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Cybersecurity and Network Technology Full-time Faculty

Montgomery College

Job Description

Job Description

Montgomery College, Germantown Campus, is seeking a Cybersecurity and Network Technology faculty member to fill a position starting January 2023.  The College is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher who possesses a high degree of professionalism, a strong commitment to students, and the ability to motivate and educate in an engaging manner. This position is part of a collective bargaining unit.

Since 2004, Montgomery College has been a regional leader in the delivery of cybersecurity and networking education. The College offers a Cybersecurity degree and an Advanced Network Security Certificate, as well as non-credit courses in cybersecurity. The successful candidate will be committed to teaching in a multi-cultural student-focused two-year institution consisting of students with diverse learning abilities. Important qualities expected in the candidate include strong verbal and written communication skills, experience working with students of different backgrounds, and a commitment to the community college mission.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Teaching courses related to Cybersecurity and Networking a minimum of 30 semester hours per academic year.
  • Understanding of and commitment to student success
  • Advising and tutoring students.
  • Participating in student club activities.
  • Mentoring students.
  • Being an effective student advocate, particularly for those students transferring to 4-year institutions.
  • Advising students about transfer opportunities.
  • Proactively arranging for scholarship/ research or internship opportunities.
  • Teaching a varied schedule that may include day, night, early morning, weekend and/or accelerated sections. Opportunities may exist for teaching summer classes.
  • While the home campus will be Germantown, successful candidate is expected to engage in cross campus teaching (e.g. Rockville and TPSS) when needed and assigned.
  • Serving on, or leading, department, discipline, campus and college committees.
  • Pursuing continuous professional development and participating in professional organizations and activities.
  • Delivering assigned courses in accordance with College catalog descriptions, Master course syllabi, and any stipulations stated by the College and the Cybersecurity program.
  • Maintaining standards of teaching that are consistent with the high standards expected by the College and the Cybersecurity department.

Faculty member must be able to teach a wide range of introductory and advanced courses including, but not limited to:

  • Network Security (CompTIA Security+)
  • Defending the Network
  • Attacker Tools and Techniques
  • Digital Forensics
  • Incident Response
  • Wireless Security
  • Cybersecurity Capstone (ISC2 CISSP)
  • Introduction to Scripting
  • Unix/Linux System Administration
  • Cloud Computing

Required Qualifications:

  • A Master’s Degree or higher in Computer Science or closely related field, or a Master’s Degree or higher in any discipline with 5 years of industry experience in cybersecurity field.
  • At least two semesters of recent full-time or equivalent experience teaching
  • Experience designing and/or setting up hands-on labs.
  • Knowledge of Linux, Windows (client and server) environments, firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, penetration testing, vulnerability assessment, wireless security, incident response, and/or digital forensics.
  • Proficiency with scripting languages.
  • Access to a personal computer with virus protection that can connect to the internet outside of the work location (i.e., office, classroom, college campus). Montgomery College (MC) provides an MC e-mail account and access to the learning platform, password-protected faculty sections of the website, college listservs, and other faculty communications tools.
  • Currently authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.
  • Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hold a CompTIA Security+ and other professional certifications (i.e. CISSP, CEH, other security industry certifications, CompTIA Cloud+ or compatible one from major cloud providers such as AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google, IBM or Oracle).
  • Teaching in a distance-learning environment.
  • Proficiency with Java, C++, Python, Discrete Structures, Data Structures.
  • Proficiency with Cloud Computing, systems analysis and design, theory of algorithms, operating systems.
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development. 

Hiring Range: $62,319 to $91,218

Application Process:

  • To apply online, please visit: https://www.montgomerycollege.edu/about-mc/careers/index.html
  • Online applications must be received by September 26, 2022.
  • International degrees require proof of U.S. degree equivalency.
  • A cover letter is recommended.
  • Unofficial transcripts may be requested after application review.

As a condition of employment, the following are required at the time of hire:

  • Successful completion of a background check and degree verification (if applicable). Must provide proof of US degree equivalency for international degrees.

  • Participation in a retirement plan.

Our benefits package includes: sick leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, group legal benefits, professional development, retirement plan, educational assistance, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, wellness programming including onsite gyms, pools and classes.

Closing Date

Monday, September 26, 2022

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