Assistant/Associate Professor of Cyber Security

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Prescott, Arizona 86301
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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott, Arizona campus is accepting applications for multiple tenure-track assistant or associate-level professor positions in Cyber Intelligence and Security (CIS) to start in Fall of 2022.

Our CIS department is a National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) designated National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education, and one of the world’s few cybersecurity programs accredited by ABET Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC).

As a faculty candidate, you should demonstrate excellence in teaching both undergraduate and masters-level courses.  In addition to teaching, there is an expectation for university service such as mentoring and committee service as well as active engagement in scholarly and professional activities. Excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral communications skills, and a strong command of the English language are required.

 We are interested in candidates with teaching acumen in CIS subject areas such as digital forensics; ethical hacking; malware and vulnerability analysis, and reverse engineering; embedded and industrial control systems; wireless and mobile security; database system, software, and cloud computing security; data science; cyber-physical systems; and, the Internet-of-Things.

 Our students are industry-competitive have landed coveted scholarships from the Department of Defense (DoD) Cyber Scholarship Program as well as internships and full-time jobs at US government agencies, the DoD, and various private organizations.  


About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an independent, culturally diverse institution providing quality education and research in aviation, aerospace, engineering, and other related fields with residential campuses located in Daytona Beach, Florida, and Prescott, Arizona. The University's Worldwide campus provides educational opportunities online and at approximately 130 locations throughout the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central/South America.

As the largest and most comprehensive aviation and aerospace-focused university in the world, Embry-Riddle is a unique institution. Over the past 90 years, the University has evolved with industry to break new ground and produce top-level graduates who serve the ever-changing needs of aviation and aerospace, and other STEM-related disciplines. Embry-Riddle offers programs in seven primary fields of study including: Applied Science; Aviation; Business; Computers and Technology; Engineering; Safety, Security, and Intelligence; and Space.

For Academic Year 2020-21, there were over 10,700 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students that attended the University's residential campuses and approximately 32,700 students in total enrolled with the University around the world.


ERAU benefits include:

  • Relocation support provided

  • Retirement Plan - ERAU offers immediate vesting and provides a 6% gift and will match up to 4% of employee contributions

  • Two BC/BS health plans – PPO and high deductible plan with a health savings account

  • Tuition waivers for employees, spouses, and dependent children

  • Use of various campus services: fitness center, library, mailroom and enjoy observation flights


The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in cyber security, computer science, engineering, or a related field and demonstrate the ability to excel in teaching while maintaining a program of research/scholarly activity that involves students. 

 Please include vitae, unofficial transcripts, and three (3) references in your application material.

Applications should be submitted at:


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