Faculty Position in Cyber Operations
LOCATION: Center for Cyber Security Studies
DATE CLOSES: Open Until Filled
ABOUT THE U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY
As an historic officer accession program and premier undergraduate university, the United States Naval Academy has its own unique niche amongst American educational institutions. Our talented civilian faculty and staff are united by one common purpose--to develop the next generation of leaders for our naval service. In order to deliver on this promise to our nation, we recruit from all segments of society to find faculty, instructors, and support staff who model the highest professional standards. Every year more than one million people tour "the Yard" to experience what our employees already know — the United States Naval Academy is a special place, with a special purpose. Those selected for employment will find challenging and rewarding work; state-of-the-art facilities which inspire academic and athletic excellence; the benefits of Federal employment; and exceptional quality-of-life.
Applications are invited for several newly formed civilian faculty
positions in the area of Cyber Operations (aka Cyber Security) at the
United States Naval Academy. Positions are available at all academic
ranks and in multiple academic departments; positions are available for
both tenure track and fixed term (non-tenure track) renewable
appointments, depending on the qualifications of applicants. Interested
candidates also may have a joint appointment between the Center for
Cyber Security Studies and the academic department best aligned with
his/her background, skills and areas of research interest. Salary and
appointment to an academic rank (Instructor, Assistant Professor,
Associate Professor, Professor) will be commensurate with experience and
Cyber Security Operations has become a top priority for the Department of Defense, which increasingly relies on technology and cyber space for warfighting capability, command and control, critical information exchange, and administrative needs. As a result, there is a growing demand for the United States Naval Academy (USNA) to produce combat leaders with the appropriate awareness and skills to meet the nation's operational cyber needs.
Candidates will utilize their experience and expertise to advance the mission of promoting the study of Cyber Operations at USNA. Candidates should have an interest in and understanding of Cyber Operations as well as practical teaching and/or research experience involving either technical cyber content (e.g. programming, systems, networks, SCADA systems, forensics, etc.) or non-technical cyber issues (e.g. policy, history, human behavior, law, etc.). The requirements of the position include: teaching and developing undergraduate courses focused on Cyber Operations, academic research in the area of Cyber Operations, and mentoring of students and faculty.
The successful candidate will also consult with the Naval Academy leadership on a variety of topics including the structure and development of the Naval Academy's curriculum in Cyber Operations, and assist in inviting relevant practitioners in the areas of national intelligence, cyber warfare, and emerging national security issues to the Naval Academy for special lectures, seminars, and workshops.
HOW TO APPLY FOR POSITION
Applications in the form of a cover letter and a CV including professional experience relevant to the position should be sent electronically to Dr. Boyd Waite, Vice Academic Dean, at email@example.com by 01 February 2013 for full consideration.