Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Science – Cybersecurity – Fall 2018

Dahlonega, Georgia, United States

Job description

Position Number:  53073471
Benefits Eligible:  Yes
Campus Location:  Multi-Campus

General Summary:
The University of North Georgia (UNG) is currently accepting applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Science in the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems at the Mike Cottrell College of Business (MCCB). This is a full-time tenure-track position with benefits with a start date of August 1, 2018. UNG is a University System of Georgia institution, and the MCCB is an AACSB-accredited college of business that offers programs in the North Georgia region. The MCCB serves more than 4,400 students in our service area. The position will be located at the Dahlonega campus, which offers abundant cultural and recreational opportunities as well as an outstanding quality of life. The department offers a B.S. in computer science, a B.B.A. in information systems, a graduate certificate in IT leadership, graduate certificate in cyber-security, a concentration in Information Assurance and Security, five minors in specialized domains of computer science, and an Associate’s degree in computer science.Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 19,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university’s signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG’s Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The faculty member will teach cyber-security courses, introductory programming, and upper division computer science courses for cyber-security and computer science majors and minors, as well as some general education computer science and information technology courses.
  • The faculty member will also advise majors, participate in scholarship within the discipline, and serve the academic community.
  • The standard teaching load for an academically qualified Assistant or Associate Professor is 18 credit hours per academic year. Extra teaching load, including summer, may be assigned, with the possibility of travel to other campuses.
  • Perform other related duties may be assigned.

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:

  • A Ph.D. in computer science or closely related field is required at the time of appointment.
  • Cyber-security industry certifications including but not limited to Security+, CEH, CISSP

Anticipated Hire Date:

How to apply

Apply online with
Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants:
If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at

Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information:
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia was formed through the consolidation of North Georgia College & State University and Gainesville State College, two of the top-performing schools in the University System of Georgia, in January 2013. Positioned in the fastest-growing region of the state, UNG comprises four campuses united by a single mission focused on academic excellence and academic and co-curricular programs that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society.