Ellensburg, WA United States
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Assistant Professor - Cybersecurity

Central Washington University, Information Technology & Administrative Management Department

Job Title: Assistant Professor - Cybersecurity
Job Location: Ellensburg , WA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems
Application Closing Date: 1/15/2019
Date Posted: 2018-11-13
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Assistant Professor - Cybersecurity
Central Washington University

Job Summary

The Department of Information Technology and Administrative Management (ITAM) at Central Washington University, in Ellensburg, Washington, invites applications for an Assistant Professor in the area of networking and cybersecurity, including Windows administration and security; Linux administration and security; digital forensics; and attack and defend scenarios.

The department serves students in administrative management; network management; web and database management; project management; retail technology and management; data analytics; and cyber security. The teacher-scholar model is paramount; therefore, teaching, research and service in all areas is expected of department faculty. The department provides instruction to students in multiple locations.

The ideal candidate is an individual who enjoys working in a department that values teaching excellence, student learning, scholarship, and service to the department, college, university, community, and profession.


Teach a variety of networking and cybersecurity courses to undergraduate and graduate students. Members of the faculty are expected to advise students and to publish peer-reviewed research.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

PhD, EdD, or related terminal degree. ABD considered; however, the terminal degree must be completed no later than September 16, 2019
OR A Masters degree in Information Security, or related areas of study, with cybersecurity-related industry experience and certifications.
Evidence of effective and student-focused in-class and/or online post-secondary teaching in networking, cybersecurity, or related disciplines

Preferred Qualifications

Professional certification (CISSP, CISM, CRISC, CCNA, CCDP, etc.)
Experience in cyber security, network management, or information systems
Experience in teaching graduate courses in information technology, cybersecurity, networking, or related disciplines
Demonstrated service to students or the information systems profession
Ability to work collaboratively with University faculty, students, and staff
Strong written and verbal communication skills

Information and Application Process Instructions

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience

Appointment: CWU is on the quarter system. Full-time, tenure track, nine-month position with possible summer employment.

Benefits: CWU offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement and optional savings plans, life and disability insurance.

For additional information about the University, visit: http://www.cwu.eduFor additional information about Ellensburg, visit: http://www.myellensburg.com OR http://www.kittitascountychamber.comHow To Apply

To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach:

A detailed cover letter clearly demonstrating how your education and experience: (a) meet the required (and, as applicable, preferred) qualifications, and (b) demonstrate the ability to perform the responsibilities as described by the posting;
Curriculum Vitae:
Teaching Philosophy (Limit to a 1 page document); and
Contact information for three professional references.

Screening Begins: November 5, 2018 and will be open until filled

NOTE: Although copies of transcripts are acceptable for application purposes, all job offers are contingent upon verification of highest degree.
**Priority will be given to applications received by the screening date. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Contact Information

Name: Terry Alkire
Title: Search Committee Chair
Email: Terry.Alkire@cwu.edu
Phone: 509-963-1863
Website: Information Technology and Administrative Management

Please contact Human Resources at hr@cwu.edu or 509-963-1202 if you require technical assistance with the on-line application process.
Conditions of Employment

Prior to employment, final candidate(s) will be required to submit to a background check. All information obtained through background investigations will be strictly confidential and revealed only to those required to have access.

The conditions of employment with Central Washington University are set forth in the Collective Bargaining Agreement between Central Washington University and United Faculty of Central, University policies and procedures, and applicable state and federal laws.

The Collective Bargaining Agreement may be found here: http://www.cwu.edu/hr/faculty-contract/.

CWU is an EEO/AA/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer

When inquiring or applying for this job opening, please also reference AcademicCareers.com

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at Central Washington University and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers.com

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Terry Alkire as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on www.AcademicCareers.com. Thank you.

Terry Alkire
Please Apply as Included Above

Phone: 509.963.1863
E-Mail: terry.alkire@cwu.edu

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