Job Details

University of North Carolina at Pembroke
  • Position Number: 3665930
  • Location: Pembroke, NC
  • Position Type: Science - Computer Science

Assistant/Associate Professor Cyber Security - 3520

Division: Academic Affairs
Department: Math & Computer Science
Working Title: Assistant/Associate Professor Cyber Security - 3520
Vacancy Type: Tenure Track Faculty

Min T/E Requirements:
Candidates should have a Ph.D. or ABD in Cyber Security, Information Technology, Computer Science, or a closely related field with at least 18 credit hours at the graduate level in the above-mentioned disciplines, and possess experience in the teaching or industry, research interests, and relevant on-going or planned publications in the discipline.

Candidates who are ABD could start at Instructor rank and salary, and move to Assistant Professor after successful completion of the Ph.D. In such an event the said candidate would be expected to complete the Ph.D. within one year of the official start date at UNC Pembroke.

Expertise in Cyber Security and one or more following IT and CS areas is required; system integration, object-oriented programming, operating systems, networking, mobile application development, data science, and machine learning.

FTE: 1
Salary Range: Commensurate upon Education and Experience
Hiring Range: Commensurate upon Education and Experience
Position #: 3520
FLSA Status: Exempt
Months per Year: 9
Work Schedule:
Work Schedule Type:

Primary Purpose of Organization Unit:
Imparting knowledge of Mathematics, Computer Science, Cybersecurity,, and Information Technology.Supervise students research, advising students, performing discipline-related research, and other scholarly activities.

Primary Purpose of Position:
Teaching Cyber Security, Computer Science, and Information Technology courses.
Supervise students research, advising students, performing discipline-related research, and other scholarly activities.

Job Description:
Established in 1887 as a school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and appreciation of the values of all people. Located in the heart of Pembroke, N.C., UNCP boasts an enrollment of 7,500 in 41 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs and offers a personalized learning environment where faculty and staff are dedicated to engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity, and public service. Spread over 281 acres, the campus offers a sense of community and belonging--a place where faculty and staff feel supported, take pride in the university's mission, and are devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research, and to developing leaders who make a difference in their communities.

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of North Carolina Pembroke invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2023 with a specialization in Cybersecurity. Applicants with significant teaching/industry/government experience and a strong record of scholarly work and extramural funding may be considered for the Associate Professor position.

The candidate will be expected to effectively teach a variety of Cybersecurity, IT, and CS courses, advise and mentor students, engage in research, scholarship, and professional service, publish research findings and seek external funding to support research and education in Cybersecurity and related areas, and participate in service to the department, college, university, and community.In particular, the candidate should be able to teach three or more of the following courses; Cybersecurity Management, Database Security, Software Security, Digital Forensics, Cloud Security, Network Security, Operating Systems, and Digital Logic. The candidate must be able to design course materials to align and support our accreditation applications to CAE-CD and ABET; actively participate in learning outcomes assessment; help in organizing activities for Cybersecurity related student clubs. The candidate must be able to communicate effectively through spoken, written, and visual media.

Salary and academic rank are commensurately depending on directly related education and experience level.

Application Procedure:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The employment will start on August 1, 2023. In addition to the completed application, submit the following documents:

  • Cover letter specifically addressing minimum and preferred qualifications.
  • Current Curriculum vitae.
  • Unofficial copies of the transcripts of all of your degrees.
  • Statement of research interests/ plans
  • Statement of teaching interests and philosophy.
  • The names and contact details of three professional references (will be contacted only if you reach the finalist stage). One of them should be your current /recent direct supervisor.

Management Preference:
Candidates must have earned a doctorate in cybersecurity, computer science, information technology, or a related field with at least 18 credit hours at the graduate level in the above-mentioned disciplines.

Lic or Certifications Required by Statute or Regulation:

Job Opening Date: 11/23/2022
Job Closing Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Posting Category: Faculty
Posting Number: EPA00728

Special Instructions to Applicants:
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

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