Metro State University, a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, is seeking to hire two faculty members in Cybersecurity and/or Forensics.These are full-time probationary (tenure-track) positions within the Department of Computer Science and Cybersecurity and will start on August 15, 2023.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Employment Condition: Probationary
Faculty members are expected to:
Demonstrate ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Cybersecurity and/or Digital Forensics effectively to a post-traditional student population.
Engage students in undergraduate and graduate research projects.
Attend university, college, department, faculty, and other meetings as requested.
Engage in scholarly activity, creative achievement, and/or research.
Provide evidence of continuing preparation and study.
Contribute to student growth and development through advising and assistance.
Engage in service to the university and community
Demonstrate a commitment to serving a diverse student body by delivering a student-centered education and using approaches that support equitable outcomes for all students.
A minimum of a Master's degree in the specified discipline(s), with enrollment in a doctoral program for fields in which the doctoral degree is the terminal degree. Doctoral program must be successfully completed within 5 years to meet the requirement of tenure.
Demonstrated potential for success in teaching and professional service activities.
A plan for scholarly activity, creative achievement, and/or research in the specified discipline(s), or related disciplines.
Effective Communication skills (written & verbal) to communicate with a variety of persons and groups.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in an institution with a culturally, economically and linguistically diverse workforce and student population.
Demonstrated ability and desire to work collegially with faculty and staff from diverse cultural backgrounds.
Specific Technical, Computer and/or Software skills (as needed).
An earned PhD. in Cybersecurity, Digital Forensics, or a closely related field.
Ability to teach a variety of undergraduate courses such as Computer and Network Security, Computer Networking and Protocols, Computer and Mobile Forensics, Vulnerability Assessment and Pentesting, Cryptography, and Digital Evidence Analysis.
Ability and willingness to teach one or more graduate level courses including but not limited to Malware Analysis and Reverse Engineering, Secure Programming/Scripting, Cloud and IoT Security, Industrial Control Systems/SCADA Security, Digital Forensics, Advanced Cryptography, and Cellular and Wireless Security.
Industry certifications relevant to cybersecurity, networking, digital forensics, and cloud computing.
Familiarity with the NSA/DHS Centers of Academic Excellence and the NISTNICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.
Demonstrated leadership in an academic, business, or public sector environment.
Ability to establish partnership with local businesses and industry.
Demonstrated effectiveness teaching at a post-secondary level.
Experience developing course curricula at a post-secondary institution.
Demonstrated contributions to assessment of student learning at a post-secondary institution.
Professional development and/or expertise in culturally responsive pedagogy, anti-racist pedagogy, and/or universal design.
Experience as an academic advisor for students at post-secondary institution.
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We are the urban, public, comprehensive university in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro area where the faculty, staff and students of Metro State will reflect the area's rich diversity, build a culturally competent and anti-racist learning community, and demonstrate an unwavering commitment to civic engagement.
Metro State University provides an excellent, inclusive and engaging education to eliminate opportunity gaps and lead our communities to a prosperous and equitable future. The university offers programs leading to baccalaureate, masters and applied doctoral degrees. We provide accessible, high quality liberal arts, professional and graduate education with continued emphasis on marginalized groups, including adult learners. Metro State is a five-time recipient of the Insight into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, most recently in 2021. Federally recognized as a Minority Serving Institution, its employees serve more than 9,000 post-traditional learners, two-thirds of whom identify as belonging to communities of color or American Indian nations, are first in their family to attend college, and/or are eligible for Pell Grants. Since we do not operate residential facilities, Metro State University students all commute to class locations across the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area. Metro State is recognized by CollegeNet as a leading higher education promoter of social mobility for students (Ranked # 67 out of 1550 in 2021). Recognized in 2008 and 2016 by the Carnegie Foundation for Community Engagement and named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the university is committed to academic excellence and community engagement through curriculum, teaching scholarship and services designed to support an urban mission. As a member of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, Metro State University actively works to achieve the Equity 2030 goal of the system, with initiatives to close disparities among student groups that focus on academic programs, policies and procedures, and effective student support. In addition, equity and anti-racism strategies are focused on building an inclusive and welcoming campus climate, hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, and developing our capacity to serve students in culturally responsive manner. The University is guided by a strategic plan with a theme of
Metropolitan State University offers over 60 baccalaureate majors, 10 master?s degrees, and 2 doctoral programs. Founded in 1971, the university is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and is the only state university in the Twin Cities. It is a comprehensive urban university committed to meeting the higher education needs of those who live and work in the 13 county metropolitan area.With a strong tradition of individualized educational programs, we are fully committed to high-quality, affordable education for working adults. Faculty, staff and more than 11,000 full- and part-time students reflect the area?s rich diversity, provide a highly student-centered environment and demonstrate unwavering commitment to civic engagement.