The Military College of South Carolina

Tenure Track Assistant Professor or Instructor of Cyber Operations

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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 or Instructor of Cyber Operations.

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 6 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.

The primary role of the faculty is the education of students in the classroom and advising the students with their academic programs.  Tenure-track faculty members are also responsible for scholarly activity and service. The Citadel supports faculty scholarship and professional development for tenure-track faculty.  Internal funding is available for research, development, and travel. The contract is a full-time, 9-month position. Candidates should exemplify The Citadel's core values of honor, duty, and respect.

Required Qualifications, Tenure-track Assistant Professor

An earned doctoral degree in Computer Science, Cyber Operations, or closely-related discipline, and a strong aptitude for teaching courses in Cyber Operations.

Required Qualifications, Instructor

An earned master’s degree in Computer Science, Cyber Operations, or closely-related discipline, and a strong aptitude for teaching courses in Cyber Operations.

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 (needed for Tenure-track Assistant Professor position), and three letters of recommendation, with at least one that addresses the 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. Michael Verdicchio, Associate Professor, Cyber and Computer Sciences Faculty Search Committee, Department of Cyber and Computer Sciences, The Citadel, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409, phone: 843-953-6987, or by email: Applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis.

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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