Instructor of Practical Applications in Cyber Operations
United States Naval Academy
Academic Dean & Provost
DATE CLOSES: Open until the position is 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.
In pursuit of academic excellence, the Naval Academy fosters an
educational environment that supports and encourages midshipman learning
and critical thinking through innovative teaching methods that address a
variety of learning styles. We seek outstanding civilian and military
faculty and staff from all segments of society, and provide them with
the necessary support resources to enable midshipmen to achieve academic
success. Our goal is to provide a stimulating environment that instills
a passion for lifelong learning and imbues our midshipmen with the
intellectual curiosity and analytical rigor needed to be in the
forefront of technological advances and global understanding in a
rapidly changing and diverse world.
The Instructor of Practical Applications will develop an intimate understanding of cyber security and cyber operations courses for which they will:
A. Provide support by assisting in the development of lab and course material for use in cyber operations classes
B. Assist with the instruction of midshipmen in classroom and laboratory activities
C. Maintain and operate the cyber operations facilities including numerous computer hardware and software facilities
D. Support cyber operations capital investment plans, annual budget activities and complete purchase orders for procurement of new equipment.
This will be a 12-month per year appointment during the initial 3-year contract period. Renewal of this appointment is anticipated and will be contingent on the performance of the Instructor of Practical Applications during the contract period plus the needs and emerging plans relating to the Naval Academy's Cyber curriculum. Salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
MINIMUM AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
It is desired that the Instructor of Practical Applications have
experience or certification with VMWare, including vSphere and vCenter.
VMWare VCAP5- DCD certification would be appropriate. Experience with
APACHE, Python, DNS, DHCP and network configuration is also desirable,
as are skills related to Certified Information Systems Security
Professional (CISSP) and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH).
Additionally, the Instructor of Practical Applications should have recent education or work experience in Cyber Operations, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Information Technology, or a related field. Other desired technical skills include: experience installing and configuring physical and virtual servers, workstations, networks, operating systems and applications, which include web-based client/server interactions; wired and wireless LAN configuration; use of PKI; and network reconnaissance, attack and defense.
HOW TO APPLY FOR POSITION
Applications in the form of a cover letter, a resume including
professional experience relevant to the position, and the names and
contact information of three professional references should be sent
electronically to Director, USNA Center for Cyber Security Studies, at
Applications will be reviewed starting August 25, 2013 and will be accepted until the position is filled.