Assistant Professor, Computer & Digital Forensics
About Champlain College:
Founded in 1878, Champlain College is a small, private, not-for-profit college in Burlington, Vermont overlooking Lake Champlain and the Adirondack mountains, with additional campuses in Montreal, Canada, and Dublin, Ireland. Its career-driven approach to higher education prepares students for professional life from their very first semester. For the fifth year in a row, Champlain was named a "Most Innovative School" in the North by U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges" 2020 regional rankings and listed among The Princeton Review's "The Best 385 Colleges" in 2020. Champlain is also featured in the 2021 Fiske Guide to Colleges as one of the "best and most interesting schools" in the United States, Canada, and Great Britain and is recognized as a 2020 College of Distinction for its "Engagement, Teaching, Community, and Outcomes. The College offers 30 undergraduate degrees as well as online undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs.
Champlain's Centers of Experience provide students from across all majors with experiential learning environments that guide them in how to take their classroom knowledge and put it to the test in practical applications allowing them to gain real-world experience firsthand. Each Center connects Champlain to the local community and the world, turning theory into practice. The Centers entrust students with responsibility, engage them in ambitious goals and empower them to lead with creativity, confidence, insight, and integrity. At the helms of the Centers are cutting-edge industry professionals who share the goal of providing the most relevant, career-focused education, enriched with hands-on learning opportunities.
The Division of Information Technology and Sciences at Champlain College seeks an Assistant Professor of Digital Forensics. The primary responsibility for this position will be undergraduate face-to-face instruction in the following areas: Computer and Digital Forensics, Cybercrime Investigation, File-System Forensics, Mobile Device Forensics, e-Discovery, Malware Analysis, Network & Cloud Forensics, and Incident Response. Small class sizes optimize instructor-student interaction; hands-on activities help translate theory into practice. The expected start date is August 2021.
Because the College is entrepreneurial and market-driven, its academic programs respond to industry dynamics. Consequently, the College particularly values industry and other practical experience for its faculty and students. The typical teaching load is four courses per semester. While there is no scholarship requirement for retention, professional development for faculty is strongly encouraged and supported. Other responsibilities include course development, curriculum development, student advising, industry outreach, student team/project supervision, and service to support the mission of the program, the division, and the college. In addition, there are opportunities for practical work at the Leahy Center for Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity.
Ideal candidates will hold a relevant Master's degree or higher, a teaching record, and significant industry experience and/or professional accomplishments. Rank will be determined based on the qualifications of the successful candidate.
The successful completion of a criminal background check is required as a condition of employment.
Application materials must include a resume/CV and a letter of interest (Cover Letter) specifically addressing the desired qualifications as well as a separate DEI statement describing your experience and vision for mentoring underrepresented students. Further describe how you would contribute to Champlain's goal of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
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In order to be considered for the position, you must upload a resume/CV and a letter of interest (Cover Letter) specifically addressing the desired qualifications as well as a separate DEI statement.
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