NTS Faculty Position - Professional Institute - Cybersecurity

The University of Pittsburgh School of Computing and Information is seeking leaders in the field of Cybersecurity to help launch a professional education program focused on providing working information professionals with cutting edge skills and knowledge in Information Security/Privacy and Enterprise Security Management.

A Full-time faculty position as Professor of Practice (Position #0136752) is available for experienced security professionals to design a curriculum that addresses the technological, policy, legal, ethical, and criminal aspects of protecting data, systems, networks, and organizations. The institute will appeal to those who need to enhance/update their skills and competencies in:

  • Developing and securing enterprise and network systems
  • Preventing vulnerabilities, addressing threats, and stopping attacks
  • Penetration testing & incident response
  • Risk analysis, management and mitigation
  • Implementing secure e-commerce systems
  • Security management & digital forensics
  • Cybersecurity policy and privacy regulation
  • Ethics and policy in cyberspace
  • Cybercrime

Job responsibilities will include assisting the School of Computing and Information with course/curriculum design, evaluation, teaching, student recruitment, and corporate outreach.

Potential candidates must have 5+ years in industry with increasingly responsible positions in information and system security. Experience as an instructor is a plus. For these positions, a Master's in Information Science or Computer Science is strongly preferred; however, a Bachelor degree in Information Science or Computer Science – with commensurate professional experience – will be considered.

The anticipated start date is Summer 2018.

Application Instructions Individuals interested in these openings may apply at http://www.sci.pitt.edu/recruiting. Those interested in applying must submit

  1. a cover letter indicating the position for which you are applying and a brief explanation of how your interests align to the position
  2. a curriculum vitae/resume
  3. the names of at least four recommenders

Questions about the search and/or application status should be emailed to sci-recruit@pitt.edu.

The University of Pittsburgh is an EEO/AA/M/F/VET/ Disabled.


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