Full-time faculty member to develop and teach cybersecurity and digital forensics courses in support of the bachelor's degree program in this field. Teaching responsibilities include 24 credit hours per academic year. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, scholarship and service activities in accordance with the University's Faculty Workload and Promotion/Sabbatical Guidelines, student advising, assessment, committee service, and participating in the life of the University.
Doctorate degree in information systems or a related field required, plus university-level teaching experience in cybersecurity-related subjects. Candidates with at least three years industry experience in cybersecurity-related professions and cybersecurity-related professional certifications are preferred.
Demonstrated teaching ability in the areas of cybersecurity, information assurance, computer security, digital forensics, and information systems. Successful demonstrated working knowledge of course development in the field. Demonstrated ability to design and employ computer lab experiences to enhance student learning. Commitment to excellence in teaching, service, and the application of technology in the classroom, and in daily activities. Working knowledge of active learning as a means to develop the academic program, courses in cybersecurity, digital forensics, and information systems, and to more fully expand a student's problem-solving and critical thinking skills. Excellent communication skills with a commitment to excellence in teaching, service and technology application in the classroom. Knowledge of appropriate curriculum strategies and proficiency to develop the majors and to make course changes and additions as needed. Experience working with Blackboard or a similar platform. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including PowerPoint, Word, and Excel. Demonstrated capability to develop and maintain a professional network in support of internship opportunities and sites in the areas of cybersecurity or information systems. Ability to work effectively with colleagues in the School and across the University, including Career Services, to support the advising, mentoring, and placement of majors in Cybersecurity, Digital Forensics, and other information systems fields. Ability to work with students of diverse backgrounds Familiar with metrics and academic assessment. Student-centered approach to teaching and a commitment to student success. Commitment to advising, mentoring and guiding students Ability to use various means of communication (e.g. telephone, computer, tablets, smartphones, other electronic devices) to work with students, peers, and outside contacts. Ability to travel between campuses. Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed. Valid driver's license with good driving record; must be insurable.
Teach 24 credit hours per year (usually 12 credits per semester) as assigned. Teaching responsibilities include time spent in the classroom, laboratory, or online courses and in immediate preparation for them; maintaining and improving competence in subjects being taught; preparing teaching materials; conferring with students on course materials; directing individual and group studies; reviewing written examinations and papers; evaluating presentations; and supervising independent study projects. Professional peer review is an essential feature of effective teaching. Provide course content and develop new courses specifically for information systems. Participate in general curriculum development and other departmental activities associated with a full-time university teaching position. Conduct student advising activities including time spent providing students with support, resources, and/or recommendations regarding personal, academic, curricular, career and/or graduate school matters. Inform students of time and location of office hours, which are to be scheduled no less than three hours per week. Administrative responsibilities include writing syllabi, reading and responding to emails, grading course work, submitting mid-term and final grades, and alerting appropriate university personnel to student problems on a timely basis. Collegiality, as well as professional and ethical conduct, enhances teaching, learning and the general reputation of all persons in the academy. Therefore, all faculty members are expected to serve in a collegial fashion and in accordance with professional and ethical principles when dealing with other faculty members, students, administrators, and members of the public. Follow all faculty and program policies outlined by the School and the University. Every faculty member is guaranteed academic freedom in accordance with the statement on academic freedom and responsibilities of faculty members, as in the policy manuals. Teaching assignments may require teaching day, evening and/or Saturday classes as needed.
Department service includes attending departmental meetings; participating in Open Houses and recruiting efforts; attending and participating in planning and coordination of departmental events; establishing industry relationships to generate internship and full-time placement opportunities after graduation. University service includes, but is not limited to, service on the Faculty Council, school and departmental committees. Attend all University Faculty, Faculty/Staff meetings and relevant academic Department/School meetings.
Scholarship includes developing and maintaining intellectual pursuits, including research that includes undergraduates and/or enhances teaching, and presenting at discipline-related professional conferences. Pursue internal and external funding sources to support scholarly activities.
As Maryland's third-largest independent university, Stevenson serves more than 4,400 students pursuing bachelor's, master's, and adult undergraduate degrees in the classroom and online. Founded in 1947 as Villa Julie College, the University is committed to providing a career-focused education and to offering programs that ensure our students' success in an increasingly dynamic job market.The University imbues its emphasis on career throughout the educational experience, from coursework to experiential learning. In addition to providing students with a quality liberal arts education, the University also stays true to its tagline, "Imagine Your Future. Design Your Career." Stevenson graduates gain the knowledge and skills that they can apply to not just their first job or graduate course but also carry with them throughout their lives. This promise is made explicit through the Career ArchitectureSM model, which carefully mentors students through a process of learning who they are within a framework of theory, practice, and mentoring. Stevenson has historically high job and graduate school placement rates for its students, helping them find success by starting their careers or by ente...ring graduate school for continuing their education. In 2013, the Maryland Career Development Association (MCDA) recognized the impact of the Career Architecture process by awarding Stevenson with its annual MCDA Organizational Career Planning Award. This award recognizes an institution that has developed an excellent program for career development within the organization.