FT Tenure Track Cybersecurity / Computer Science Faculty at SUNY Onondaga Community College

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Onondaga Community College, located in Syracuse, NY is currently recruiting for a FT Tenure Track Cybersecurity / Computer Science Faculty


The School of Applied Engineering Technology is pleased to invite applications for a full-time tenure track faculty appointment in Cybersecurity, Computer Science and Computer Information Systems disciplines.  Major responsibilities of this position include college-level teaching of Cybersecurity, Computer Science, and Computer Information Systems lecture and laboratory courses in such content areas as cybersecurity, networking, computer administration concepts, programming, software engineering, computer architecture, and several other areas. Additional responsibilities include academic advising, curriculum development, participation on committees, and collaboration with colleagues to assess student learning outcomes.


The successful candidate will be qualified to teach several of the following classes.  See Programs: Cybersecurity (A.S.) - SUNY Onondaga Community CollegeComputer Science (A.S.); Computer Information Systems (A.A.S.) 

  • CFS-140 Computer Forensics & Security
  • CFS-232 Cyber Crimes
  • CIS-170 Network Fundamentals
  • CIS-270 Routing & Switching
  • CIS-286 Systems Analysis and Design
  • CSC-110 Program Design & Development (Introductory C++)
  • CSC-111 Fundamentals of Computing I (Java)
  • CSC-112 Fundamentals of Computing II (Java)
  • CSC-211 Computer System Organization
  • CSC-220 Foundations of Computer Science
  • CSC-221 Software Engineering
  • CSC-250 Server Administration
  • CSC-263 C++ Programming (Advanced C++)
  • CSC-280 Python Programming
  • Other technical courses as necessary


  • Be responsive to student questions and available for student support;
  • Use appropriate technology to enhance learning;
  • Assess learning outcomes and adapt curriculum to meet learning objectives;
  • Demonstrate insight and encouragement in working with diverse student populations, especially students traditionally underrepresented in higher education;
  • Provide appropriate academic advising to students to support timely degree completion;
  • Be innovative in the presentation of lectures and hands-on learning activities that achieve learning outcomes;
  • Provide timely feedback on students' assignments and exams throughout each semester; and,
  • Be accountable to meet the needs of the Department and the College, including timely submission of grades and other required materials.

Remote Position


Min Compensation

USD $56,250.00/Yr.

Max Compensation

USD $56,250.00/Yr.



Appointment at the Rank of Assistant Professor:

Bachelor's degree in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Software Engineering or closely-allied field required.


Master's degree in Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Computer Science, Software Engineering or closely-allied field preferred, Industry recognized professional license or certification; with a minimum of 3 years of full-time employment in Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Computer Science, Software Engineering or closely-allied field.


Doctorate in Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Computer Science, Software Engineering or closely-allied field.



  • Background in teaching college level courses.
  • Demonstrated connections with local industry.
  • Bilingual in Spanish & English (English and another language also will be considered)


  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project);
  • Familiar with some or all of the following software programs:
    • Programming Languages - Java, C++ and Python
    • Networking
    • Network Security

Additional Information:

The 2023-2024 starting salary for the rank of Assistant Professor is $56,250.  Salaries for 2024-2025 are not yet available.  Full-time faculty can make an additional $15,000-$20,000 annually by teaching more than 15 credits in each regular semester and by teaching during off-hand (e.g., summer) periods.


Onondaga Community College offers a generous and competitive benefits package including:

New York State Teacher's Retirement System or TIAA enrollment
Excellent health and dental insurance plans (qualifying domestic partner included).


Questions can be directed to: hr@sunyocc.edu


Application Instructions:

Attach cover letter, resume and unofficial transcripts to application per the following link:



Official transcripts are due at time of hire.


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Onondaga Community College, located in Syracuse, NY, is a college of the State University of New York (SUNY) system and one of 30 locally sponsored community colleges throughout New York State. Onondaga County is our sponsor. We offer two-year degree programs that serve as transfer opportunities to baccalaureate degree programs at four-year campuses or for direct entry to the workforce. We also offer certificate programs that can generally be completed in one year. Onondaga is a diverse educational learning community. We are committed to creating and maintaining an atmosphere where individuality is not only recognized - but encouraged - to contribute to the fabric of the campus environment. We continue to serve the educational and economic development needs of the region and proudly boast more than 40,000 alumni.


Onondaga Community College does not discriminate against any persons of groups based on race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics or carrier status, military status (including US Veteran status), domestic violence victim status, prior criminal conviction, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Onondaga Community College complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination laws.


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