three to five years of business, or industry experience appropriate to the course subject matter including cyber securityand network security experience
Two to five years previous teaching experience preferred
We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.
Who We Are:
Since our founding in 1931, DeVry University has focused on delivering a different kind of education – one based on experiential learning with real-world applications. When you join our team, you’re choosing an institution that serves students who are different, too: a diverse group of go-getters from all walks of life.
We know our colleagues are integral to the success of the institution. At DeVry, we’re guided by our culture of care, and we embrace values that teach us to care for students, self and colleagues. It’s one way we position our colleagues for success.
We are looking for engaged, caring colleagues to join our organization in serving our students. We take extra pride in our dedicated support teams, as well as our outstanding faculty members who have often worked for years in the fields that they teach. We believe all our colleagues deserve opportunities to reach their goals. Whether it’s career advancement, maintaining a healthy lifestyle or saving for retirement, our comprehensive benefits and professional development offerings can help you meet your goals.
If you want to be a part of an institution focused on providing high-quality education, care and attention, we invite you to apply for a position today.
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