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Cyber Security Faculty

Capitol Technology University
Russett, MD
Closing date
May 29, 2023

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Founded in 1927, Capitol Technology University is a regionally accredited institution that blends academic excellence with practical learning experience. Capitol is the only independent university in Maryland dedicated to engineering, computer science, information technology and business offering associates, bachelors, masters, and doctorate degrees. Capitol is distinguished by its progressive approach to higher education.

We invite applications for a full-time faculty position in cyber security. Master's Degree holders with traditional and non-traditional backgrounds in computer science and from all sub-specializations are encouraged to apply. The ability to teach and develop new courses in multiple sub-fields of Cyber Security is highly desirable. The colleges is unable to provide sponsorship for non-resident employees.


Requires a dynamic, visionary educator with innovative ideas for interdisciplinary approaches to education and the ability to motivate student excellence in research, scholarship, and professional service. This is a 10-month position, reporting to the Department Chair. The faculty member is expected to teach 30 credits (8-10 courses) per academic year. This position requires an on-campus presence 5 days per week. Anticipated salary range is $65,000 - $85,000 with Full-Benefits.

Start date: August 1, 2023


This 10-month position will be responsible to the Department Chair. The teaching requirement for this position is 30 semester hours per academic year. Position requires the ability to manage and provide presence and oversight of cybersecurity labs (Cyber, Security Operations Center (SOC), Forensics, and Identity Management and IoT). Position will be responsible for coordinating students in STEM activities across the University. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:

1. Instructs students in the Cyber Security discipline. Provides learning activities that stimulate student involvement and encourage critical thinking.

2. Maintains regular office hours to assist students; responds to students' emails and voice mails in a timely fashion; performs accurate assessment of student performance.

3. Maintains professional competencies in the subject area and currency in instructional methodologies through professional associations and professional development.

4. Able to teach online and use LMS (currently using Canvas).

5. Serves on college-wide and departmental committees as needed. May be required to assist with registration processes.

6. May be required to perform other related tasks as assigned by the Department Chair or Dean.


Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
• Extensive knowledge of subject matter and relevant topics and issues in the teaching discipline.
• Effective instructional techniques and innovative modes of course delivery adaptable to a variety of learning styles.
• Understanding of the comprehensive mission and philosophy of the University.
• Capable of using current techniques in the classroom and online to convey course content.
• Sensitive to issues relating to a diverse student body.
• Able to work cooperatively with colleagues.

• Minimum of a Master's degree from an accredited institution of higher learning by the start date in a related discipline.
• DoD 8570 recognized certification such as Security + , CEH or CISSP
• Knowledge should include, but not be limited to: forensics, virtualization, UNIX and Widows O/S operations, cyber security tools, malware analysis, secure coding and scripting
• Teaching experience as well as professional experience in a related field.
• Excellent communication skills, and the ability to work with faculty, students, and industry partners on various projects.
• Able to teach in the synchronous (currently using Zoom) on-line environment.
• Able to maintain confidential information.
• Must be mission focused.


Requires sitting occasionally for extended periods of time, and repetitive motions for operating computer mouse and keyboard. Hearing and effectively communicating on the telephone, in the online learning environment, and in person. Visual demands: computer monitor and reading.


Capitol Technology University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce. As stated in our Equal Employment Policy, Capitol Technology University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of sex, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and/or expression), pregnancy, race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, religion or similar philosophical beliefs, disability, marital and civil union status, age, genetic information, veteran status or any personal attribute or characteristic that is protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.

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