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Open Rank Academic Faculty in Cybersecurity Engineering

Employer
Augusta University
Location
Augusta, GA
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Open Rank Academic Faculty in Cybersecurity Engineering

Job ID: 269957
Location: Augusta Univ. - Augusta
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary:

Job Summary

Job ID:269957

Position #: 40071368

The School of Computer and Cyber Sciences at Augusta University invites applications for three tenure-track/tenured faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor in Cybersecurity Engineering. The selected candidates will demonstrate the potential for sustained research excellence as well as a commitment to quality in undergraduate and graduate education. The target appointment date is Fall 2024.

Augusta University has embarked on an ambitious, multi-year effort to significantly expand its computing, cybersecurity and data science activities. Information about the school and a description of open positions are available on the school website at http://www.augusta.edu/ccs.

Responsibilities

Teaching - 60%
Teach classes during the academic year as assigned by the Dean, to include all of the duties and obligations expected of a college professor not limited to, but including grading, maintaining regular office hours, class preparations, and following university policies regarding teaching.

Research - 30%
Persistent scholarship leading to national/international recognition and impact. Key measures of success include publications and presentations appropriate to your field, which can include articles on instruction in your field as well as other activities.

Service - 10%
Service to the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences and Augusta University as requested by the Dean, service to the profession, including local, regional, and national/international leadership within the discipline.

Required Qualifications

PhD in Computer Science, Information Technology, or Cybersecurity

Assistant Professor - this rank requires a doctoral degree in computer science, information systems, cybersecurity, computer engineering or related disciplines. The candidate must have an active research program with publications appearing in high quality venues, including journals and conference proceedings.

Associate Professor - this rank requires a doctoral degree in computer science, information systems, cybersecurity, computer engineering or related disciplines. At least five years at the rank of Assistant Professor or comparable training, background, and experience are required. The candidate must have an active externally-funded research program with a strong record of publications appearing in high quality venues, including journals and conference proceedings, and commensurate with being an emerging research leader in their discipline. The candidate must be visible within their research community as indicated by membership on the technical program committees of established conferences. The candidate must have a record of mentoring graduate students, introducing them to research, and leading them to graduation.

Professor- This rank requires a doctoral degree in computer science, information systems, cybersecurity, computer engineering or related disciplines. At least five years at the rank of Associate Professor or comparable training, background, and experience are required. The candidate must have an active externally-funded research program and a strong record of competitive federal or state research funding. The candidate must have an outstanding record of publications appearing in high quality venues, including journals and conference proceedings, and commensurate with being a recognized research leader in their discipline. The candidate must be highly visible within their research community as indicated by chairing the technical program committees of established conferences and/or by serving on the editorial boards of leading journals. The candidate must have a proven record of mentoring doctoral students and successfully leading them to graduation.

Required faculty employment qualifications for all USG institutions and all academic ranks within these institutions shall be:

-Consistent with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)'s requirements for institutional accreditation;

-Evidence of ability as a teacher;

-Evidence of activity as a scholar and ability in all other duties assigned;

-Successful experience (which will necessarily be waived for those just entering the academic profession who meet all other requirements); and,

-Desirable personal qualities judged on the basis of personal interview, complete biographical data, and recommendations.

Shift/Salary/Benefits

This position is academic year based and typically works August through May, depending on dates outlined in offer letter and yearly contract.

The intended work commitment or full-time equivalent (FTE) for this position is 1.0.

Assistant Professor-Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

Associate Professor-Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

Professor-Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, sick leave, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more!

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program.

Rank and salary are determined at the time of hire and are based on a variety of factors including but not limited to experience, education, credentials, specialty, training, etc. while also considering internal equity and market data.

Advancement through the faculty ranks at Augusta University is only through the annual Promotion and Tenure process in which faculty may apply if eligible (typically five-year increments). For more information on ranks, please review the Augusta University Promotion and Tenure website:https://www.augusta.edu/faculty-affairs/promotionandtenure.php

College/Department Information

The School of Computer and Cyber Sciences was established in 2017 with the mission to provide high-engagement, state-of-the-art technology education and research across its computer science, information technology and cybersecurity disciplines. The School is undergoing an unprecedented transformation, as we are becoming a comprehensive research college, with national prominence, and a leader in computing and cybersecurity education and research. The school is building a strong momentum in externally funded research with increasing number of awards from the National Science Foundation, National Security Agency, Office of Naval Research, and other agencies. The school offers Bachelor of Science degrees in computer science, information technology, cybersecurity, cyber operations, cybersecurity engineering, and biomedical systems engineering. At the graduate level, we offer a Master of Science degree in Information Security Management, a Master of Science degree in Computer Science, and a Doctor of Philosophy program in Computer and Cyber Sciences.

The School headquarters are located at the Georgia Cyber Center. The Center is nestled along the Savannah River at the University's Riverfront Campus, located in Augusta's growing cybersecurity corridor. The center includes a cutting-edge cyber range, a 340-seat auditorium, secure briefing space, incubator space for innovation and entrepreneurship, and classrooms; as well as proximity to industry professionals and innovative start-ups.

About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than10,500 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.

Our mission and values make Augusta University an institution like no other. We are part of the University System of Georgia.

Location

Our Summerville Campus:

2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.

Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.

For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply
To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/#job-portals.
The following materials are required and must be submitted as via the application portal:
-Cover letter that includes a brief synopsis of applicant's primary research areas and the faculty rank in which you would like to be considered.

-Curriculum vitae including a list of publications

-Statement describing research accomplishments and future research plans

-Description of experience and philosophy on teaching AU students

-Contact information for at least three references

-Unofficial transcript copies for all degrees (official transcripts will be requested upon successful completion of an on-campus interview)

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=12000&JobOpeningId=269957&PostingSeq=1

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