Lecturer Full-Time in Cybersecurity and Leadership



Job description

The School of Engineering & Technology at the University of Washington Tacoma is seeking applications from qualified candidates for a full-time lecturer position for the Master of Cybersecurity & Leadership Program (MCL) program, with an emphasis on Cyber Risk Management, Cloud Computing/Cloud Security, IoT Security, Mobile Security, and Blockchains. This is a full-time, renewable position with an initial appointment of one to three years based on experience, beginning September 2019. Reappointments are up to five years. The successful candidate(s) will teach master and undergraduate courses in Cybersecurity and Leadership and Information Technology in one or more of the following areas:

  • Network and Internet Security
  • Principles of Cybersecurity
  • Information Assurance, Risk Management and Security Strategies
  • Cybersecurity Management
  • Server-Side Web Programming
  • Database Systems Design & Administration
  • Network and System Administration

Course description can be found at: https://www.washington.edu/students/crscatt/tcsl.html, and

The position requires on-site face-to-face availability for teaching classes. Teaching assignment may include days or evenings, weekday or weekends. Quality performance will be expected in teaching. General responsibilities include: preparing and delivering a course that meets the course description and learning goals; using appropriate teaching strategies and evaluation methods; informing students of all course requirements and providing feedback on a continuing basis; holding regularly office hours; using appropriate technology for the course; and submitting course grades by deadlines. The position also includes University committee work and program service such as recruitment and mentoring of students in an effort to promote diversity and equal opportunity.

Screening of applications will begin on December 15, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. For additional information, please contact MCL/IT Lecturer Search Committee at mcl@uw.edu.

About the University of Washington Tacoma:

The University of Washington Tacoma, one of three UW campuses, is an urban undergraduate and graduate level campus that is changing the face of its region economically, culturally, and architecturally. Our close ties to Seattle and Bothell campuses bring significant collaboration opportunities. UW Tacoma’s commitment to diversity is central to maintaining an atmosphere wherein students, staff, faculty, and residents find abundant opportunities for intellectual, personal, and professional growth.

The Institute of Technology (Now the School of Engineering & Technology) was created in 2001 through a public/private partnership to address critical industry demands for baccalaureate and master’s level computing and engineering professionals. The Institute has four undergraduate degree programs: Computer Engineering and Systems (CES), Electrical Engineering (EE), Computer Science and Systems (CSS), and Information Technology (IT), as well as a graduate degree in Computer Science and a professional master’s degree in Cybersecurity and Leadership.

Required Education:

This position requires a minimum of an MS or foreign equivalent in Cybersecurity, Information Technology, or a related field at the time of appointment.

Required Work Experience:

This position requires at least 1 year of teaching experience in Cybersecurity/ Information Technology-related areas.

How to apply

Application Instructions
Curriculum Vitae
A cover letter including:
A list of courses in which you feel qualified for teaching
Evidence of prior teaching success
Statement about demonstrated commitment to diversity in teaching, mentoring, and/or service
Contact information for three references

Position URL

The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.