Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity

The School of Health Sciences at Lasell University in Newton, Massachusetts seeks a highly motivated, entrepreneurial, and collaborative individual to assume the responsibilities of Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity. This is a full-time, non-tenure-track, 9-month appointment to begin in the fall of 2023 reporting to the Dean of the School of Health Science.

The successful candidate will join our growing undergraduate and graduate academic programs in the dynamic School of Health Sciences, established in 2018. More senior rank will be considered based on experience and other credentials.

Lasell seeks faculty and staff who appreciate the value diversity brings to a campus community and is eager to foster an inclusive environment at the University. Faculty who represent various areas of diversity of our student body are key contributors to our strategic vision and are encouraged to apply.


The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence and enthusiasm in teaching and student advocacy; commitment to productivity and professional development; and active participation in school and college service that includes but is not limited to faculty standing committee work and academic advising.

Teaching responsibilities include courses in the Cybersecurity Program and teaching assignments where expertise aligns with program needs. The ideal candidate should be highly experienced and skilled in undergraduate cybersecurity curriculum development that includes industry recognized certifications for delivery online and on campus.

Successful candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching excellence, serving as a champion for the cybersecurity program through positive interaction with prospective students and the public. Student mentoring, academic advising at the undergraduate level, and new course development to support the dynamic and growing area is required. Candidates should have strong communication and interpersonal skills and a commitment to collegiality and teamwork.

Our growing undergraduate and graduate programs are looking to enhance and diversify offerings. The successful candidate will have the ability to work both within and beyond program specific needs to shape the on-going development of the curricula offered within the School of Health Sciences.

Successful candidates will demonstrate an avid interest in utilizing a project-focused approach to teaching, supporting the University's educational philosophy, Connected Learning. Faculty in all disciplines at Lasell may have the opportunity to teach in our Honors Program as well as the Core Curriculum. See http://www.lasell.edu/academics/academic-catalog/undergraduate-catalog/core-curriculum.html. Interest in intergenerational issues is also welcome, as this is a focus throughout the College.

About Lasell University

An innovator in education for over 150 years, Lasell University today is a comprehensive coeducational university offering professionally oriented bachelor's and master's degree programs. Our 54-acre campus is located in suburban Newton, Massachusetts-within eight miles of downtown Boston at the heart of the Route 128 high-tech corridor.

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