Assistant Professor - Security Systems & Law Enforcement Technology (2 positions)

Farmingdale State College
Farmingdale, New York 11735
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Farmingdale State College - Assistant Professor - Security Systems & Law Enforcement Technology (2 positions)

Farmingdale State College (FSC) is the State University of New York's largest college of applied science and technology with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students. A leader in applied and experiential learning, the college delivers rigorous programs that equip graduates with the academic foundation and skills sought by both emerging industries and graduate institutions. FSC offers 37 undergraduate degrees and a Master's in Technology Management through its Schools of Business, Engineering Technology, Health Sciences, and Arts & Sciences. Known as a pioneer in the alternative energy field, the college also boasts a highly successful NCAA Division III athletics program. FSC's strong culture of civic responsibility and engaged learning has led to reciprocal partnerships throughout the Long Island region.

Farmingdale State College is among the nation's fastest growing colleges. Its programs regularly earn regional and national recognition as well as honors for both quality and value. Consistently ranked as a leader in return on investment and affordability, FSC is known as one of the safest colleges in the nation according to multiple rankings. The campus is located on 380 lush acres in the heart of Long Island, approximately 45 minutes by rail or automobile from New York City.

The Department of Security Systems and Law Enforcement Technology at Farmingdale State College (SUNY) invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in the Fall of 2020.

The successful candidate will teach a variety of undergraduate courses in Computer Security and Software Technology, including information security, cryptography, cyber security, computer forensics, database security, physical security, artificial intelligence, software development, and machine learning. Other responsibilities include student advisement and curriculum development. Candidates must engage in grant development work and research leading to publications in refereed academic journals.

All faculty members at Farmingdale State College have three workload components: teaching, research and scholarly activity, and service.  The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest and high level of competence in teaching.  Candidates should have a research agenda that complements their area of academic specialty resulting in peer-reviewed publications and presentation, both of which are necessary for promotion and tenure at Farmingdale State College.  The service component of the workload includes student advisement as well as active participation on departmental, school and college-wide committees. The faculty member may be expected to teach in multiple formats including hybrid, online and traditional face-to-face classes.

The college particularly welcomes candidates with knowledge, skills and abilities that include:

  • Commitment to diversity and university initiatives supportive of diversity and inclusion.
  • Interest in participating in student-centered service activities.
  • Desire to apply expertise in promoting civic engagement with the College's many community partners.


  • An earned doctorate in Computer Science, Computer Security, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or a closely related field. Highly qualified ABD's may be considered if completion of the Ph.D. will occur by the Spring 2021 semester.
  • A proven-track of records programming with C, C++, Java, Python, and/or other programming languages beyond school level, and familiarity with Windows, Linux and Mac OS.
  • The candidate must be a permanent resident or a US citizen because Farmingdale State College does not offer any kind of visa sponsorship.


  • The candidate should have earned a Bachelor's degree in Computer Security, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a closely related field.
  • He/she should possess expertise or interest in the areas of Computer security, cyber security, homeland security, physical security, artificial intelligence and/or machine learning.
  • Applicant should possess excellent communication, interpersonal skills and have previous college level teaching experience.
  • Evidence of prior teaching experience, scholarly publications and any industry experience is preferred.

This is a full-time, 10 month faculty position.

  • For the first 10 working days, beginning Friday, October 25, 2019 and ending Thursday November 7, 2019, applications will be limited to UUP Farmingdale.
  • ANTICIPATED START DATE: Tuesday, September 1, 2020

The State University of New York offers excellent fringe benefits including health insurance options and retirement plans.


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Farmingdale State College seeks a broad and diverse pool of candidates for this position. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or any other legally protected status.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

To apply, submit a letter of application( that includes a statement on teaching philosophy and methodology), c.v., copies of teaching evaluations,  unofficial copy of graduate transcripts (showing highest degree awarded/or currently in process), names and contact information of three references. Only applications made through Farmingdale's electronic application system will be accepted. Candidates invited for interviews will be asked to make a presentation on their research/creative activities as well as a separate teaching demonstration.





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