Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity & IT

Wentworth Institute of Technology

Boston, MA

Job posting number: #7111695

Posted: September 26, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description Summary
The School of Computing and Data Science at Wentworth Institute of Technology invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Cybersecurity & IT at the Assistant Professor rank to begin August 15, 2023.

The typical teaching load is three 4-credit courses in each of the Fall and Spring semesters, with opportunities for summer teaching. Although the primary mission of the faculty is teaching, they are also expected to engage in research and perform service to the University, such as advising, developing curricula, and serving on committees.

Applicants must have at least one year of undergraduate or graduate teaching experience. Responsibilities will include teaching courses in support of our undergraduates in computer science, cybersecurity, information technology, and other technical majors. All candidates should have research experience as demonstrated by publications, presentations, or products related to the practice of computer science, cybersecurity, or information technology.

About the School of Computing and Data Science
The School of Computing and Data Science comprises faculty in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Networking, and Applied Mathematics. We offer undergraduate programs in Applied Mathematics, Data Science, Computer Science, Computer Networking, and Cybersecurity, and have recently launched graduate programs in Data Science, Applied Computer Science, and Business Analytics.

About Wentworth:
Wentworth Institute of Technology is a private University with a 31-acre campus, conveniently located in the Fenway neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. Our strategic plan aims to deliver inclusive excellence, high-value learning, a transformative student experience, and next-generation partnerships. To prepare students for the competitive workforce, Wentworth offers hands-on and experiential learning and requires cooperative education.

Inclusive Excellence at Wentworth:
Wentworth Institute of Technology is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all University programs and activities. The University does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration. To find out more about Wentworth’s commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, please visit the website https://wit.edu/about/diversity . All applicants have the right to accessibility, support, and accommodation. To request accessibility support or accommodations, contact the Executive Director of Equity and Compliance, Catlin Wells, at [email protected]

How to Apply:
Interested applicants must apply at https://jobs.wit.edu. Applicants should provide
· curriculum vitae (including three references)
· cover letter
· statement of teaching philosophy
· research statement
· a statement discussing their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Candidates will be notified before references are contacted. As part of the application process, candidates may be asked to create a video teaching sample.

Review of applications will begin on October 1st, 2022, and continue on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.



Minimum Education Required Doctoral degree
Preferred Education Doctoral degree
Minimum Work Experience Required At least one year of undergraduate or graduate teaching experience
Preferred Work Experience
Minimum Knowledge Required Comprehensive knowledge of theories, concepts and practices and ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations.
Preferred Knowledge Comprehensive knowledge of theories, concepts and practices and ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Information Technology, or a related technical field at the time of appointment.

Applicants must have at least one year of undergraduate or graduate teaching experience.

Responsibilities will include teaching courses in support of our undergraduates in computer science, cybersecurity, information technology, and other technical majors. All candidates should have research experience as demonstrated by publications, presentations, or products related to the practice of computer science, cybersecurity, or information technology.




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