Assistant/Associate/Professor of Cyber Operations
The University of Arizona South is a branch campus of the University of Arizona, a National Security Agency designated Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations (CAE-CO), and a founding member of the Department of Defense’s Service member Opportunity College – Degree Network System (SOC-DNS) Cybersecurity program. UA South is seeking an Assistant/Associate/Professor who will teach undergraduate courses within our Cyber Operations program. The candidate will teach in the areas of Low Level programming (C & Assembly), Malware Reverse Engineering, Secure Software Development, Software Security Analysis, and Software Security Principles.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
Duties & Responsibilities
- Maintain a workload typical for NTE faculty at UA South defined as 60% related to teaching, 20% related to research, and 20% related to service.
- Teach undergraduate courses at multiple sites using a variety of formats including face-to-face, online, and interactive video/TV platforms.
- Teaching responsibilities include traditional course delivery, seminars, independent studies, as well as creation and revision of course content.
- Research responsibilities include research proposal development, review, and submission support; leading and/or assisting in Offensive Cyber Operations-related research; conducting presentations; supporting speaking engagements; and publishing (as appropriate).
- Contribute to the service responsibilities of UA South and the University of Arizona in part through participation on committees and student mentoring, including those from underrepresented backgrounds.
- Contribute to UA South and University of Arizona’s development through appropriate outreach to local communities (including governmental units, businesses, nonprofits organizations, and community residents).
- Assist in the development of innovative approaches to enhancing student engagements, increasing diversity, and expanding collaborations with community and business partners.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
- Low level programming languages (C & x86 Assembly)
- Software reverse engineering including both static and dynamic analysis
- Source and binary code testing and analysis
- DA Pro, OllyDBG, WinDBG, GCC, GDB
- Master’s degree in Cyber Operations, Electrical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or closely related field
- Ph.D./D.Sc. in Cyber Operations, Electrical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or closely related field
- A software/system security related background
- Experience with secure software development best practices
- Malware analysis and reverse engineering experience
- Software/system vulnerability analysis and secure programming experience
- Experience with ARM and PowerPC Assembly Language programming/analysis
- Experience creating security related tools using Python
- Experience with virtualization technologies
- Demonstrated prior online teaching experience
- A Secret or Top Secret clearance
Location/Region: Sierra Vista, AZ