ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE/FULL PROFESSOR OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AND CYBERSECURITY
Metropolitan State University
Location: Saint Paul, Minnesota
Internal Number: 2162
Metro State University, a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, is seeking to hire two faculty members in Cybersecurity.These are fulltime probationary (tenure-track) positions within the Department of Computer Science and Cybersecurity and will start on August 12, 2024
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Employment Condition: Unlimited
Faculty members are expected to:
Demonstrate the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, and/or Digital Forensics effectively to a diverse, contemporary student population and contribute to meaningful assessment of student learning.
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 for 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 and verbal) to communicate with a variety of persons and groups.
Demonstrated ability and desire to work collegially with faculty and staff from diverse cultural backgrounds, and at an institution with a culturally, economically, and linguistically diverse workforce and student population.
Specific Technical, Computer, and/or Software skills (as needed).
An earned PhD. in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, or a closely related field. Candidates who will finish their PhD before August 9, 2024, will be considered.
Ability to teach variety of undergraduate courses in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, and Digital Forensics, such as Computer Networking and Security, Computer and Mobile Forensics, Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing, Cryptography, Digital Evidence Analysis, Object-Oriented Design, Algorithm Analysis and Design, and Distributed and Parallel Programming.
Ability and willingness to teach one or more graduate level courses such as Malware Analysis and Reverse Engineering, Secure Programming/Scripting, Cloud and IoT Security, Industrial Control Systems/SCADA Security, Digital Forensics, Advanced Cryptography, Cellular and Wireless Security, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning.
Ability to develop and start a successful applied research program in cutting edge areas of computing and cybersecurity.
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 metropolitan 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 empower our students to change the world their way, pursing and applying knowledge to create a better future for our communities. The university offers programs leading to baccalaureate, masters, and applied doctoral degrees. We equip our diverse, contemporary learners with the knowledge, communication and critical thinking skills, and information literacy to analyze and resolve the problems of today and tomorrow through high quality liberal arts, professional, and graduate education.
Metro State is a five-time recipient of the Insight into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, most recently in 2023. Federally recognized as a Minority Serving Institution, our employees serve more than 9,000 diverse, contemporary 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-Saint Paul metro area or take their courses wherever they are through our many distance-learning and hybrid course offerings, allowing Metro State to truly be
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.