Job: Network Security Professor

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Job Description

The University of Advancing Technology is currently recruiting for a Network Security Professor. The Network Security Professor is responsible for effectively instructing undergraduate students on how to design, configure and secure information and networks services.  Individuals successfully filling this positions will be able to relate their network security knowledge and experiences with regard to industry leading information security practices/procedures, the design and administration of secure networks, scripting and programming techniques associated with securing and exploiting network infrastructure, social engineering, monitoring, system penetration, incident response, defense and countermeasures and performing security assessments.  

The Network Security Professor will develop courses that reflect the on gin best practices in the industry, instruct these using engaging methodologies and mentor students through coursework, projects and cyber competitions.

Essential Duties:

  • Facilitation of student projects and competitions
  • Student feedback and mentor ship
  • Development and delivery of collegiate learning experiences related to information security
  • Development of course materials related to college level network security courses
  • Engage with the cyber security community
  • Mentor and lead students in ethical hacking and good digital citizenship

Skills / Requirements

Skills/ Requirements

  • Industry experience and certifications related to network design
  • Skills in developing, administering and monitoring secure networks
  • Experience with incident response and countermeasures
  • Experience in the programming for both network/system defense and penetration
  • Deep familiarity of network and security protocols
  • Long history of engagement with the cyber community
  • Knowledge and experience regarding historical and current trends in exploits and their countermeasures

Masters Degree Required

Other Skills/Requirements

  • Experience in instruction or formalized education process, preferably in a post-secondary or college institution
  • Government, military or law enforcement background preferred
  • Membership in a professional association tied to area of instruction preferred
  • U.S. citizenship or legal permanent resident status is required

Important Notes

University of Advancing Technology

UAT is an elite intimate private college in Tempe, AZ focused on educating students in advancing technology who desire to innovate in the areas of emerging technology disciplines including Advancing Computer Science, Information Security, Game and New Media technologies.

Summary of Employee Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401k, Life Insurance, AD&D, Long Term and Short Term Disability Options
  • Vacation, Personal Time, Over 15 paid holidays
  • Employee and Dependent Scholarship Programs
  • Meal Benefit at University Café, University Store Discount, Other Discount Programs (Microsoft, Verizon, Lifetime Fitness)
  • Positive Work Environment, Kudos Program, Casual Fridays and Select Work Weeks, Employee Wellness Activities
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Employee Training and Development

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or disability. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. UAT does not sponsor foreign visa's. Thank you for your understanding.

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