Assistant/Associate Professor in Cyber/Information Security and Networking

Abu Dhabi/Dubai, United Arab Emirates
19 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
29 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

GRADE/RANK: Assistant/Associate Professor
PRIMARY DEPARTMENT:  Department of Computing & Applied Technology
UNIT: College of Technological Innovation
REPORTS TO: Department Chair
LOCATION: Abu Dhabi  Dubai  

The College  

The College of Technological Innovation aspires to be a leader in the development of innovative technologies and engineering professionals of national and international recognition.CTI’s academic programs are practical, competency-based, and designed to prepare students for successful careers as Information Technology professionals

At the undergraduate level, CTI offers a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology with concentrations in Security & Network Technologies (ABET/CAC accredited), and Web and Mobile Application Development. CTI also offers a joint program in Multimedia Design (NASAD substantial equivalency status). CTI is also expanding its Bachelor’s programs to include engineering programs in the near future. At the graduate level, CTI offers a Master of Science (MS) degree in Information Technology with Specialization in Cyber Security.   

Currently, CTI has 60 full-time faculty and 2260students (male and female) seeking majors in the College on its Abu Dhabi and Dubai campuses. To support the expansion of programs, CTI will be substantially expanding its faculty. Successful candidates will enter a dynamic, growing organization that is active in both teaching, research and service.  

The Opportunity  

CTI seeks qualified candidates to fill multiple full-time, multi-year Assistant/Associate positions to teach and research in the areas of Cyber/Information Security and Networking. Faculty with distinguished profiles in the areas of: Digital Forensics, Information Security Management, Network/Internet Security, Ethical Hacking, Networking and Telecommunications are encouraged to apply. In addition to specialized courses, an appointee may be required to teach introductory IT courses based upon college and student needs.  

The Requirements  

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree at the time of appointment from an internationally accredited university in Information/Cyber Security, Digital Forensics, Network Security, Cyber Criminal Behavior, Networking or a closely–related discipline.    Successful candidates should demonstrate a strong record of teaching excellence and scholarly research in one or more of the following areas: information/cyber security, digital forensics, information security management, network security, intrusion detection systems, ethical hacking, wireless and mobile security, operating systems security, database security, application security, security analytics, networking,and wireless (sensor) networks.  

As the faculty is also expected to actively engage in various college and university committees and participate in community service, excellent interpersonal and communication skills are also required.   

Preference will be given to applicants who are familiar with ABET/CAA accreditation and have professional experience in a multi-cultural environment.  

The Benefits  

The University’s benefits package includes salary free of income tax in the UAE, housing allowance, furniture allowance, annual vacation airline tickets for the employee and immediate family, educational subsidies for children, healthcare provided to the employee and sponsored family members, and End of Service Benefits/Gratuity according to UAE Human Resources Law in the Federal Government.  

To Apply  

In addition to completing the online application form, please attach the following:

  1. Cover letter that should state the discipline area
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. Scanned copies of degrees
  4. Statement of teaching philosophy
  5. Statement of scholarly interests.
  6. The names and contact details of three professional references

Other information will be requested during the interview process if your application is short-listed.

Review Process and Dates

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all positions are filled. For full consideration submit the online application by Jan 15, 2021. While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Appointments are beginning Fall 2021/Spring 2022 (August 2021/January 2022).

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