The Department of Cybersecurity in the Division of Computing, Mathematics and the Sciences seeks to fill a fulltime, Assistant Professor Faculty position to teach undergraduate Cybersecurity and CIS courses.
Siena Heights University is a comprehensive liberal arts centered university located in Adrian, Michigan. The University is a private, catholic, coeducational institution, sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters. Through a strong liberal education curriculum and progressive academic programs, Siena Heights serves traditional students and working professionals in undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
Courses taught by the position may include Introduction to Programming, Principles of Cybersecurity, Network Forensics, Data Structures, Cloud Computing, and Database Management Systems. In addition to teaching responsibilities, faculty are expected to contribute service in some capacity, such as committee work, academic advising, curriculum development and/or program assessment, recruitment, and are also expected to maintain an active record of scholarship. Teaching load is 12 credit hours, usually 4 courses, per academic term.
Applicants must possess an earned Master’s degree (doctorate preferred) in Cybersecurity, Information Systems, Computer Science, or a closely related field, and must have teaching experience at the college level. Experience teaching face-to-face and online is preferred. At least one certification including, but not limited to, Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate, CISSP, and CEH is required. Applicants with relevant industry experience will also be considered.
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter, Curriculum Vita/resume, list of professional references, sample syllabus, three letters of recommendation, and a statement of your teaching philosophy. Your teaching philosophy should include a statement of how you see Cybersecurity in the context of the liberal arts and how you would encourage more women and underrepresented minorities to enter the study of Cybersecurity. Documents should be submitted to email@example.com. In the subject line of the email, please reference the job title of this position to ensure timely review and distribution of your materials. Applicants must be able to provide proof of authorization to work in the United Sates. The university will not provide work-visa sponsorship for this position. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Desired start date is August 2021. EOE
About Siena Heights University
Siena Heights University is committed to attracting, encouraging, and retaining a highly qualified workforce to support our mission of assisting people to become more competent, purposeful, and ethical through a teaching and learning environment which respects the dignity of all. Siena Heights University is a renowned liberal arts institution located in Adrian, Mich. Siena?s success is the result of a diverse workforce coming together to help shape the future. Siena Heights University is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education.The results, released today in The Chronicle?s fifth annual report on The Academic Workplace, are based on a survey of more than 46,000 employees at 294 colleges and universities. In all, only 103 of the 294 institutions achieved ?Great College to Work For? recognition for specific best practices and policies. ?We are honored to be recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education,? said SHU President Sister Peg Albert, OP, PhD. ?Siena Heights tries to build a sense of not only community ? but family ? for our employees. This honor reinforces our belief that Siena Heights is a great plac...e to be, not only for our students, but our faculty, staff and administration as well. We will continue to live our mission of being more competent, purposeful and ethical.?In addition, Siena Heights was only one of two institutions in Michigan to be placed on the Honor Roll, with the University of Michigan being the other. Only 42 institutions nationwide earned this special recognition for being ?the best of the best.? Those that make the Honor Roll are cited most often across all recognition categories. Results are reported for small, medium and large institutions.Siena Heights won honors in five categories this year:Collaborative governance,Confidence in senior leadership, Respect and appreciation Supervisor or department chair relationship, and Work/life balance