Job Details

Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • Position Number: 1829217
  • Location: Denver, CO
  • Position Type: Science - Computer Science

Cybersecurity (CS) CAT II Lecturer

Position Number: TF 629
Salary for Announcement: Commensurate with experience and education
Employee Category: Faculty
Department: MTH - Computer Science

Position Summary:
This is a full-time non-tenure track position that requires teaching undergraduate computer science cybersecurity courses beginning in the Spring 2020 semester.

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.

Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.

We are seeking a high-caliber lecturer to teach cybersecurity courses and assist with MSU Denvers Bachelors Degree in Cybersecurity. The successful applicant will help the department deliver the undergraduate cybersecurity program. The successful applicant will 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 must be effective at participating in cybersecurity operations in a wide variety of organizations and levels. The successful applicant 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. This position is important in delivering our undergraduate and graduate curricula and the successful applicant 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.

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 at least five years of experience in the cybersecurity industry]
Affinity 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:
Doctoral Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Computer Information Systems, Cybersecurity, or related field
Higher education experience
Curriculum development experience
Relevant certifications (cybersecurity and/or networking)
An understanding of the legal and regulatory environment for cybersecurity
Familiarity with national cybersecurity educational frameworks

Posting Date: 11/13/2019
Closing Date:
Closing Instructions: Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicant:
Complete applications received by December 3, 2019 will receive full consideration. Position is open until filled.

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant, you must apply via the online application systems,

All applicants must submit the following application documents in order for their application to be considered complete:
1) Resume or CV
2) Cover Letter
3) References
4) Unofficial Transcripts. If you are unable to attach copies of your transcripts at the time of application, please submit them to Adriah Young at by or before the full consideration date.

References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information.

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

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