Adjunct Faculty, MS Cybersecurity Engineering Systems
The University of San Diego's Center for CyberSecurity Engineering and Technology (CCSET) is a leading academic institution that provides opportunities for world-class education, research and community engagement to address critical threats to our nation's information systems. Despite best efforts, most people and organizations are not prepared to deal with the level of sophistication employed by cyber adversaries.
USD's Center for CyberSecurity Engineering and Technology holistically assists business, government, law enforcement and private citizens to better prepare and respond to highly trained adversaries who are responsible for billions in lost revenue each year; catastrophic disruptions in service; terrorism and activism; a dark web of criminal activity; and constant peril to critical infrastructure.
The University of San Diego's (USD) Center for CyberSecurity Engineering and Technology (CCSET) as part of the Computer Science (CS) Department of the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering (SMSE) is seeking Adjunct Faculty candidates to teach MSCSE courses during Spring 2020 semester, with potential contract renewal for Summer 2020 and following academic years.
Specific Responsibilities Include:
Teaching one or more of the following courses: CYBR 510, CYBR 512, (course descriptions are included below).
Working with the CCSET chair and MSCSE faculty to improve instructional materials and hands-on class exercises to enhance student's learning outcomes and engagement.
Collecting relevant course data for accreditation and course improvement purposes.
Assisting with the USD National Security Agency/DHS Center of Academic Excellence
CYBR 510 Security Test Engineering
This course presents various methodologies for performing testing to ensure a system conforms to security standards by; 1-Creating and configuring test environments based on security requirements; 2- differentiating between functional testing and security testing; and 3- introducing static, dynamic, vulnerability, and penetration testing; Labs and projects for the course will utilize the Cybersecurity Sandbox.
CYBR 512 Secure Systems Engineering
In this course techniques for assuring the continued operation of secure systems in contested environments will be explored. The course through lecture, labs and projects continue to students to use these techniques for the Detection of, response to, and recovery from security incidents. Labs and projects for the course will utilize the Cybersecurity Sandbox.
A Masters degree in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, or Information Technology or a related technical field
Industry or Military experience in Cybersecurity or Information Technology
A strong interest in teaching masters-level courses and prior teaching experience
Prior course development experience
Cybersecurity industry certifications
Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.
Consistent with the School of Engineering part-time faculty compensation rates.
Special Application Instructions
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1) a statement expressing your interest in and qualification for the Adjunct Faculty position and the specific course(s) of interest, and
2) your current Resume or CV.
The positions will remain open until filled.
Contact: CCSET chair, Dr. Gordon Romney, firstname.lastname@example.org
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The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.
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