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8 Feb 2023

Full-Time Assistant Professor, Cybersecurity

humanresourcesNWFSC – Posted by humanresourcesNWFSC Niceville, Florida, United States

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities                                                                                                            

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Fulfill contractual obligations for full instructional load during fall and spring semesters.
  • Provide instruction in various areas of cybersecurity.
  • Participate in the oversight of the AS Degrees and Certificates in Cybersecurity and Information Technology.
  • Develop and evaluate curriculum as appropriate, advising students, participating in institutional service and professional development activities, and engaging with the community.
  • Provide student guidance and support.
  • Collaborate with administration, faculty, and staff to ensure student success.
  • Demonstrate continuous self-improvement by actively pursuing discipline-related continuing education, professional development, or active participation with professional or academic organizations.
  • Engage in institutional service, professional development, and other duties as assigned by the Chair, Cybersecurity and Information Technology Department, the Dean of Career Education, and/or the Vice President of Academic Affairs.
  • Enter all grades in gradebook.
  • As a part of the college’s risk management tool annual mandatory compliance training is required.
  • Provide project-based Cybersecurity/Computer Training to area business and industry partners at various locations in the service area. Training will support NWF State College continuing education and workforce development initiatives.


  • College paid health insurance for employee, dependent coverage at employee’s expense
  • College paid basic life insurance for employee, additional coverage for employee and/or dependents at employee’s expense
  • College paid retirement with 3% employee contribution to the Florida Retirement System (FRS)
  • Optional dental and vision insurance at employee’s expense
  • Sick Leave accrual
  • Time off for designated holidays, winter break, and spring break
  • Free tickets to designated Mattie Kelly Arts Center and Raider Athletic events.


  • Minimum of a bachelor’s in science degree in Cybersecurity or a bachelor’s in science degree in a related field with a minimum of 18 undergraduate semester hours in cybersecurity, information technology or computer programming.
  • Proficiency with teaching technologies, including lecture-capture software (e.g., Camtasia or Kaltura).
  • Demonstrated evidence of professional development growth through participation in continuing education and other related activities.
  • Current industry certification in CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+ or related equivalent.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Highly desirable instructor/educator accreditations in Cisco Certified Network Associate in Routing and Switching, AWS Academy Cloud Foundations and AWS Academy Machine Learning.
  • An earned master’s in science degree in Cybersecurity or a master’s in science degree in a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in cybersecurity, information technology or computer programming.
  • Post-secondary teaching experience.
  • Demonstrated success with online teaching.

How to Apply

How to Apply                                                                                                                                                            Please provide a complete application package that includes all of the following:  
  1. NWFSC Application.
  2. Resume.
  3. A cover letter explaining why you consider yourself qualified for this position.
  4. Copies of unofficial transcripts.
Apply to this site to upload above documents.  Application Deadline:  Review of applications will begin immediately. Position open until filled. To apply for this position, please visit our website:, or Human Resources, Northwest Florida State College, 100 College Blvd., Niceville, FL 32578 (Tel. #850-729-5365). NWFSC offers an excellent fringe benefit package. If you are disabled and need accommodations in order to participate in the application/selection process, please notify Human Resources before the specified closeout date. All qualified persons will be considered on an equal basis. Any applicant grievance should be addressed to the Human Resources Executive Director. NWFSC prohibits any form of discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, genetic information, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or age in any of its programs, services, or activities. Preference will be given to eligible veterans and spouses of veterans for Career Service positions. NWFSC is an Equal Access/Equal Opportunity Institution and a Drug Free Workplace..

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Cybersecurity, professor, and Technology. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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