Assistant Professor Information Security

at Sullivan University System

Louisville, KY

Posted on Sep. 12, 2016

Full Time

Are you looking for the chance to learn, grow, and make a contribution to the community? If so, you’ll want to join an organization that is truly committed to making a difference. The Sullivan University System offers post-secondary educational opportunities in a variety of disciplines through its many campuses to prepare students for employment in high-need career fields. At The Sullivan University System, you’ll find a host of career opportunities, an environment that values creativity, a work experience that is both challenging and rewarding, and an organization that values people.

We offer a generous benefits package, a competitive salary, comprehensive training, tuition reimbursement and a professional work environment.

The Sullivan University System has been named one of the Best Places to Work for three years in a row, because we truly believe you don’t need to choose between making a living and making a difference.

We are currently looking for a full-time Assistant Professor of Information Security. The Assistant Professor is responsible for the Information Security curriculum, instruction, research, service and other intra- and interdisciplinary collaborations. Every faculty member has responsibilities to students as an instructor and mentor, to the school administration as an employee in an organization, and to their department as a team member willing to respect others and to support team goals. The Assistant Professor in Information Security reports to the Dean of the College of Information and Computer Technology.

Responsibilities of the position include:
Teaches graduate and undergraduate classes (online and on-ground) in computer science/Information Technology with emphasis in information security and computer forensics.
Establishes a self-supporting research program in cyber security.
Works with graduate and undergraduate students on information security and IT research programs.
Supervises thesis and advises students in both undergraduate and graduate programs.
Works across multiple disciplines and collaborates with other faculty.
Participates in department, college, and university committee and other service assignments.
Must be able to address the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language, and academic preparation.
Prepares fully for and teaches classes as assigned, making good use of class time and keeping all classes for the scheduled period.
Develops appropriate grading policies and methods of student assessment to monitor and communicate academic progress.
Provides full information to students regarding course syllabi, objectives, texts, and materials required for the courses taught.
Maintains accurate records of student attendance and academic progress.
Recognizes individual differences in the classroom, and adapts instructional techniques accordingly.
Communicates early with the student and the student’s advisor or Dean regarding possible academic failure.
Assists students with academic difficulties including being available for consultation outside of class.
Encourages and motivates students in a positive manner to do their best.
Refers students to appropriate staff, office or resource person for information, guidance, financial assistance, placement, etc.
Enforces regulations in the school catalog, student handbook, and student dress guidelines.
Submits academic information such as course syllabi, final grade reports, grade changes, and mid-term deficiency grades on time to the appropriate person (registrar, dean, chairperson, etc.) utilizing the institution’s reporting procedures.
Continues further professional development by keeping alert to changes within the field.
Attends scheduled faculty, department, and committee meetings and training sessions required by SUS.
If full-time, participates in Plus Friday, orientation days, graduation activities and other events and promotional activities as assigned.
Uses college equipment and property appropriately and have students do the same. Reports broken or damaged equipment to the Student Services office immediately.
Abides by all accrediting council, state, federal and institutional policies and procedures, rules and laws.
Supports students with unique ADA needs and works with Deans/Directors as needed in understanding necessary accommodations.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements of the position include:
Must hold a PhD in Information Security or Computer Forensics.
Must have a record of publications in the information security literature in areas relevant to the mission and goals of the college.
Experience with and a commitment to, systematic planning, assessment, and continuous programmatic improvement.
Accreditation experience is preferred.
Must have history in employment or consulting work in cyber or information security research or development projects as well as teaching experiences in these disciplines.
An equivalent combination of education and work experience may be considered.
Excellent writing and oral communication skills.
Must possess excellent leadership, customer service, communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
Ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously and efficiently while meeting required deadlines.
Ability to function efficiently in a stressful work environment.
Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.
Must be able to hear and speak well enough to communicate with students, faculty, and staff face to face and via the telephone.

The Sullivan University System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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