Cybersecurity Faculty Job Advertisement
Cybersecurity (We anticipate that 1-2 positions will be available depending on enrollment).
Educators in all Arkansas public and private schools as well as all Arkansas institutions of higher education and all state directors of gifted programs are invited to apply for faculty positions.
Area I Faculty will collaborate with the Area I Coordinator in developing curriculum in their field of special talent according to the general framework described below:
The specialty program in cybersecurity provides a unique opportunity to governor’s school students. Cybersecurity is an interdisciplinary field encompassing mathematics, science, engineering, and technology. Students will understand the importance of this emerging area of study and why data breaches, malware infections, and software vulnerabilities are a significant and increasingly common threat to social, economic and political stability. This course will provide an introduction into the world of cybersecurity, provide hands-on classes in programming, wireless technologies, mathematics, and networking, and explore the ethical and social implications of the field.
- Extensive knowledge of subject area.
- Familiarity with twentieth and twenty-first century theories, concepts, and practices in area of expertise.
- Ability to communicate effectively with high school students of high potential.
- Experience and/or expertise in cybersecurity systems.
- Experience in creative course development, leadership training, and/or gifted and talented education.
Applicants should submit an application cover sheet (see Appendix A), a letter of application describing qualifications, curriculum ideas, and teaching style, a current curriculum vitae, and a list of three references. The application deadline is January 1, 2021.