Assistant, Associate & Full Professors in Cyber/Information Security Zayed University United Arab Emirates

Zayed University - Position Description 




Assistant, Associate & Full Professors in Cyber/Information Security – Spring 2019/Fall 2019




Assistant/Associate/Full Professor



Department of Computing & Applied Technology, College of Technological Innovation


College of Technological Innovation




Abu Dhabi








The College

The College of Technological Innovation (CTI) seeks to produce graduates recognized by business, government, and educational institutions in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Gulf Region, and the rest of the world. It also seeks to develop a strong applied research capacity in emerging technologies directed towards meeting the ICT needs of the UAE and Gulf region. CTI’s academic programs are practical, competency-based, and designed to prepare students for successful careers as Information Technology professionals.

At the undergraduate level, CTI offers a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology with concentrations in Security & Network Technologies (ABET/CAC accredited), and Web and Mobile Application Development. CTI also offers a joint program in Multimedia Design (NASAD substantial equivalency status). CTI is also expanding its Bachelor’s programs to include engineering programs in the near future. At the graduate level, CTI offers a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Information Technology with Specialization in Cyber Security.

Currently, CTI has 44 full-time faculty and 1338 students (male and female) seeking majors in the College on its Abu Dhabi and Dubai campuses. To support the expansion of programs, CTI will be substantially expanding its faculty. Successful candidates will enter a dynamic, growing organization that is active in both teaching, research and service.

The Opportunity

CTI seeks qualified candidates to fill multiple full-time, multi-year Assistant/Associate/Full Professor positions to teach and research in the areas of Cyber/Information Security. Faculty with distinguished profiles in the areas of: General Cyber Security, Network Security, Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing, Digital Forensics, and Security Management are encouraged to apply. Appointments are beginning Spring 2019/Fall 2019 (January 2019/August 2019).

The Requirements

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree at the time of appointment from an internationally accredited university in Information/Cyber Security, Network Security, Digital Forensics, Cyber Criminal Behavior, or a closely–related discipline.

Successful candidates should demonstrate a strong record of teaching excellence and scholarly research in one or more of the following areas: information/cyber security, ethical hacking, digital forensics, intrusion detection systems, network security, wireless and mobile security, operating systems and database security (access control), security analytics, security management.

As the faculty is also expected to actively engage in various college and university committees and participate in community service, excellent interpersonal and communication skills are also required.

Preference will be given to applicants who are familiar with ABET/CAC accreditation and have professional experience in a multi-cultural environment.

The Benefits

The University’s benefits package includes salary free of income tax in the U.A.E., housing, furniture allowance, annual vacation airline tickets for the employee and immediate family, educational subsidies for children, and healthcare provided to the employee and sponsored family members.

To Apply

In addition to completing the online application form, please attach the following:

  1. Cover letter that should state the discipline area
  2. A current Curriculum Vitae
  3. Scanned copies of degrees
  4. Statement of teaching philosophy
  5. Statement of scholarly interests.
  6. The names and contact details of three professional references.

For any inquiry about the position, please email the Chair of the Hiring Committee at

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Review Process

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all positions are filled. While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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