Cyber-security Instructor, University of Texas at San Antonio

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This job announcement is continuously advertised to fill vacancies for the COB-information Systems and Technology department throughout the academic year. If you meet minimum requirements, your application will be under ongoing review. If you are no longer available you may contact the UTSA Human Resources department at (210) 458-4250, or you may login to your account and withdraw your application.


Varies based upon course and program of study.

Hours per Week

10 hours per week.

Required Application Materials

Required Documents:

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter

Optional Documents:

  1. Letter of Reference 1
  2. Letter of Reference 2
  3. Letter of Reference 3

If including multiple documents, you will be required to attach all documents as one single PDF

Essential Functions

We are looking for instructors to teach:

IS 3033 - Operating Systems Security

IS 3423 - Network Security

IS 3513 - Introduction to Information Assurance and Security

IS 3523 - Intrusion Detection and Incident Response

IS 3043 - Secure Mobile App Development

IS 3433 - Introduction to Digital Forensics

IS 3533 - Cyber Law and Legal System

IS 3833 - Cyber Operations

IS 4463 - Web Application Security

IS 4473 - Information Assurance Policy

IS 4483 - Digital Forensic Analysis I

IS 4513 - Industrial Control Systems

IS 4523 - Digital Forensic Analysis II

IS 4533 - Malware Analysis

IS 4543 - Cyber Attack and Defend

Course descriptions are available at:

Example syllabi can be found at

Instructors are expected to ensure key learning objectives identified by the department chair and course coordinator are met through classroom instruction and instructional materials. Instructors may personalize their course's curriculum to capitalize on their subject matter expertise. Critical thinking and experiential learning should feature prominently in each course.

The UTSA Teaching & Learning Services team provides instructional resources and workshops to support instructors. A compilation of instruction resources are available at:

Required Qualifications

Master's Degree or higher in Cyber Security, Computer Science, or a related field.

Five years of teaching and/or work experience in one or more of the areas of specialization identified below :

  • Cybersecurity & networking fundamentals
  • Incident response & handling
  • Threat hunting
  • Digital forensics
  • Malware reverse engineering
  • Ethical hacking
  • Vulnerability assessment & penetration testing
  • Network security
  • Secure application development
  • Cyber law
  • Application security
  • Cybersecurity policy
  • Cyber risk management
  • Industrial control system security
  • Operating system security

At the department's discretion, additional education may substitute for required experience on a one for one basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctoral Degree in Cyber Security or a related field.

Additional Information

This posting covers the needs of two programs - UTSA's online cybersecurity degree, as well as UTSA's in-residence cybersecurity degree.

Instruction for the in-residence program may be in an online forum or in a face-to-face class. We often have offerings in both mediums for each class.

This posting will remain open and people will be hired as their qualifications meet instructional needs.

UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.

This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

EO/AA Statement

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, it is the policy of The University of Texas at San Antonio to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. The University is committed to the Affirmative Action Program in compliance with all government requirements to ensure nondiscrimination. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The UTSA campus is accessible to persons with disabilities.

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