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Limited Term Adjunct Instructor, Cyber Operations - Security Programming (Multiple Positions)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Sierra Vista, Arizona
Computer Science

Posting Number: req7122

Department: College of Applied Sci & Tech

Location: Sierra Vista

Address: Sierra Vista, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The University of Arizona's College of Applied Science & Technology (CAST) is a National Security Agency (NSA) designated Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations (CAE-CO) and an Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) designated Intelligence Community Center of Academic Excellence (IC-CAE). CAST is seeking up to 5 Limited Term Adjunct Instructors who will teach undergraduate courses within our Cyber Operations and Intelligence & Information Operations programs. The candidate will teach courses in the area of Security-related Python Scripting/Programming. CAST is seeking candidates who can demonstrate outstanding teaching and course development consistent with the college's purpose, vision, and values and who enjoy working with a diverse, non-traditional student population. This position will contribute to building a strong team of culturally diverse faculty and staff who are committed to preparing traditional, post-traditional, and transfer students for success in a 21st-century workforce.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Limited
    Term Adjunct Instructors are required to attend meetings and submit materials
    as requested throughout the term of appointment.
  • Develop/prepare course syllabi, assignments, and activities for course
  • Prepare and deliver course lectures/workshops.
  • Critique and grade student assignments and examinations.
  • Maintain regular in-person or virtual office hours and/or be available to
    students by appointment.
  • Additional duties may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree (or
higher) ininCyber Operations, Electrical Engineering,
Electrical & Computer Engineering, Computer
Science,Mathematics,or closely related field, plus:

  • Completion of 18 graduate
    credit hours in a relevant discipline; OR
  • Significant demonstrable
    technical experience (15 or more years of experience in the design,
    development,assessment, and/orreverse engineeringof safety
    critical or security-related software and/or malware); OR
  • Significant publications
    reflective of technical expertise in the field of Cyber
    Security/Operations; OR
  • Current Cyber
    Security/Operations doctoral student with departmental recommendation; OR
  • An equivalent combination
    of bachelor's degrees, graduate-level education, technical experience,
    teaching experience, significant publications, and/or practical
    experience that will bring value to the students' learning experience.
  • Experience in Security-related Python
    scripting/programming and analysis.
  • Experience in Python-based machine
    learning/artificial intelligence experience.
  • Experience inusingone of the following IDEs:WingIDE,Sublime IDE,or
    Visual Studio IDE.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS/Ph.D./D.Sc. in Cyber Operations, Electrical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or a closely related field.
  • A software/system security-related background.
  • Experience creating security-related tools using Python.
  • Demonstrated Python and security-related course development and online teaching experience.

Rank: Instructor

Tenure Information

Adjunct (NTE)

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 8-12

Job FTE: 0.20-0.30

Work Calendar: Academic

Job Category: Faculty

Benefits Eligible: No Benefits

Rate of Pay: DOE

Compensation Type: Per Course

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 5

Expected End Date: 5/22/2022

Contact Information for Candidates

Jason Denno - Interim Department Head of Cyber and Intelligence Operations.

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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