Adjunct - Penetration Testing and Risk Management - Online - College of Science, Engineering and Technology
Make a Difference at Grand Canyon University
Shape the bright futures of Grand Canyon University students as an online adjunct faculty member for the online division in the College of Science, Engineering and Technology . Through hands-on, inquiry-based learning, the college provides an outlet for innovation and cross-disciplinary exposure. It also features pre-professional degrees in biology, alongside our degrees in information systems, and a forensic science and exercise science program.
As an adjunct faculty member, you’ll provide program instruction in an online format, incorporating innovative teaching methodologies, cutting-edge technologies and other industry trends reflecting advancements in your discipline. If you are highly motivated and passionate about teaching exceptional quality instruction, we’d like to hear from you.
Course Description: Penetration Testing and Risk Management:
- This intensive hands-on course will provide with students the experience of working with various cybersecurity technologies and techniques that hackers and malicious actors use to scan, identify, and exploit vulnerabilities in an organization. Students will also formulate strategies of protection from such threats by identifying risks, countermeasures, security policies, frameworks, and best practices to align and enhance an organization’s security posture through the development of a risk management plan. Prerequisites: CYB-515 and CYB-525.
Responsibilities include equipping students with the required skill set, facilitating classroom discussions, assessing student performance and preparing students to be successful leaders in their chosen profession. Other main responsibilities include the following:
- Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.
- Experience: 5+ years experience in Cyber Security related field with skills in risk analysis, vulnerability assessment, and the ability to conduct penetration testing and hacking techniques using Kali-Linux suite of tools. Demonstrate an understanding of digital signatures, network security, and security models.
Education: Doctorate in Information Technology or Doctorate in Computer Science or Doctorate in Computer Information or equivalent experience in the appropriate fields is required.
Certifications (Preferred): EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH) or GIAC Certified Forensic Analyst (GCFA) or GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC) or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
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Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: R000021344