Gannon University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science invites applications for a Program Director for the newly created cybersecurity and cyber engineering programs. The appointment for this nine-month tenure track position begins in August 2019. The ideal candidate shall have the following listed qualities in addition to the teaching and developing graduate-level program in cybersecurity; engage students through advising, research projects and engaging instruction.
List of qualities:
Knowledge and experience with NSA certification for Centers of Academic Excellence (CAE)
Create/develop cybersecurity graduate program
Established scholarly achievement in research and teaching
Demonstrate experience/laboratory development for cybersecurity in the areas of defense/operations
Experience/knowledge with cyber applications in Internet of Things (IoT)
Experience/knowledge with ABET accreditation
Established record of leadership in a collaborative setting
Requirements include a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computing Education or related Cybersecurity field. Priority will be given to those have extensive experience in the areas of data security, software security, component security, connection security, system security, artificial intelligence, and/or blockchain technology. Demonstrated experience in cyber defense, cyber operation, cyber applications, or cyber data analysis is preferred. Previous experience in developing industrial training and/or new undergraduate and graduate programs is preferred. A track record of successful project leadership and industrial experience are also preferred. Candidates should have demonstrated excellence in research and a strong commitment to teaching. Excellent communications skills are required. Qualified candidates will be expected to engage in scholarly activities in keeping with the Boyer Model of Scholarship as is appropriate to the application and receipt of tenure and promotion at Gannon. Candidates must be able to support and promote the University’s inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions.
Gannon is a Catholic comprehensive Masters L institution that is committed to student-centered learning, with an emphasis on professional education integrated with liberal-learning student outcomes. Located near beautiful Lake Erie in Erie, Pennsylvania, the University offers ready access to a variety of cultural and exciting seasonal activities and is within a two-hour drive of Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Buffalo. For more information about Erie, visit www.visiteriepa.com.
Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply. Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, C.V., evidence of effective teaching methods and productive scholarship in your respective field, and the contact information for three professional references to www.gannon.edu/employment. Review of applications will begin immediately and this position will remain open until filled. The finalist will be required to submit an original transcript from the institution awarding his/her terminal degree. References will not be contacted without prior notification to the applicants. For more information about Gannon visit www.gannon.edu. Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Gannon is a Catholic, Diocesan university dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. Our faculty and staff prepare students to be global citizens through programs grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and professional specializations. Inspired by the Catholic Intellectual Tradition, we offer a comprehensive, values-centered learning experience that emphasizes faith, leadership, inclusiveness and social responsibility.