Assistant Professor - Cybersecurity

  • Central Washington University
  • Jan 08, 2020
Full time Cybersecurity Education Information Technology

Job Description

The Department of Information Technology and Administrative Management (ITAM) at Central Washington University, in Ellensburg, Washington, invites applications for an Assistant Professor in the area of networking and cybersecurity, including Windows administration and security; Linux administration and security; digital forensics; and attack and defend scenarios.

The department serves students in administrative management; network management; web and database management; project management; retail technology and management; data analytics; and cyber security. The teacher-scholar model is paramount; therefore, teaching, research and service in all areas is expected of department faculty. The department provides instruction to students in multiple locations.

The ideal candidate is an individual who enjoys working in a department that values teaching excellence, student learning, scholarship, and service to the department, college, university, community, and profession.


Teach a variety of networking and cybersecurity courses to undergraduate and graduate students. Members of the faculty are expected to advise students and to publish peer-reviewed research. Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD, EdD, or related terminal degree. ABD considered; however, the terminal degree must be completed no later than September 15, 2020
  • Evidence of effective and student-focused in-class and/or online post-secondary teaching in networking, cybersecurity, or related disciplines

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional certification (CISSP, CISM, CRISC, CCNA, CCDP, etc.)
  • Experience in cyber security, network management, or information systems
  • Experience in teaching graduate courses in information technology, cybersecurity, networking, or related disciplines
  • Demonstrated service to students or the information systems profession
  • Ability to work collaboratively with University faculty, students, and staff
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience

Appointment: CWU is on the quarter system. Full-time, tenure track, nine-month position with possible summer employment.

Benefits: CWU offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement and optional savings plans, life and disability insurance.

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