Cyber Object Oriented Scripting Undergrad Part-Time Faculty (Virtual/Online Position)

University of Phoenix
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The candidate that is hired for this position will be required to teach virtual.   


Did you know you could teach for our university without leaving your current job? At University of Phoenix, our flexible class schedules mean you can teach for us part-time without interrupting your full-time career. That’s because we want faculty members who are active in their fields and bring real-world experience to the classroom.


University of Phoenix College of Information Systems and Technology offers associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs that provide students with the skills needed to tackle the demand of the fast-paced technology industry. The College of IS&T also offers a variety of industry aligned certificates to help students prepare for over 40 key industry certifications, from companies like Microsoft®, Cisco®, Oracle® and CompTIA®. The college’s interactive curriculum gives students virtual access to tools used by IT professionals and to training materials that further prepare them for industry certification.


  1. As a faculty member you’ll be challenged with adding your professional expertise to instruct a curriculum which is centrally developed with specific learning objectives.
  1. Provide timely and detailed feedback on a weekly basis and offer student support via classroom, phone, and email.
  1. Utilize classroom learning system technology (provided by university), the Internet, and Microsoft Office software.
  2. Perform other duties as assigned or apparent.


NOTE:  The primary accountabilities above are intended to describe the general content and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Incumbents may perform all or most of the primary accountabilities listed above. Specific goals or responsibilities will be documented in the incumbents’ performance objectives as outlined by the incumbents’ immediate supervisor or manager.


MUST meet one of the numbered pathways below, as well as any applicable clarifications stated, (including education, area of study and previous work experience, including minimum number of years and types of experience):

  1. Master's degree or higher that includes the discipline of Cybersecurity, Computer Network Defense or Information Assurance; and meet the terms defined in the Master’s Clarification; and must meet the all experience requirements marked as "Required" with currency within the last 3 years. 
  1. Master's degree or higher in any area plus 18 grad credits with a focus in Cybersecurity, Computer Network Defense, Digital Forensics or Information Assurance; and 1 or more certifications listed in the Credentials Section; and meet the terms defined in the Master’s Clarification; and must meet the all experience requirements within the last 3 years, for currency. 
  1. Master's degree or higher in any area; must have 2 or more certifications listed in the Credentials Section; and at least 4 years professional experience; and meet the terms defined in the Master’s Clarification; and must meet the all experience requirements within the last 3 years, for currency.

Master’s Clarification: Accepted experience/coursework include but are not limited to: Cyber Attack Methodologies, Cybersecurity Foundations, Security risk frameworks, Risk assessment, Security controls, Cybercrime investigation, Digital Forensics Technology and Practices, Computer Security Management, Computer Forensics, Information Assurance, Enterprise Security, Network Analysis, Security Protocols, Reverse Software engineering, Cryptography, Cloud technologies and security, Virtualization, Authentication, Public Key Infrastructure, EnCase Forensic Toolkit coursework, graduate-level certification training in digital/computer security or computer forensics.


Credentials Section: CompTIA Corporation: (CSA+; Security+; Network+; CASP); Certified Wireless Network Professional Organization: (CWNA; CWNE; CWNT; CWSP); Cisco Systems Inc.: (CCNA-Security; SCYBER); CyberSecurity Institute: (CSFA); Information Systems Audit and Control Association, Inc: (CSXP); International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC2): (CCFP); International Society of Forensic Computer Examiners (ISFCE): (CCE); SANS Technology Institute: (GCFA; GPEN; GPYC; GREM; GSE; GWAPT; GXPN); The International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants:




  • Degree must be from a regionally accredited institution. 
  • Professional work experience must be within IT, Computer Science or Cyber Security and apply directly to the Content Area.
  • Experience with identifying and mitigating security risks within a large, mid-size or small enterprise environment
  • Two years professional experience with direct responsibility for computer forensics, cyber security, network defense, infrastructure monitoring and/or cyber security related IT processes, or as IT/cybersecurity/security staff as a PRIMARY job function.
  • Minimum of two years of hands-on experience with Python.
  • If candidates experience primarily comes from consultancy or a home based business, additional information may be requested for verification; otherwise, consulting and/or home based businesses may only be used towards the currency requirement when using work experience to qualify.



As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, we particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.


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