Faculty, Assistant Professor, Cyber Security - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Dean and the chair of the department of Information Systems/Technology, participates in the development of information security and cyber security curriculum for undergraduate and graduate programs. Teaches information technology, security, and cyber security courses as appropriate. Provides service to the university and community and produces scholarly work.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a terminal degree in a related academic field of study plus one year of teaching experience. Must have experience assessing student learning capabilities and learning styles and understand how to develop curriculum of assigned courses.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a master’s degree (Ph.D. preferred) in (information/cyber security or information technology or computing) or a related field plus two years of work experience in IT Security or Cyber Security. Post-secondary teaching experience is preferred. Experience working with DOL grants is also preferred.


Knowledge of subject matter and course content pertinent to Information Technology related programs.
Knowledge of GRC regulations (HIPAA, ISO 27005:2008, GLBA, FISMA, PCI).
Knowledge of online teaching environments, such as Canvas or other course management systems.
Knowledge of cyber security industry partners and current professional development opportunities of scholarly work.


Interpersonal and written communication skills.
Curriculum development skills.
Problem-solving and decision-making skills.
Project management skills.


Ability to plan measurable objectives, prepare instructional materials, and follow an approved curriculum.
Ability to assess student work and maintain and submit accurate and current plans, reports, and records involving student accountability, attendance, and performance.
Ability to assist academic advisers, the department chairperson, and/or the program coordinators, faculty, and department staff in maintaining an effective programs.

Pay Range


Special Instructions to Applicants

To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a credentials check, an employment check, and criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
Application materials become the property of UVU.
For questions contact Human Resources at uvu.jobs@uvu.edu

Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: 1-2 years
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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