Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity

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Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity 


Expected Start Date: As soon as a suitable candidate is found.

Date Posted: 5/24/2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled.

General Summary:
The Department of Mathematics, Sciences, and Technology (MST) of Paine College located in Augusta, Georgia invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity. 

Paine College is a private institution steeped in the tenets of Methodism that provides a liberal arts education of the highest quality. The College emphasizes academic excellence, ethical and spiritual values, social responsibility, and personal development to prepare spiritually centered men and women for positions of leadership and service.

Faculty in the Department of MST are expected to teach undergraduate courses which may include evening, weekend and/or hybrid courses; advise students; conduct socially significant research; engage in teaching practices with an acute focus on documenting student learning; serve on faculty committees; attend departmental, faculty and other meetings, attend College convocations, and pursue professional service opportunities at the local, regional, and national levels.


The Department of Mathematics, Sciences and Technology is seeking qualified candidates for a position of the rank of Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity.  This is a Title III funded, non-tenure track position. 



Full-time teaching (15 semester credits) of undergraduate courses which may include evening, weekend and/or on-line courses. The candidate should have teaching experience at the college level. 

  • Teaches assigned Cybersecurity courses and associated labs; informs students in writing of instructional standards; posts and maintains office hours; participates in the assessment of student learning outcomes. 
  • Develops new courses, curriculum, instructional materials, and evaluation tools; assists with the preparation of course proposals, curriculum updates and the construction of degree/certificate programs.
  • Applies and maintains standards of quality operating methods, processes, systems, and procedures; implements changes as necessary to maintain a successful cybersecurity program; integrates knowledge of industry trends and professional training to continuously improve program and course quality.
  • Contributes to the maintenance, troubleshooting, and building of hardware and software necessary for the successful deployment of all Cybersecurity courses.
  • Participates in the recruitment of prospective cybersecurity students. This includes, but is not limited to, working with partner institutions in the development and maintenance of a sustainable recruiting model.
  • Other responsibilities include serving on college committees, advising students, supervising undergraduate student research projects, and performing other duties as assigned.


  • Masters' degree accepted in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution; doctoral, terminal degree preferred.  
  • Attainment of professional certification. 
  • Previous collegiate teaching experience is desired.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written English.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with students, faculty, staff, and administrators.



Master's degree accepted; however, a Ph.D. in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, or a closely related field is preferred. One to three years of full-time, in-field work experience is desired.  Work experience should include competencies, skills, and knowledge levels which the instructor will be expected to teach.  


The instructor should have some experience with (but not limited to):

  • Networking and Programming languages
  • Python
  • C++
  • SQL
  • Java
  • Javascript
  • Cisco
  • At least one network certification, or the completion of such by start date.



Salary is competitive and commensurate with professional experiences; this is a twelve-month position. Salary range: $65,000 - $70,000.



Twelve-month appointment to begin June 1, 2023 or soon thereafter commensurate with start of the 2023 – 2024 academic year and prior to the first day of classes, August 1.


Expected Start Date 

June 1, 2023 or soon thereafter commensurate with start of the 2023 – 2024 academic year and prior to the first day of classes, August 1.   The review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

To Apply: 

Complete an application for employment online at the Paine College website ( 

Submit the following materials to apply for the position(s):

Letter of interest that details the applicant's expertise and outlines the applicant's qualifications for the position; curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and all unofficial transcripts from institutions of higher education attended by the applicant.  If hired, official transcripts must be submitted within one (1) month of hire.

For specific questions regarding this posting contact: 

Chair, Department of Mathematics, Sciences, and Technology
Dr. Anna-Gay Nelson, Email:

Note: If hired, the successful candidate will be asked to sign a Certification Statement indicating that they have read, understand, and will respect the Biblical Foundation Statement and the Christian Philosophy of Education Statement of Paine College. These statements may be found at

To Apply

Complete an Application for Employment online. Faculty positions may still require applicants to mail transcripts and other documents. See application for details.


For questions regarding this posting contact:
Paine College
Office of Human Resources

Paine College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Educational Opportunity Institution.


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