St. Ambrose University
  • 15-Sep-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Faculty
  • Davenport, IA, USA
  • Part Time

The Department of Computer and Information Sciences is currently seeking part-time adjunct faculty to teach Cybersecurity and Networking courses for Spring 2022. Available courses include:

CSCI 250, Introduction to Cybersecurity: Emphasizes our current dependence on information technology and how its security in cyberspace (or lack thereof) is shaping the global landscape. Several historical and contemporary global events that have been influenced by the exploitation of information technology motivates topics on cybercrime, malware, intrusion detection, cryptography, among others, and how to secure one's own data and computer system.

CSCI 375, Network Forensics: An introduction to network-based incident handling, investigative methods, tracking, evidence collecting on network-based systems. Detailed analysis of log and system files. Introduction to intrusion detection/protection techniques. Hands-on work with compromised systems and case studies of computer break-ins.

CSCI 415/515, Computer and Network Security: Presents the basic concepts and techniques for securing a computer system and for securing information systems in a network environment. Topics include site security, security management, intrusion detection/protection, integrity management, and event recovery.

CSCI 425, Computer Forensics: Introduction to computer forensics including investigative methods and evidence collecting techniques appropriate for detailed analysis of storage media. Students participate in hands-on work with comprised systems and examine case studies of data storage images.

CSCI 450, Windows Server: Hands-on course designed to prepare students for the challenges they will face as a Microsoft networking professional. The course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform installation, configuration of Windows Server and day-to-day administrative tasks.

CSCI 475, Capstone Seminar: A general topics and readings course in core computer networking technologies and management issues providing a foundation for integrating communications skills through research paper development, technical writing, group decision-making, and business presentations.

Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree and at least 4 years of documented relevant experience working as an IT professional. St. Ambrose University is an independent, comprehensive, and Catholic diocesan university firmly grounded in the liberal arts and is committed to fostering a respectful environment that recognizes and embraces diversity among all students, faculty, and staff. As an equal opportunity institution, St. Ambrose actively seeks applications from members of underrepresented groups. Please apply online at and submit a cover letter, resume, and any relevant exemplary teaching materials (syllabus, lesson plans). For questions, please contact Kevin Lillis, PhD, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, at EOE

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