Associate Professor/Professor & Director of Institute for Cybersecurity

Southeast Missouri State University
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701
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Associate Professor or Professor & Director of Institute for Cybersecurity – Tenured
Department of Computer Science
College of Business and Computing

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in cybersecurity and computer science
  • Lead the Institute for Cybersecurity, a NSA/DHS-designated National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education
  • Establish an active research program, involving undergraduate and graduate students, and having the potential to lead to extramural funding
  • Support NSA/DHS and ABET accreditation activities
  • Participate in course and curriculum development
  • Advise students and provide service to the department, college, and university


  • Ph.D. in computer science, computer engineering, or a closely related discipline, with emphasis in cybersecurity. (Degree must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited/government certified university)
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching, research, and service sufficient to merit the rank of Associate Professor or Professor with tenure
  • Demonstrated record of transparent, team-first leadership and commitment to shared governance
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Evidence of potential for extramural funding
  • Demonstrated breadth of understanding of the current state of the cybersecurity field
  • Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multicultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities

Southeast Missouri State University is interested in recruiting academic leaders with a commitment to excellent undergraduate and graduate education grounded in the teacher-scholar model.  Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to facilitate the development of innovative curricula and delivery strategies, including traditional, blended and online formats, and initiatives promoting student success, retention and degree completion.

Application Deadline: The position is available in January 2020 and will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by October 18, 2019.

To Apply: Submit the following items online at

  • Letter of interest addressing position qualifications
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts (official transcripts are required when offer of employment is accepted)
  • Name and contact information of three current professional references

Departmental Information: The Department of Computer Science includes ten full-time faculty members. It offers B.S. degrees in Cybersecurity (ABET/CAC accredited), Computer Science (ABET/CAC accredited), and Computer Information Systems and M.S. degrees in Applied Computer Science and Cybersecurity. Information regarding the Department of Computer Science can be found at




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Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701

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