Department of Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University

Position ID:JHU-CS-MSSI [#1507]
Position Title: Lecturer/Program Director
Position Location:Baltimore, Maryland 21218, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computer Science / Security
Appl Deadline:2012/06/15 finished (posted 2012/04/19, finished 2012/07/26, listed until 2012/07/13)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Johns Hopkins University Information Security Institute (JHUISI) is seeking outstanding candidates to fill the position of Full-time Lecturer and Program Director (non-tenured track) to strengthen the existing educational program in the area of information assurance through teaching and direction of the Masters of Science in Security Informatics (MSSI) program.

JHUISI is the University's focal point for research and education in information security, assurance and privacy. Securing cyberspace and our national information infrastructure is more critical now than ever before, and it can be achieved only when the core technology, legal and policy issues are adequately addressed. JHUISI is committed to a comprehensive approach that includes input from academia, industry and government. The University, through JHUISI's leadership, has thus been designated as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance by the National Security Agency and leading experts in the field.

As a full time lecturer, the candidate hired will be expected to contribute to the course load of the program by teaching 2 graduate-level courses per semester in areas related to information security such as but not limited to: cybersecurity policy, cryptography, Java security, network security, computer security, information assurance, intrusion detection, firewall and virtual private network implementation and administration, operating systems security, and/or cyber defense.

As the director of the graduate program, responsibilities will include marketing and recruitment, review of applications, admissions, orientation and mentoring of students through the completion of the masters program, career advice and placement assistance, curriculum development and review, oversight of part-time lecturers including recruiting new part-time lecturers, facilitating information assurance seminars and workshops, outreach to government and industrial liaisons regarding internships and employment opportunities for graduate students, coordinating student fellowships in the DoD IASP and NSF SFS programs, working with the Registrar’s office to schedule courses each semester, updating the course catalog, regular communication with the Office of Academic Advising regarding program requirements and coordination of student records for graduation, working with the Academic Program Administrator on matters related to student applications, grades, completion of graduation certifications, financial issues, etc.

Candidates should have a strong commitment to teaching, with teaching experience at the graduate level and/or in corporate or graduate training programs and a documented record of successful and effective teaching in information security, working with graduate students and information security curriculum development. Candidates should be engaging, demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, and be willing to work collaboratively. A Ph.D. in computer science is required. Additional experience managing information assurance or cybersecurity education programs or related work in these areas is preferred. Grant writing experience is preferred. Familiarity with the Information Assurance Scholarship Program (IASP) and Scholarship for Service (SFS) program is desired by not required.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate comprehension of the integration of the legal, ethical, and professional issues involved in information security, particularly with respect to security technologies and security implementation and maintenance.

Applicants should apply using the online application. Applications should be received no later than May 15, 2012 for full consideration. Questions may be directed to The Johns Hopkins University is an EEO/AA employer.

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Department of Computer Science
Room 224 New Engineering Building
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD 21218-2694
Fax: 410-516-6134
Phone: 410-516-8577

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Further Info:
3400 N. Charles Street
NEB 224
Baltimore, MD 21218

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