Please note: The applicant need not come from the academic community to qualify for this role. The main qualifications are advanced cybersecurity expertise and leadership.
Our client, a prestigious university, is seeking a full-time tenured, tenure track, tenured academic, or non-tenure academic professional track appointment as an Associate Professor or Full Professor and Director of the their Cybersecurity Center. This 11-month academic appointment begins spring of 2020. The successful applicant will be required to teach; advise and mentor graduate students; develop an independent, externally funded research program; participate in all aspects of the department’s activities; and serve the profession.
The center director develops and implements the mission and strategies for and manages and directs the activities of the Cybersecurity Center in accordance with the objectives of the center. They maintain, expand and develop new projects, clients and exploits new markets in the general area of cybersecurity and related technologies R&D, workforce development and technology commercialization. The center director communicates the activities of the center to faculty, clients, sponsors, and leadership and receives their input. They also foster, participate in, and develop collaborative and multidisciplinary activities with the faculty related to cybersecurity and related technologies. The center director represents Cybersecurity Center in in the general area of Cybersecurity and related technologies. They also organize, supervise, and manage the employees of the center.
- For the tenure or tenure track role the applicant must have earned a doctorate in Cybersecurity or a closely related engineering or science discipline.
- For the non-tenure track the applicant must have, at the minimum, an earned bachelor level degree and substantial experience for the professor of practice level titles.