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The International University of Science & Technology in Kuwait (IUK) is a newly established private university in Kuwait, with a new Campus located in the heart of Kuwait near the Avenues Mall. Fully accredited by the Private Universities Council (PUC), the University offers a wide range of academic programs in three Colleges; namely: College of Engineering, College of Business Administration, and College of Arts. In addition to the academic programs, the IUK has established the University Foundation Program (UFP) that offers English and Math foundation programs. The IUK is looking for dynamic full-time faculty members who are passionate about teaching, and contributing to the development of a vibrant and successful learning environment for students.Position SummaryThe College of Engineering invites applications for positions at the level of Assistant /Associate Professor in Cyber Security. In addition to Computer Science & Cyber security, the College offers several Bachelor’s programs in Engineering (Computer, Electrical, Industrial, Civil & Architectural, Architecture & Design and Bio-Medical Engineering).The Department of Computer Science & Cyber Security is seeking candidates for assistant and associate professor positions. The primary role of the faculty members is to promote high-quality teaching, research and creative work, university services, and to mentor junior colleagues. Besides, the candidate will collaborate with the Head of Department, Dean, and colleagues to achieve the Department's and College’s mission and vision, in line with the IUK’s vision, and support the department with academic and administrative services.Reporting to the Department Chair, the successful candidate will be responsible for the development, delivery, and evaluation of a broad range of courses within Computer science and Cyber security such as ethical hacking and Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security, to name a few. In addition to teaching, successful candidates are expected to maintain significant scholarly work and professional services. The successful candidate will contribute to developing an outcome-based student-focused curriculum.In addition, faculty members are expected to maintain office hours, provide advisement for students, participate in curriculum development, and contribute to the university’s professional development activities.Responsibilities:Teach different Computing and Cyber security courses according to his/her specialty and experience.Promote innovation in teaching by introducing new teaching methodologies and strategies.Engage with students in and out of the classroom.Promote research activities and other creative work at IUK including publishing in indexed peer-reviewed publications.Mentor new colleagues and teaching assistantsSupport the mission of the Department and College at the IUK by following the set curriculum and working towards achieving the program objectives and student learning outcomes.Follow the university bylaws and regulations and promote the institutional environment.Commit to teaching schedules, office hours, preparation, service, and professional development.Provide academic support to other colleagues in the department.Participate in the College's and the University's events and supporting collegiality.Support the College and the University in organizing seminars, international conferences, and faculty events.Serve in the College's and university's committees as needed.Qualifications:A Ph.D. in a computing field with a dissertation (or intensive research/teaching) in Cyber Security.Professional certifications in Cyber SecurityExperienceA minimum of three years of university teaching experience for Assistant professor and five years for associate professor at a university level.A proven research record, scholarly work, publications, and knowledge transfer. A minimum of three journal articles in peer-review indexed journals (ISI or Scopus) for Assistant professor and five years for associate professor.A proven experience in using different learning management systems and in adopting e-learning teaching strategies.An experience that proves an understanding of a multicultural academic environment, and understanding of students' needs, including those of special needs.An experience with various instructional methodologies.Technical SkillsExcellent writing and interpersonal skills.Commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarshipComputer, LMS, and e-learning skillsExperience in course design based on OBE model is an asset.Behavioral SkillsStrong interpersonal and problem-solving SkillsEffective communication skills in EnglishTeam and time management skillsA passion for teaching.
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