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Assistant/Associate Professor - Cybersecurity 102890

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Work type: Faculty Full-time
Location: Pensacola - Main Campus
Categories: Information Technology, Cybersecurity

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Position Number: 102890
Position Title (Classification Title):  Assistant/Associate Professor - Cybersecurity 102890
Job Summary: Primary responsibilities include teaching three courses each fall and spring semester, conducting
research in Cybersecurity, mentoring students in the department, and performing service activities that contribute to the success of the department/program and the mission of the university.
Department Dept of Cybersecurity
FLSA: Exempt
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, or closely related discipline from an accredited institution with a strong commitment to teaching, academic research, and service.
Position Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, or closely related discipline from an accredited institution and a demonstrated record of teaching (or teaching as a graduate student) at an institution of higher learning. Applicants are expected to have a demonstrated record of teaching and research in core areas of computing and cybersecurity including, but not limited to, secure software development, malware analysis, offensive and defensive security, and machine learning in both face-to-face and online learning environments.
Special Requirements or Considerations of the Job: This position requires a criminal background screen
Number of Vacancies 1
Work Hours 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Salary Range Commensurate with education and experience
Pay Basis Annually
Preferred Response Date: 2/1/2023
Special Instructions to Applicants: Candidates must apply online through the University of West Florida website: Applicants are required to attach (1) a letter of application/interest describing their academic qualifications, professional experience in how they will contribute to the advancement of the department’s
curricula and how they will align with current faculty research interests, (2) a description of teaching philosophy including a list of courses the candidate is qualified to teach, (3) an outline of the candidate’s research goals and plans, (4) a curriculum vitae, (5) names and contact information for three references, and (6) unofficial transcripts.
An opportunity to upload these documents will be provided during the application process.
For assistance, please contact Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or email

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