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Seeking Faculty to Join the IT & Cybersecurity Program

BYU IT & Cybersecurity Professional Faculty Position

Job Title: IT & Cybersecurity Professional Faculty, may be filled with visitor

Job Classification: CFS - Professional

Posting close date: May 8, 2022

Start date of this position: December 1, 2022 (or negotiable)

Required Degree: MS required, PhD in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information preferred. Required degree must be completed by the start date.

The IT & Cybersecurity program (IT&C) of Brigham Young University (BYU) announces that it has an opening for a professional continuing-faculty-status (CFS) track position to begin Winter 2023 (flexible start date negotiable). BYU's IT & Cybersecurity program is housed within the College of Engineering. The IT&C program is in the process of aligning curriculum and graduate opportunities with the Electrical and Computer Engineering department (ECEN), which will enable new and transformative opportunities for the teaching and research of Cybersecurity in a cross disciplinary manner.

BYU's IT&C program emphasizes technical excellence, experiential learning, innovation, and leadership, all within the context of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The program includes two undergraduate majors: Information Technology and Cybersecurity; and one minor in Information Technology. The Cybersecurity degree started in Fall 2018, though the curriculum has been designated an NSA/DHS National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense for over 8 years. The program also includes a thesis-based master's program in IT & Cybersecurity. Additional program information appears at https://itc.byu.edu.

The position is open to those with significant professional experience in areas of interest including cybersecurity, networking, Internet of Things, and machine learning. The new faculty member will be expected to excel in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, mentor students, stay current in their area of teaching, and participate in citizenship and administrative duties. A doctoral degree in Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related discipline is preferred. A master's degree in a similar field is required. Professional faculty members do not have research expectations, though candidates are welcome to participate in research and mentorship activities, as negotiated with the department.

Applications details are shown on the yJobs portal. Visit https://yjobs.byu.edu/ and search the Faculty Positions for job posting #109231. Please contact Derek Hansen (cell: 480-280-4497; dlhansen@byu.edu) or Barry Lunt (luntb@byu.edu) with any questions.