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Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer/ Assistant Professor-in-Residence of Cybersecurity, Lee Business School

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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Job Description
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer/ Assistant Professor-in-Residence of Cybersecurity, Lee Business School [R0142507].
The Department of Management, Entrepreneurship, and Technology (MET) in the Lee Business School (LEE) at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) invites applications for two 9-month, non-tenure track Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Assistant Faculty-in-Residence positions in the area of Cybersecurity.
The standard teaching load for a non-tenure track position is 4 courses (12 credits) per semester, and two semesters per year. The position requires teaching online-only undergraduate courses in cybersecurity offered by the department. Additional responsibilities may include advising and mentoring students, course development, engaging in service activities, and creating a sense of belonging and community within the entirely online undergraduate cybersecurity program.
This position will be housed in the department of Management, Entrepreneurship & Technology Department (MET) within the AACSB accredited Lee Business School OR the Department of Computer Science within the Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering. The cybersecurity programs at UNLV are interdisciplinary and involve faculty within the information systems group within MET and faculty within the College of Engineering, primarily the Computer Science Department. The undergraduate cybersecurity program is under the direction of the Director of Cybersecurity who oversees this program and the MS Cybersecurity program, this directorship rotates between the departments.
The MET department is committed to increasing the research profile of LEE. The department consists of 25 full-time faculty, including 23 tenured and tenure-track faculty, spanning the disciplines of IS, Management, and Entrepreneurship. The IS area within the MET department consists of 11 full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty members.
The Department of Computer Science is one of the fastest growing departments at UNLV. Comprising just under half of the Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering total enrollment, the department’s focus is on providing a well-rounded education with a solid basis in the fundamentals of computer science. Our students and alumni are well-represented in the field, with many taking on employment locally and nationally.
This position requires a cybersecurity-related master’s degree (e.g., Information Systems, Computer Science, etc.) from an accredited college or university as recognized by the United States Department of Education and/or the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.
An applicant with the following will be given preference:
  • A cybersecurity-related PhD degree from an accredited college or university
  • Evidence of effective and impactful online teaching
  • Prior academic or industry experience in technology or cybersecurity
  • Certifications that pertain to the field of cybersecurity
  • Technical skills related to the use of and instruction of cybersecurity tools
The title of the position will be appropriately determined based on the academic degree and experience possessed by the candidate. A candidate with a terminal PhD degree will be considered for the title of Assistant Professor-in-Residence. A candidate with a master’s degree and with significant experience will be considered for the title of Senior Lecturer. A candidate with a master’s degree but without significant experience will be given the title of Lecturer.
A successful candidate will support diversity, equity, and inclusiveness and contribute to a respectful, positive work environment. They will use our
Campus Values
to guide their decisions and actions and demonstrate our Rebel spirit.
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions.
  • Competitive total rewards package including:
    • Paid time off, sick leave, and holidays
    • Excellent health insurance including medical, dental and vision
    • Comprehensive retirement plans and voluntary benefits programs
  • No state income tax
  • Tuition discounts at Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) schools
  • Tuition discounts for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents
  • Employee recognition and appreciation programs
  • Connect with colleagues with shared interests
  • Personal and professional development opportunities
  • UNLV athletics ticket discounts
  • Statewide employee purchase program discounts
  • RebelCard
    discounts on and off campus
  • Wellness programming
    for all UNLV faculty and staff at no cost
  • Opportunity for career advancements to leadership roles
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. References will not be contacted until the search chair notifies you in advance.
Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on August 1, 2024.
Materials should be addressed to Greg Moody, Search Committee Chair, and must be submitted through Workday, as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or
UNLV employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the “Find Jobs” process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at UNLV and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the job requisition number, “R0142507” in the search box.
If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application.
Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 30,000 students and more than 3,600 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 152,000 degrees, producing more than 130,000 alumni around the world. UNLV is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an R1 research university with very high research activity. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada.
Here at UNLV, we have come together and created one of the most affirmative and dynamic academic environments in the country. UNLV sits in the top spot in U.S. News & World Report’s annual listing of the nation’s most diverse universities for undergraduates. The university has ranked in the top ten since the rankings debuted more than a decade ago. We continue to show our commitment to serving our wonderfully diverse population and building the future for Las Vegas and Nevada.
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The University of Nevada - Las Vegas (UNLV) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person’s age (40 or older), disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race (including hair texture and protected hairstyles such as natural hairstyles, afros, bantu knots, curls, braids, locks and twists), color, or religion (protected classes). Discrimination on the basis of a protected class, including unlawful harassment, which is a form of discrimination, is illegal under federal and state law. Where unlawful discrimination is found to have occurred, UNLV will act to stop the unlawful discrimination, to prevent its recurrence, to remedy its effects, and to discipline those responsible. Women, minorities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any education program or activity that it operates. Non-discrimination on the basis of sex is mandated by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. §§ 1681 et seq.) and the corresponding implementation regulations (34 C.F.R. Part 106). The University’s commitment to nondiscrimination in its education programs and activities extends to applicants for admission and employment. Inquiries concerning the application of these provisions may be referred to: Michelle Sposito, J.D., Title IX Coordinator, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Box 451062, Las Vegas, NV 89154-1062, Frank and Estella Beam Hall (BEH) Room 553, Telephone: (702) 895-4055; Email: titleixcoordinator@unlv.edu, or to The Assistant Secretary of the United States Department of Education, U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20202-1100; Telephone: 1-800-421-3481 FAX: 202-453-6012; TDD: 1-800-877-8339; Email: OCR@ed.gov; or to both.
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Office of Equal Employment & Title IX
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Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. References will not be contacted until the search chair notifies you in advance.
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Note to Applicant
This position may require that a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.
HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.
References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.
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