Assistant/Associate Professor of Cybersecurity (Tenure Track)


Position Title

Assistant/Associate Professor of Cybersecurity (Tenure Track)


Davis College of Business & Technology


Full Time

Position Summary

The School of Engineering and Technology in the Davis College of Business & Technology at Jacksonville University invites applications for a full-time Assistant/Associate Professor of Cybersecurity to start in the Fall of 2022.

Named an “America’s Best College” in the south for more than 10 consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report, Jacksonville University is a premier private institution in northeast Florida. Founded in 1934, JU offers more than 100 majors, minors, and programs with over 2,000 undergraduate students and 1,000 graduate students. Jacksonville University is located in a beautiful riverfront setting in suburban Jacksonville, across the St. Johns River from downtown and just minutes from the Atlantic Ocean. The prestigious Davis College of Business & Technology includes three schools: The School of Engineering and Technology, the School of Business, and the School of Aviation and Military Sciences. Additional information about the College and the University and its programs can be obtained by accessing the university’s web site 


Essential Job Duties

  • This 9-month position includes responsibilities in teaching, research, and service
  • The individual selected for this position will teach a range of courses in cybersecurity and computer science at introductory and advanced levels such as ethical hacking and penetration testing, digital forensics, internet security, cybersecurity practicum, systems administration, and cloud computing security.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with colleagues in the department, college, campus, as well as professional community and organizations.

Prerequisites Required for Position

Minimum Education Requirement

  • The qualified candidate should have a Ph.D. in cybersecurity, computer science or a closely related field. 

Minimum Work Experience

  • Prior teaching or training experience, especially on a cyber range platform, is desired.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A strong track record of cybersecurity experience in industry and/or government is preferred.

Important Note

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

Jacksonville University is an equal opportunity affirmative action institution. The University is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities to qualified persons regardless of economic situation or social status. Jacksonville University does not discriminate in any of its policies, programs, or activities on the basis of race, age, culture, nationality, socioeconomic status, gender, religious belief, sexual orientation, physical disability and ideology. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, all genders and sexual orientations, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply

The review of applications will continue until filled. Interested candidates should submit: a curriculum vitae, copy of graduate transcripts, recent teaching evaluations (if applicable), names and contact information for at least three (3) professional references, and a completed Jacksonville University Faculty Application. All materials should be submitted electronically to