Category: Adjunct Faculty
Location: Dorsey - Elkridge, MD
Requisition ID: 10005961
Cybersecurity: Communicating, Problem Solving, and Leading in Cybersecurity
The Graduate School
Location: Dorsey, MD, Quantico, VA, and Norfolk, VA
University of Maryland University College (UMUC) seeks adjunct faculty to teach, on site in The United States in the Cybersecurity program. Specifically, we are seeking faculty for the following course:
CBR 600 – Communicating, Problem Solving, and Leading in Cybersecurity:
This course is intended to make students more valuable to an employer by gaining and improving skills in communication and problem solving. Students will explore the field of cybersecurity by developing connections to their career aspirations, creating a professional social network presence, and using critical thinking to inform decisions. Students will also improve and refine their skills in communication, critical thinking, quantitative reasoning, and team leadership. They will hone their professional writing and oral communication skills to produce effective presentations and become proficient with current technology.
Required Education and Experience
Materials needed for submission
Who We Are and Who We Serve
UMUC—one of 12 degree-granting institutions in the University System of Maryland (USM)—is a mission-driven institution with seven core values that guide us in all we do. At the top of the list is "Students First,” and we strive to do just that for our 90,000 students at home and abroad. From its start in 1947, UMUC has demonstrated its commitment to adult learners. We recognize that adult students need flexibility and options. UMUC is proud to be a global, 24-hour, institution of higher learning.
The typical UMUC student is an adult learner juggling a career, family, and other priorities. Roughly 80% work full time, half are parents, and half are minority students. They are continuing their education to better themselves, their families, and their professional opportunities. UMUC is also a leading higher education provider to the U.S. military, enrolling 55,000 active-duty service members, reservists, National Guard members, veterans, and family members annually. We are proud of our military heritage and are committed to this service.
The Adjunct Faculty Role at UMUC
UMUC is committed to helping students achieve success not only with us, but also in their professional fields. As a result, we actively seek faculty members who are scholar-practitioners: professionals who are actively and successfully engaged in their field who additionally wish to help the next generation of professionals grow in their knowledge and expertise through education. Your role as an adjunct faculty member will be to:
The Cybersecurity Program at UMUC
Please visit the following link to learn more about this program, including its description, outcomes, and coursework: http://www.umuc.edu/academic-programs/cyber-security/index.cfm
Faculty Training at UMUC
We are committed to your professional success at UMUC. Each new faculty member is required to successfully complete our online two-week new faculty orientation, FacDev 411, as a condition of hire.
Position Available and will Remain Open until Filled
Salary Commensurate with Experience
Adjunct faculty candidates will be required to provide official transcripts during the candidate selection process
All submissions should include a cover letter and résumé. UMUC offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits for qualifying positions, such as tuition remission, generous leave and healthcare. For detailed benefits information, please visit: https://careers.umuc.edu/benefits.html.