The Military College of South Carolina

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Cyber Security

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Work type: Full Time Permanent - Faculty
Location: Charleston
Categories: Science and Mathematics
Payscale: Unclassified

The Department of Cyber and Computer Sciences invites applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Cyber Operations beginning August 2021.

Located in beautiful Charleston, S.C., The Citadel is a fully accredited, public, comprehensive, co-educational college with a student body of 2300 undergraduate and 1000 evening and graduate students.  Since 2016, The Citadel has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security.  The Department of Cyber and Computer Sciences has 5 full-time faculty and 7 adjunct faculty members.  The department offers the B.S. in Computer Science; B.S. in Cyber Operations; M.S. in Computer and Information Sciences (jointly with the College of Charleston); graduate certificates in cybersecurity, and software engineering; and undergraduate minors in cybersecurity, cyber inter-disciplinary studies, data science, and computer programming.  Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate courses in computer science and cyber operations for majors and minors and graduate-level courses in computer and information sciences and cybersecurity.  A normal teaching load is 9-12 hours per week with small class sizes.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate in Computer Science, Cyber Operations, or closely-related discipline.
  • A strong aptitude for teaching courses in Cyber Operations.
  • Candidates should exemplify The Citadel's core values of honor, duty, and respect.

Additional Comments:

Salary and fringe benefits are competitive, and other benefits include convenient parking and access to the Citadel Beach House located on Isle of Palms.

In addition to the online application, please attach or send in the following materials: curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research plans, and three letters of recommendation, with at least one that addresses applicant's teaching.  All application materials should be submitted online at The Citadel Careers website:  If you have any questions or concerns while applying at the Citadel Careers web site, please call The Citadel's Human Resources Office at 843-953-6922.

Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Shankar Banik, Professor, Cyber and Computer Sciences Faculty Search Committee, Department of Cyber and Computer Sciences, The Citadel, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409, phone: 843-953-5039, or by email:

Applications from women and minorities are especially encouraged.  The Citadel is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer actively committed to ensuring diversity in all campus employment.

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