Job Website: https://www.uscga.edu/jobs/
Apply By Email: CGA-SMB-FacultyApplications@uscg.mil
The successful candidate will develop and teach courses in Computer Security, Offensive Cyber Operations, Computer Security, Network Security, Operating Systems, Computer Programming, Secure Software Engineering, and/or other topics commensurate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Cyber Systems. Teaching load will be 9-12 contact hours per semester. Tenure-track position responsibilities also include facilitation of learning enrichment opportunities for cadets via speakers, travel, and contacts; academic advising; work as a faculty advisor to student research projects (including senior capstone projects), clubs, and other co-curricular activities; individual research and scholarship; leadership and professional development activities; institutional, divisional, and departmental service; course and program assessment; and other duties as assigned contributing to the development of future Coast Guard officers and service to the Academy.
Major duties also include participation in leadership and professional development activities with students outside of class and service to the Academy.
The Coast Guard Academy is seeking a passionate educator who inspires students and is ready to be inspired by our Corps of Cadets. A dedication to intellectual and whole-person development is highly desired. Professional experience mentoring, advising, and collaborating on programming, networking, operating systems, and offensive cyber operations is highly desired. Desired areas of expertise include network penetration, malware analysis, digital forensics, design and understanding of operating systems, computer security, computer networking, network security, computer programming, secure software design, and applied cryptography; although closely related areas will also be considered. Experience advising undergraduate and graduate research teams is highly desirable. Experience developing courses or contributing through professional societies will be considered favorably. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment to strong undergraduate teaching will also be considered very favorably. Interpersonal and communication skills are essential. Candidates should possess a record demonstrating strong teamwork skills and a desire to work in a diverse and collaborative environment. Classroom experience teaching and mentoring diverse student populations, and/or experience promoting diversity initiatives – including efforts at developing effective beloved communities – is highly desirable.
Qualifications and Evaluations
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in a conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. For further information on the evaluation of foreign education, refer to the U.S. Department of Education’s web site at click here: https://www.ed.gov/
When including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
All application material must be submitted by the closing date.
Minimum Degree Requirements: Ph.D. or ABD status in (a) Cyber Operations, Computer Science, or Cybersecurity or (b) closely related field with specific emphasis on Cybersecurity noted somewhere in CV. ABD must include a letter in application from the applicant’s major professor attesting that the candidate will complete all requirements for the Ph.D. before 22 July 2020. The ideal candidate will also have experience in Undergraduate teaching at a four-year college/university as a teaching assistant, instructor, assistant/associate/full professor, or related position in at least one of the following content areas:
-Computer Programming / Secure Software Engineering (C, C++, C#, Python, or Matlab)
-Computer Networks and Network Security (including such topics as 802.3, UDP, TCP, IP, DNS, ICMP, PKI, SSL/TLS, VPN, Firewalls, or IDS)
-Operating Systems (from a Computer Science perspective)
-Computer Security / Offensive Cyber Operations (including Reverse Engineering/Malware Analysis,
Forensics, Incident Response, OS Hardening, or Penetration Testing)
Successful candidates will also demonstrate experience consistent with full commitment to the Coast Guard’s core values.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit all of the required information, as stated below, or their application will not be considered.
There are several parts of the application process that affect the overall evaluation of your application:
- Curriculum Vitae (Resume)
- Additional required documents
The following documents are required and must be provided by the closing date of the announcement:
- A Letter of Application
(a) describing how you meet the qualifications specified in this vacancy announcement;
(b) describing your experience mentoring diverse student populations, and/or any experience you have in promoting diversity initiatives, including efforts at creating communities of inclusion;
(c) listing names, mailing addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least 3 references; and
(d) your teaching philosophy.
- Curriculum Vitae (Resume)
- Proof of Education Requirement
You must provide evidence of your education, submit a legible copy of your unofficial college transcript from an accredited college/university. The transcript copy must reflect the college/university name and/or logo. Applicants are highly encouraged to proactively order official transcripts to be delivered to their home address so transcripts will be readily available if selected. If selected, you will be required to provide official transcripts in a sealed envelope prior to establishing your start date.
Foreign education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited institutions in the U.S. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application.
See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here:
*Veterans Preference Documents
If you are claiming veterans preference, please submit the following documents. Please see Feds Hire
Vets for details: https://www.fedshirevets.gov/veteranemployees/index.aspx
a. Veterans claiming 5 point veterans’ preference must submit legible Member 4 Copy DD214(s) indicating Character of Service. 5-point preference will not be granted if appropriate documentation is not submitted with your application.
b. 30% Disabled Veterans must submit their Member Copy 4 DD-214(s), which includes Character of Service, and VA Disability Letter with percentage of disability OR documentation of disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces which reflects a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more.
c. Other 10 point Preference Eligibles must submit applicable Member Copy 4 DD-214(s), which includes Character of Service, and provide documentation of your other 10 point preference. If claiming 10 point preference, you must provide required documentation described on the back of the SF-15 which proves that you are entitled to such preference. 10-point preference will not be granted if appropriate documentation is not submitted with your application.
d. If you are a current active duty military member who does not have a DD214 and is claiming preference under the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) Act, you must submit certification from the Armed Forces indicating that you will be discharged or released under honorable conditions from active duty within 120 days from the date on the certification. Certifications must be on letterhead from the appropriate military branch and include the following information: military dates of service and expected discharge or release date, character of service, military rank, type of discharge and date when terminal leave will begin. Certifications must be signed by, or by direction of military members’ military personnel offices, unit commanders or higher headquarters.
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Please see our website for a complete job description and application instructions at https://www.uscga.edu/jobs
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Contact David Johnson
Phone Number 860-444-8358
Contact E-mail CGA-SMB-FacultyApplications@uscg.mil