Assistant Professor in Cybersecurity in the Department of Information Decision Sciences

California State University San Bernardino

Assistant Professor in Cybersecurity in the Department of Information Decision Sciences

  • Institution: California State University San Bernardino
  • Institution Type: Four-Year/Advanced Degree (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Location: San Bernardino, CA US
  • Website: www.csusb.edu
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Assistant Professor in Cybersecurity in the Department of Information Decision Sciences

  • California State University San Bernardino | San Bernardino, CA US
  • Hourglass IconJob Post Expiration: October 09, 2022
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Job TitleAssistant Professor in Cybersecurity in the Department of Information Decision Sciences

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Faculty

Salary Range -

Location San Bernardino, CA US

Application Deadline -

Contact Information

Contact Name Joon Son

Department Information Decision Sciences

Email json@csusb.edu

Phone -

Job Description

To apply for this job please visit careers.csusb.edu.

California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) is located in San Bernardino in the Inland Empire, 60 miles east of Los Angeles and operates a satellite campus in Palm Desert located in Coachella Valley. CSUSB serves approximately 20,000 students, of which 81% are first-generation college students and graduates about 5,000 students annually. As a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has one of the most diverse student populations of any university in the Inland Empire, and the second highest Hispanic enrollment of all public universities in California. CSUSB employs 467 full-time faculty and offers 48 undergraduate, 35 graduate, and one doctoral degree programs and 14 academic programs with national accreditation.

At CSUSB, diversity, equity and inclusion are values central to our mission. We recognize that diversity and inclusion in all its forms are necessary for our institutional success. By fully leveraging our diverse experiences, backgrounds and insights, we inspire innovation, challenge the status quo and create better outcomes for our students and community. As part of CSUSB’s commitment to hire, develop and retain a diverse faculty, we offer a variety of networking, mentoring and development programs for our junior faculty. We are committed to building and sustaining a CSUSB community that is supportive and inclusive of all individuals. Qualified applicants with experience in ethnically diverse settings and/or who demonstrate a commitment to serving diverse student populations are strongly encouraged to apply. CSUSB has received the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, which recognizes CSUSB’s ongoing commitment to service-learning, a high-impact practice that combines classroom instruction with meaningful volunteer service and correlates strongly to student success.

JOB SUMMARY

The IDS Department seeks a full-time assistant professor to join a growing and dynamic faculty team. CSUSB’s cutting edge Cybersecurity program prepares students to solve the cybersecurity issues and concerns faced today in many corporate and government environments. This program’s foundation consists of skills required to succeed with a combination of technical skills, policy, teamwork, ethics, and professionalism. In 2022, the Cyber program renewed the NSA designation of Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD). Since receiving the CAE-CD designation, the program has secured a portfolio of $38m in grants and scholarships focused on cyber workforce.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

The position of assistant professor, tenure-track would begin Fall 2023. Qualifications for this position include: (1) An earned doctorate in Cybersecurity or, a closely-related discipline (ABD may be considered, Ph.D. required by Aug 2023), (2) Demonstrated ability or potential for excellence in teaching, research, and service to the university and to the profession, (3) Strong commitment to quality of student learning and program excellence, (4) Ability to obtain and conduct federally funded research that requires a top secret security clearance is preferred.

Candidates must have knowledge, skill, and interest in teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses in Cybersecurity at both the Palm Desert and San Bernardino campuses. The candidate will also serve as a liaison to the local community for cybersecurity initiatives. Candidates with the teaching (applied/hands-on) and research experiences in the following areas are preferred:

– Cybersecurity Management                      – Applied cybersecurity

– Ethical hacking                                         – SCADA/IOT

– Forensics                                                  – Incident Response

– Industry recognized certifications such as Security+, CISSP, etc. are a plus.

As a Hispanic serving institution, candidates who are bilingual in Spanish and have an understanding of the culture are encouraged to apply. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of under-represented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with CSUSB. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Note: CSUSB cannot deny an applicant a position solely or in part due to a criminal conviction history until it has performed an individualized assessment and linked the relevant conviction history with specific job duties in the position being sought.

Please note: Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that CSUSB has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to CSUSB or individuals in the university community.

For health and well-being, CSUSB is a smoke & tobacco-free campus. The university is committed to promoting a healthy environment for all members of our community.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The mission of the Department of Information Decision Sciences is to provide students with the knowledge and ability to design, develop, implement and use information systems that allow organizations to effectively solve problems and use data for decision making. The department offers courses in cybersecurity, business analytics, supply chain managements, and management information systems at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

To find out more about the Department of Information Decision Sciences (https://www.csusb.edu/ids)

For more information regarding the position, please contact:

Recruitment Chair

Dr. Joon Son

json@csusb.edu

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter that includes:

a.  A statement of your teaching interest/philosophy

b.  A statement of your research experience/plans

  1. If available, evidence of teaching effectiveness such as teaching portfolios, reports on teaching observations, and/or student evaluations of teaching.
  2. Unofficial copies of all postsecondary degree transcripts (official transcripts will be required prior to appointment).
  3. Reference List – names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three (3) referees whom we may contact to obtain letters of recommendation.
  4. Confidential letters of recommendation may be solicited from those listed as references on the application if the applicant is moved forward in the recruitment process. Non-confidential letters of recommendation can be uploaded by the applicant during the application process.
  5. Diversity Statement, which may include your interpretation of diversity, equity and inclusion, and must include specific examples of how your background and your educational and/or professional experiences have prepared you for this role at California State University, San Bernardino (maximum 1,000 words).

Formal review of applications will begin on October 17, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

If you are interested in this opportunity, we invite you to apply by using this CSU Recruit hyperlink at:

https://secure.dc4.pageuppeople.com/apply/873/gateway/Default.aspx?c=apply&sJobIDs=516726&SourceTypeID=803&sLanguage=en-us&lApplicationSubSourceID=11243

Salary is commensurate with experience.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)

This position may be “Designated” under California State University’s Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information:
https://www.csusb.edu/human-resources/current-employees/employee-relations/conflict-interest

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