The primary responsibilities of this position are classroom teaching and lab instruction to a diverse student body with the potential for hybrid and online teaching. Focus teaching areas are in cybersecurity, digital forensics, and computer networking. Other responsibilities include establishing productive and ongoing related research program, engaging in professional development and scholarly activities, and providing service to the program area, department, college, and university. The successful candidate will be committed to acquiring or maintaining professional and instructor certifications.
A PhD in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science or a related field from an accredited institution is required at the start of employment or within 12 months of hire.
College-level teaching or other professional training experience, and any of the following professional certifications: CCNA Security, CCNP Security, CCIE Security, CISSP, CompTIA Security+, CASP, OSCP, OSCE, SANS, CCE, CHFI, CFCE, GIAC, CSFA, and ACE.
Located in Akron, Ohio, The University of Akron (UA) is one of the largest employers in the region and offers an array of employment opportunities. Here you'll find a metropolitan setting that places you in the heart of a dynamic, regional economy and in sync with the pulse of business, government and the community.
We're committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff by including individuals from varied backgrounds and characteristics, including age, gender, religion, ethnicity, disability, national origin, sexual orientation and socioeconomic background. We're also committed to offering competitive salary and benefits packages to qualified candidates.
The University of Akron is an equal education and employment institution. It is the policy of this institution that there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any individual in employment or in its programs or activities at The University of Akron because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status or status as a veteran. The University is also committed to the principles of affirmative action and acts in accordance with state and federal laws.
About The University of Akron
The University of Akron is the region’s most influential public research university, contributing to the resurgence of the local economy, providing a workforce highly trained in diverse disciplines, and known for an innovative approach to higher education.