Office or College
Engineering and Natural Sciences
The University of Tulsa (TU) is seeking to hire a full-time teaching Instructor in Cyber Security and Director of Co-Curricular Activities beginning August 2021. As part of its new strategic plan, TU is building on its long history of excellence in cyber security, establishing a new, interdisciplinary School of Cyber Studies to house undergraduate and graduate programs.
The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to teach hands-on and project-based courses in cyber security spanning technical and human dimensions. Areas of interest include system security, incident response, digital forensics, network security, secure software engineering, and enterprise risk management. The candidate will collaborate with current faculty to develop and teach courses for the new BS in Cyber Security, in addition to teaching in graduate programs.
The successful candidate will allocate 25% of their time to the role of Director of Co-Curricular Activities. As Director, the successful candidate will manage relationships with external partners to facilitate experiential learning activities for students, including internship placements, competitive learning extracurricular activities, and project-based learning inside the curriculum. Salary and benefits are commensurate with academic qualifications, teaching and industry experience.
The University of Tulsa has been a leader in cyber security research and education for over 20 years. TU has been a designated Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance and Cyber Defense Education by the federal government since 2000 and was one of the first 14 institutions awarded this distinction. TU also is recognized by the federal government as a CAE in IA Research and Cyber Operations. TU alumni are employed worldwide in leading roles among the private and public sectors as well as academia.
Faculty from engineering, computer science, business, psychology, law and more regularly teach courses and conduct research in cyber security. The successful candidate will work in the new interdisciplinary School of Cyber Studies, which will offer B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. TU is a private university with approximately 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students in the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering and Natural Sciences, Health Sciences, and Law. Additional information about The University of Tulsa cyber programs is available at https://utulsa.edu/cyber/.
In addition to a master’s or higher degree in cyber security, computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, information technology, information systems or related field, professional or teaching experience is required. Fluency in multiple programming languages and experience with system administration and security tools is preferred. Experience working in cyber security at the enterprise level is particularly valued. We especially encourage applications from underrepresented groups such as Women, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian or Alaskan Native.
Applications will be reviewed upon receipt, and candidates are encouraged to submit their completed applications by April 15, 2021. The search will remain open until the position is filled. Please submit the following to the Cyber Faculty Search Committee in a single PDF at firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line “Instructor Search”: a) a cover letter addressing qualifications for the position, b) a teaching statement and optionally, a link to a video demonstrating teaching, and c) a curriculum vitae including names and contact information for three references.
The University of Tulsa is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community of faculty, staff and students. We seek to recruit and retain talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Tulsa is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply. The University does not discriminate on the basis of personal status or group characteristics including, but not limited to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, or marital status.
The University of Tulsa is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/ Veteran.