Job Details

Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • Position Number: 2086197
  • Location: Denver, CO
  • Position Type: Science - Computer Science

Cybersecurity (CSS) Affiliate/Part-time Instructor

Position Number: PTCYB1
Salary for Announcement: Commensurate with experience and education.
Employee Category: Affiliate Faculty
Department: Computer Science

Position Summary:
Establishment of Department Pool for
Affiliate/Part-time Instructor of Cybersecurity undergraduate courses.

Qualified applicants will be placed in the departmental pool and will be considered for affiliate/part-time Instructor of Computer Science Cybersecurity positions beginning Fall 2019 to Spring 2022.

Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and racial and ethnic minorities to apply.

We are seeking part-time lecturers committed to teach computer science cybersecurity courses for MSU Denvers Bachelors Degree in Cybersecurity. Successful applicants will help the department deliver undergraduate cybersecurity programs. Applicants will also need a thorough understanding of the field of cybersecurity including networking, servers, organizational needs and the marketplace and the rapid evolution of each.

The graduates of our programs are expected to be effective at participating in cybersecurity operations at a wide variety of organizations and levels. Successful applicants will be instrumental in ensuring graduates are prepared not only in the principles and technical elements, but also understand the financial, operational and strategic aspects of cybersecurity.

Applicants will be involved in innovative ways to deliver the curriculum to a wide variety of students. Courses taught will use a mixture of in-class, hybrid and online delivery methods.

The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

Required Qualifications:
[Masters Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Computer Information Systems, Cybersecurity or related field]
OR [Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Computer Information Systems, Cybersecurity or related field AND five years of experience in the cybersecurity industry].
Ability for and experience in educating others
Excellent technical aptitude
Ingenuity and willingness to develop creative solutions to complex problems
Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a rapidly changing environment
Experience in implementing cybersecurity solutions
Excellent written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in the cybersecurity industry
Higher education experience
Relevant certifications (cybersecurity and/or networking)
Familiarity with national cybersecurity educational frameworks

Posting Date: 11/15/2019
Closing Date:
Closing Instructions:

Special Instructions to Applicant:
IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

Please attach your resume, cover letter, transcripts and a list of 3 professional references with contact information to your application in the online application system.
If transcripts cannot be attached, submit them to the department at:

Affiliate Faculty Coordinator
Department of Computer Sciences
Metropolitan State University of Denver
P.O. Box 173362, Campus Box 38B
Denver, CO 80217-3362
Phone: 303-615-1258

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