Adjunct Faculty (Cyber Security Engineering)

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience.
Posted
Nov 18, 2022
Closes
Dec 12, 2022
Ref
FAC8978
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Department of Cyber Security EngineeringAdjunct FacultyThe George Mason University Department of Cyber Security Engineering (CYSE), within the College of Engineering and Computing, invites applications for Adjunct Faculty positions to teach multiple courses. The positions are for part-time Adjunct Faculty members who are available to teach Spring 2023 sessions that are scheduled to start on January 23, 2023, or teach Fall 2023 sessions. George Mason has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.About the Position:Adjunct faculty members are needed to either teach required course(s) in the major, or through engineering expertise to develop elective course(s) that meet the needs of the program. Courses are offered at the Fairfax Campus and are planned to extend to the Arlington Campus during daytime or evening hours.Expertise in the following courses are needed:CYSE 610 Networks and CybersecurityCYSE 580 Hardware and Cyber Physical SystemsCYSE 570 Fundamentals of Operating SystemsCYSE 424 Embedded and Real Time SystemsCYSE 462 Mobile Devices / Network SecurityCYSE 470 User Experience EngineeringCYSE 477 Intrusion DetectionCYSE 421 Industrial Control Systems SecurityCYSE 411 Secure Software EngineeringCYSE 211 Operating Systems and LabResponsibilities:Prepare and teach assigned courses at assigned class meetings, based on course catalog description and approved course outline;Prepare and objectively grade class assignments and exams within a timely manner, in accordance with course outcomes;Maintain accurate, transparent student records;Assist and foster student success through the maintenance of regularly scheduled office hours and timely responses to e-mail inquiries;Adhere to all administrative university policies such as the timely submission of completed midterm and final grades;Maintain appropriate professional development to stay current within assigned courses;Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics; andOther duties as assigned by contract and/or by the Course Coordinator.Required Qualifications:Master's degree in Cyber Security or a closely related field; andSolid verbal and written communications skills.Preferred Qualifications:PhD or a terminal degree in Cyber Security or a closely related field;Experience with a learning management system, preferably Blackboard;Relevant professional experience; andTeaching experience at the college level.Mason Engineering: The Future of Engineering is HereThe College of Engineering and Computing at George Mason University is comprised of the Volgenau School of Engineering and the School of Computing. The College is a fast-growing force for innovation in research and education. Ranked nationally in the top 100 in both undergraduate and graduate education, the College boasts 10,000 students in 37 undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degree programs, including several first-in-the-nation offerings. Of the 302 full-time faculty who comprise the College, 93 are tenured, 75 are tenure-track, 82 are instructional faculty, and 52 are research faculty. As part of a nationally ranked research university, its research teams expended more than $70 million in sponsored research awards last year and has projects with over $400 million in current and anticipated awards. Located in the heart of Northern Virginia's technology corridor, Mason Engineering stands out for its research in many leading areas including artificial intelligence, data analytics engineering, cybersecurity engineering, biomedical imaging and devices, autonomous systems, 5G communications, systems architectures, computational biomedicine, community-based healthcare, advanced materials and manufacturing, sustainable infrastructure, and more. The College highly encourages multidisciplinary research and provides faculty with opportunities to work with other disciplines.George Mason University is the largest and most diverse public research university in Virginia, with an enrollment of 40,000 students studying in over 200 degree programs. Mason is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in a range of academic fields. It was classified as an R1 research institution in 2016 by the Carnegie Classifications of Institutes of Higher Education. Mason is located in the city of Fairfax in Northern Virginia at the doorstep of the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, with unmatched geographical access to a number of federal agencies and national laboratories. Northern Virginia is also home to one of the largest concentrations of high-tech firms in the nation, providing excellent opportunities for interaction with industry. Fairfax is consistently rated as being among the best places to live in the country, and has an outstanding local public school system.In conjunction with Amazon's decision to establish a second headquarters in Northern Virginia, the Commonwealth of Virginia announced a multi-year plan to invest in the growth of degree programs in computing. George Mason University has committed to accelerate its plans to increase its capacity in engineering and computing. Some of the university's exciting plans are the launch of the Institute for Digital InnovAtion, a university think tank and incubator to serve the digital economy, and the expansion of its Arlington Campus with a 360,000 square foot building-Fuse at Mason Square. Fuse will become the nexus of Mason's transdisciplinary research, entrepreneurship, and academic program efforts in digital innovation, and will unite the public and private sectors in a collaborative alliance to address the world's grand challenges.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number POC078 at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, unofficial transcript of highest degree earned, and a list of three professional references with contact information. In your cover letter, please indicate the courses you would be interested in teaching and the general area of your expertise. The review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.Consideration will be given to applicants who apply by December 5 2022, however the review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

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