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The Evergreen State College Faculty Member or Professor of the practice in Computer Science (Cybersecurity), in Olympia, Washington

Position Information Position Title Faculty Member or Professor of the practice in Computer Science (Cybersecurity), Part-time, 2024-2025 Academic Year (Adjunct) Job Summary This is a part-time faculty position in the school of Professional and Continuing Education at The Evergreen State College. The Evergreen State College seeks broadly trained adjunct faculty members or "professors of the practice" eager to develop and teach Computer Science curriculum as part of a Cybersecurity certificate program. We are particularly interested in candidates who are enthusiastic about exploring the unique possibilities that computer science and computational approaches offer toward problem solving and critical thinking. We are eager to increase our capacity to create inclusive classrooms that support diverse learners in computational thinking and computer science. Candidates for this position will be considered for teaching one or more of the following courses in a new undergraduate Cybersecurity certificate program. The course opportunities are as follows: Introduction to Cybersecurity (Fall 2024): This class will provide students a foundation in cybersecurity by exploring critical topics in the field. The full course description is available here: Applications Security: In this class, students will learn the basics of applications security and delve into the various attacks currently used by cybercriminals. The full course description is available here: Network Security: This class will focus on issues that are most related to how computers can store and communicate data securely. Students will learn securing network protocols by applying concepts from cryptography, such as symmetric key and public key ciphers, secure hashes, key distribution, authentication, and digital signatures. This course will also cover firewalls. The full course description is available here: Security Policies and Procedures: This class will explore the role of information in private and public organizations. Students will learn to develop information security policies and procedures to protect against vulnerabilities in cybersecurity infrastructure. The full course description is available here: Each offering represents 4-credit (quarter time) part-time adjunct faculty teaching. Classes are hybrid (remote and synchronous online). It is preferred that candidates be able to occasionally meet with students in person, but it is not required. Each applicant should submit a cover letter that explicitly addresses the various components of this position. Successful applicants will give attention to the ways in which they meet each of the Minimum Qualifications and any of the Preferred Qualifications. The school for Professional and Continuing Education provides transformative education for part time students, working adults, and lifelong learners. Drawing on Evergreen's tradition of innovative curricular design and collaborative learning communities, it offers bachelor's degree curriculum and certificates that combine theory with practice to help students achieve academic goals, advance their careers, and create a better world. The College reserves the right to extend searches or not offer positions advertised. As a condition of employment, persons hired must provide proof of identity and employment eligibility, including authorization to work in the United States, within three (3) days of beginning work. All position offers are contingent on funding. Persons with disabilities can receive accommodations in the hiring process by contacting the Faculty Hiring Coordinator. The Evergreen State College is an equal opportunity employer. Job Expectations This is an adjunct faculty position and is not eligible for continuing appointment. All requirements for these positions must be completed at the time of hire. Salary for all positions is based on experience an