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Adjunct Lecturer, Systems and Industrial Engineering (Part-Time) - Cyber-Security

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

Posting Number: req7375

Department: Systems and Industrial Engr

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The Department of Systems and Industrial Engineering (SIE) at The University of Arizona is seeking applications for an Adjunct Lecturer to teach two cybersecurity courses:

  • 1) SIE 472 / 572 - Information Security Research and Education (INSuRE) on campus and online
  • 2) SIE 571 - System Cyber Security Engineering in the online only format.

The department is seeking an individual with a scholarly record that is active in practice or research and interested in teaching:

  • SIE 571 - a cyber security course that introduces selected topics, issues, problems, and techniques used in System Cyber Security Engineering (SCSE), with an emphasis on specifying and designing cyber security controls into a product early in the development lifecycle. Students will explore various techniques for eliminating security vulnerabilities, defining security specifications / plans, and incorporating countermeasures to achieve overall system assurance.
  • SIE 472 / 572 - as part of the umbrella INSuRE course, orchestrated with other universities across the country, the successful candidate will guide and oversee several student research projects addressing diverse and highly relevant national cybersecurity/information systems security problems. INSuRE is a well-established and very successful umbrella program that enables a collaboration across several universities, cyber professionals, national laboratories, working in cross-disciplined cyber related technologies.

The faculty member will teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels and contribute to mentoring students, including those from underrepresented backgrounds. The faculty member will also participate in outreach and contribute to departmental, college, and university service. In these and other ways, the faculty member will help to develop innovative approaches to enhancing student engagement, increasing diversity, and expanding collaborations with community and business partners.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Employee COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

All University employees, including student workers and graduate assistants/associates, must verify that they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless they have been granted a religious or disability/medical accommodation.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses using a variety of formats, including on campus, online, distance and interactive video platforms
  • Collaborate effectively with colleagues across disciplinary lines
  • Engage students in active learning, encouraging class participation, and provide support in completing class assignments / projects
  • Manage classroom interactions and establish and maintain a climate that encourages learning across multiple delivery platforms
  • Contribute to the service responsibilities of the CoE and the University of Arizona, in part through participation on committees and student mentoring, including those from underrepresented backgrounds
  • Contribute to CoE and the University of Arizona's development through appropriate outreach to local communities (including government units, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and area residents)
  • Assist in the development of innovative approaches enhancing student engagement, increasing diversity, and expanding collaborations with community and business partners
  • Develop / prepare course syllabi, assignments, and activities for course delivery
  • Prepare and deliver course lectures / workshops
  • Critique and grade student assignments and examinations
  • Participate in advising and mentoring students
  • Maintain regular in-person and virtual office hours and /or be available to students by appointment

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in discipline of instruction, OR
  • Master's degree in a relevant field, plus:
    • Significant previous practical experience (e.g., executive in a large company, top executive in a small company, or business owner); OR
    • Eighteen (18) units of graduate coursework in engineering or a related field; OR
    • Any equivalent combination of other master's degrees, graduate-level education, teaching experience, and/or practical experience that will bring value to the students' learning experience as determined by the faculty members on the search committee at the time of hire; OR
    • Tested experience to include: professional certifications and achievement in engineering, or a related field, directly relevant to the subjects taught (e.g., PMP for someone teaching a project management course); OR
    • Five or more years of relevant work experience (e.g., in private sector) in engineering or a related field
  • The selected candidate must provide education credentials during the offer discussions

Rank: Lecturer

Tenure Information

Adjunct (NTE)

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 10 - 15

Job FTE: 0.40

Work Calendar: Academic

Job Category: Faculty

Benefits Eligible: No Benefits

Rate of Pay: $67,414

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

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

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Dr. Young-Jun Son

Department Head, Systems and Industrial Engineering

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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