Daytona State College – Daytona Beach, Florida

IT Faculty (Digital Forensics)

Information Technology Faculty # 10867
School of Information and Engineering Technology
Fall 2020

Do you want to create a supportive, inclusive and engaging environment for our students? Do you want to instill in students a love for life-long learning and an ability to think critically? If so, then DSC may be the place for you.

We are looking for an enthusiastic faculty member with a passion to teach courses in information technology, information security, and digital forensics.  Our college values diversity; excellence in instruction; service and professional development; academic freedom; and going above and beyond for our students. We want to deliver the best instruction to them.  Is that you?  Then take advantage of this unique opportunity and join our team.

Offering more than 100 certificate, associate and bachelor’s degree programs, Daytona State College has responded to the education and workforce training needs in our region for more than 60 years. The college enrolls nearly 25,000 students annually at its seven instructional sites, with graduates serving in critical fields including health care, emergency services, business, education, hospitality, engineering, technology and more. 

DSC is consistently ranked in the top tier of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs. The online Nursing and Engineering Technology degrees are ranked as the No. 1 most affordable programs of their kind, and lists DSC as one of Florida’s Top Online Colleges and Schools, covering all accredited universities and colleges in the state. Additionally, the U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center has ranked DSC among the top 50 most affordable public four-year institutions in the country, with tuition that is less than half the national average. And for three years in a row, U.S. News & World Report has ranked DSC among its Top Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans. DSC is a student-centered institution committed to open access, excellence in teaching and learning, and, foremost, student success. The College offers a full range of social and cultural activities that include our internationally recognized Southeast Museum of Photography, a state-of-the-art fitness and aquatic facility, an athletic program with 10 varsity sports, and a performing arts center that hosts theatrical, musical and dance productions throughout the year. Admission to most of these events is free for DSC employees.

Required Qualifications:  This position requires the candidate to hold a Master’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Digital Security and/or Forensics or similar field of study. Candidates with a technical degree and with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline will be considered. Preference will be given to those candidates who have taught online courses as well as candidates who have taught at the Community College or University level. 

Rank:  Appointment level to any faculty position is dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Salary:  Nine-month position.  Competitive salary depending on experience.  The College also provides a comprehensive benefits package.

Tenure and Promotion:  Tenure and promotion are awarded based on a review by a college-wide committee of the candidate’s contributions to service, pedagogy and scholarship. 

Posted Date:  4/22/2020                                                                       Closing Date:  Open until filled  

                                                                                                                     Application review to begin 5/22/2020

Rewards package, features: 

  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • Generous paid time off – sick leave, personal days, spring break, winter break, and other holidays
  • Florida Retirement System (FRS) 
  • Free wellness membership at our Lemerand Center 
  • Education Reimbursement and Professional development opportunities 

Key Responsibilities:  Faculty will prepare for and teach assigned courses, hold required office hours which include participation in the academic advising process. Faculty will attend program, school, and college meetings as requested or required and maintain an active program of professional development. In addition, faculty will participate in the promotion and tenure process. Participation in the institutional effectiveness process and serving on committees at the program, school, or college level is also required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  The successful candidate should have knowledge of current practices and methods used in the field of Digital Forensics and Security as well as depth of knowledge allowing the candidate to teach support classes in this field (examples would be Linux, Unix, Computer Programming, Networking, or other topics that support the primary field of study); ability to establish and maintain effective professional relationships with students, colleagues and supervisors; ability to communicate clearly, effectively and professionally through oral and written communications; commitment to the college mission, innovative and effective teaching, sustained and significant professional development, and service to the College. 

For consideration, applicants must submit an online application at Applicants may also upload his/her cover letter, resume, websites with professional and student work, and transcripts of all degrees and coursework. Application must include the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references. If formal education occurred at an international institution, a copy of the degree evaluation must be uploaded and submitted with the online application. Candidates will not be considered if copies of transcripts (and / or third-party evaluations) are not furnished by the position closing date. Any candidate hired must supply official transcripts within 30 days of employment.       

Criminal background checks are required.