Associate Professor/Professor of Cybersecurity

Indiana Tech
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Competitive + Benefits and Tuition Remission

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Indiana Tech is a thriving, independent, teaching-oriented institution with a focus on career-oriented programs in business, engineering, information technology and computer science, criminal justice, life sciences, human services and many other concentrations. Indiana Tech enrolls nearly 1,500 students in its traditional undergraduate programs on its picturesque main campus and nearly 5,000 students in its College of Professional Studies programs online and onsite at 15 regional locations. Degrees are offered at the associate, bachelor, master's, and doctoral levels.


Over 41% of our students are either globally or domestically diverse; this contributes to our unique, vibrant and inclusive campus community. All academic programs are designed to provide students with relevant and practical experiences, including an emphasis on internships. The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.


Indiana Institute of Technology embraces diversity and equal opportunity intentionally. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success with respect to educating our students to become global citizens. Indiana Tech is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Indiana Tech has big plans for its future. Learn more at Indiana Tech Strategic Plan.


The Warrior Community seeks a full-time faculty member for the Talwar College of Engineering and Computer Sciences. The Associate Professor/Professor of Cybersecurity will be responsible for teaching courses that support the university's mission. A strong candidate will have knowledge in Information Security, Cybersecurity principles, programming in cybersecurity, IOT Security, familiarity with personal and financial data privacy regulations, and compliance regulations (i.e., PCI, HIPAA, and/or FERPA).


This is a tenure-track, 9-month teaching position in face-to-face and online course delivery. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, professional development, student development, and service to the Talwar College of Engineering and Computer Sciences.

The position includes teaching four courses per semester as assigned by the Dean, holding eight office hours per week, and advising and fostering relationships both in and out of the classroom. Leading in the development of new programs and the improvement of existing programs and curricula, particularly in the online modality is emphasized. Additional duties include fulfilling service and professional development requirements as outlined in the tenure process, actively participating in student recruiting and retention initiatives, maintaining academic records of courses to assist in specialized accreditation, delivering effective courses to meet the program learning outcomes, and supporting the mission, vision, and strategic plan of Indiana Institute of Technology. The successful candidate will work closely with other programs in the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences. This faculty position reports to the Dean of the Talwar College of Engineering and Computer Sciences.


PhD in Cybersecurity or highly related field is required. The successful candidate will have college-level teaching and developing academic program and curriculum experience. Online teaching experience is preferred. Experience in National Security Agency Centers of Academic Excellence is strongly preferred. Certifications in CompTIA Security+, CEH, and CISSP are desired. The preferred candidate has demonstrated experience or working knowledge using a variety of operating systems like Kali Linux, configuring virtual machines, and utilizing cybersecurity tools to perform network monitoring, vulnerability scanning, penetration testing.


Demonstration of the ability to work with a diverse student population, and demonstration of developing effective relationships with students that prepare students for academic and career success are necessary. Applicants should be able to use technology effectively in all aspects of their work, including teaching. Experience teaching with a Learning Management System, preferably Blackboard is required.


Work is normally performed in a typical classroom/office environment. Scheduling must be flexible to accommodate early morning, evening or weekend work when needed to support University initiatives. Scheduling of work supporting online students must be flexible to accommodate student learning. Responsiveness and availability over the summer is expected.


A complete job description is available to qualified candidates.


Application materials must include a cover letter, vitae, and transcripts. Applicants must be prepared to provide a written response to Tech's vision and diversity statements. Faculty are expected to provide official transcripts upon hire.


The position remains open until filled. For preferred review of materials please apply by March 28, 2022.

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