Digital Forensics/Cyber Security Tenure Track Position
The Department of Mathematical and Digital Sciences at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a full time tenure-track assistant professor position to begin in the fall semester of 2018 (AA# 53-7-218). In addition to the distinct major in Digital Forensics the department offers majors in Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science. An online certificate in digital forensics is planned for fall 2018. Preference will be given to applicants with strong backgrounds in digital forensics and cyber security and interest in teaching and developing courses in those areas. A Master’s degree in a related field is required for appointment. An earned Ph.D. in a related field from an accredited institution is preferred and will be required for tenure. A strong commitment to excellence in teaching undergraduate courses, scholarship and an ability to work with diverse populations is required; experience is preferred. The ability to or interest in teaching online courses would be an asset. Finalists for the positions must communicate well and successfully complete a teaching/research demonstration and an interview process.
Bloomsburg University, a member of Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, is a premier public university with approximately 10,000 students enrolled across four academic divisions. The University offers 55 undergraduate majors, 47 undergraduate minors, and 20 graduate programs. The University offers a competitive salary scale and excellent benefits.
The Digital Forensics program has been designated a program of distinction by the University and a Center of Academic Excellence by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security. The program began in the fall of 2007 and has grown since then in the number of students, graduates, faculty and courses. Graduates are in high demand and are in cyber security positions in industry, government and law enforcement around the nation. This position has been created to continue the growth of the program. See our web page.
Bloomsburg University is located in a picturesque small town in beautiful north central Pennsylvania, approximately 50 miles southwest of Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and 30 miles west of the Pocono Mountains. The area boasts excellent public schools with an affordable cost of living and abundant lifestyle opportunities. New York, Philadelphia, and Baltimore-Washington metro centers are within a few hours’ drive.
For full consideration, applications should be received by February 16, 2018. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants must provide a letter of application, teaching and research statements and a curriculum vitae. Applicants invited for a campus interview will need to provide three letters of recommendation. Finalists will also need to provide unofficial graduate transcripts. Applications may be submitted by e-mail to DFSearch@bloomu.edu or by regular mail to: Digital Forensics Search Committee, Department of Mathematical and Digital Sciences, Bloomsburg University of PA, 400 East Second Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815. Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and a criminal background check as well as Pennsylvania child abuse history clearance. Recommendation for hiring is needed from a majority of the regular, full-time department faculty. Completing this search is contigent upon available funding.
The University encourages applications from historically under-represented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities and is an AA/EEO Employer. Bloomsburg University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, or veteran status in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies. For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures and for inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulation, contact: Title IX Coordinator, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Warren Student Services Center, 400 East Second Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815; Phone: 570-389-4529; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Additionally, inquiries concerning Title IX and its implementing regulation can be made to the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, Region III, The Wanamaker Building, 100 Penn Square East - Suite 505, Philadelphia, PA 19107; Phone: 215-656-6010; Fax: 215-656-6020.
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