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Cybersecurity Engineering Professional Practice Professor
Utah State University

Date Posted Sep. 28, 2023
Title Cybersecurity Engineering Professional Practice Professor
University Utah State University More About This Institution...
Logan, UT, United States
Department Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering More About This Department...
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date January or July 2024
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Utah State University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) invites applications to fill a professor of practice position in cybersecurity engineering.  Applicants should have expertise in cybersecurity engineering in areas such as:

• Computer hardware or embedded system security
• Power system security
• Control, guidance, navigation, autonomous system security
• Communication system security
• Sensors and signal processing system security.

A faculty position has opened to develop the focus area of cybersecurity engineering. The hired faculty member will be involved in designing curriculum and creating and teaching courses and hands-on laboratory experiences to provide students the knowledge and skills that make them highly qualified to join the cyber workforce in the industry, government, and national labs.

The search committee will begin considering applications on October 15, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be submitted prior to that date. Anticipated start dates are in step with the academic calendar and include January 2024 and August 2024.

Successful professor-of-practice applicants will be expected to teach security-related courses in the Electrical and Computer Engineering programs and engage in other responsibilities that contribute to the department including advising students about career opportunities, mentoring students on design projects, recruiting activities designed to grow department programs, curriculum development, and committee service.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned MS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering or a closely related discipline or equivalent work experience.
  • Strong industrial/commercial or research experience in cybersecurity systems.
  • Ability to effectively teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in fundamental areas related to cybersecurity engineering (programming; software engineering; operating systems; real-time embedded systems; systems engineering; cyber science; cybersecurity fundamentals, concepts, and tools; legal, professional and ethical issues in cybersecurity; cybersecurity applied to sensors, control, communication, computing, and power systems).
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated strong organization skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Effective teaching or mentoring experience.
  • Advanced degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering or a closely related discipline.

Advertised Salary:

Commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits

  • In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

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Contact Information

  • Jake Gunther
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Utah State University
    Logan, UT


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