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Cybersecurity Faculty

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1460 University Drive, Winchester, VA

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Shenandoah University is seeking a dynamic and versatile individual with a pioneering spirit and a love of teaching to shape our nascent Cybersecurity Master's degree program. Post-docs are encouraged to apply. Candidates with exceptional academic and/or industry experience will be considered for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor.

The successful applicant will be an innovator who will help us design and deploy this new program to meet the needs of both students and industry as we improve our cyberdefenses in a rapidly evolving environment.  Shenandoah University, located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, boasts a nimble and vibrant atmosphere where we value novel approaches and a diversity of ideas.

Required Skills


Qualifications for this position include outstanding industry experience and/or an earned masters or Phd in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field. The ideal candidate will have experience with a variety of operating systems, cybersecurity tools, applicable laws, and modern best practices. 

How to Apply: 

Application materials should include resume/curriculum vitae, a concise statement of teaching philosophy and contact information for three professional references. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a qualified candidate is selected. 

A pre-employment background check will be required. If the job requires driving for University business, a satisfactory driving record will also be required. 

Shenandoah University is committed to enriching its educational experience and culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff. All candidates are strongly encouraged to include a statement in their cover letters addressing ways in which they may be able to contribute to that commitment.

At this time, SU is requiring that individuals within certain groups specifically those who have high levels of contact with others at the university or pose a greater risk to our community to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by August 1 for Fall 2021 or have at least the first dose by June 1 for groups that will be in person this summer (with full vaccination following as soon as possible), unless they have a SU-approved medical or religious exemption.

Shenandoah University values the unique and diverse perspectives of individuals and communities locally and globally and seeks to foster mutual understanding in an inviting community where individuals are welcome and respected. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or on any other basis protected under applicable law.

Salary Type

Not Applicable