Professor, Computer Security & Investigations

Fleming College

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November 15, 2020
Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
Job Type
Annual Salary
$66,555 to $115,378 annually
Hours per Week
Closing Date


Fleming is located in the heart of the Kawartha Lakes Region in Central Ontario... a beautiful place to live and work, surrounded by natural beauty and a mere 90 minutes north-east of Toronto. The College’s 6,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, including hundreds of international students from countries around the world, attend at campus locations in Peterborough, Lindsay, Haliburton and Cobourg. Fleming offers more than 100 full-time programs in Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, Fine Arts, General Arts and Science, Technology, Skilled Trades, Community Development, Health, Business, and Justice as well as other Continuing Education courses. We are also extremely proud of our more than 73,000 Fleming alumni who are contributing to their communities in the region, across the province and around the world.

At the School of Business and Information Technology we provide a unique and innovative learning environment for our students. We take pride in offering students real world learning, available only through the recent, related work experiences that faculty bring. As a Faculty member, you will play a key role by promoting academic excellence, developing an effective learning environment, and designing curriculum. Your previous working experiences will provide a broad range of practical knowledge to enhance the student learning experience. We welcome applications from experienced professionals to deliver courses in our Computer Security & Investigation program with Fleming’s School of Business and Information Technology.

Our 3- year Computer Security and Investigations diploma program offers students cutting edge subjects, from a cyber-security management and cyber incident response perspective. We prepare graduates to manage cyber risk through secure design of networks and systems; application of technical security controls; penetration and vulnerability testing; incident response and forensic investigation. In addition, during their final year of study, students have the opportunity to participate in an applied project or field placement focused on cyber security.

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As a key member of the Business and Information Technology team you will: provide academic leadership within teaching teams to ensure the consistent delivery of assigned courses; design, update and teach curriculum; and demonstrate teaching excellence through proven adaptability with diverse learners. You will play a key role by creating a learning environment that motivates and engages learners, using a variety of teaching methodologies and types of delivery, including lectures, labs, eLearning, and applied learning. You will contribute to cross-College discussions about curriculum, support our community integration initiatives and play an effective role in the delivery and design of current and future programming. Student assignments involve real world tasks and goals that are relevant to learner needs.

Due to year-round delivery of programs, this position may have teaching assigned through the summer and vacation will be taken at other times of the year. In addition to your 43 days of vacation each year, you will enjoy a number of other benefits working at Fleming College including: additional paid time off during our December holiday shutdown, a flexible work schedule, participation in our comprehensive benefits program, membership in our defined benefit pension plan, and opportunities for professional development.

Knowledge and Skills

You have master’s degree in computer science, or computer engineering with focus on Information or cyber security. a relevant combination of education and experience will also be considered. You successfully obtained one or more of the following certifications: CISSP; GIAC; SSCP; MCITP; MCM; CCNP-Security; or OSCP and a minimum of 5 years of recent related industry experience.  Additional relevant certifications will be considered assets.

Your practical and relevant industry experience includes experience in more than two of the following areas: Computer Science, Information Security, Criminology, Cloud Computing, Data Analytics, Cyber Security and Investigations, and computer forensics. Your C++ or python programming skills will be a definite asset.

Your attention to detail and dedication to quality complement your ability to generate practical projects and demonstrate knowledge of leading-edge methods and technologies. You have strong analytical, trouble shooting, project management, and mathematical abilities.  Your network of current industry contacts can facilitate opportunities for our students and graduates and open opportunities for the college in continuing education and contract training opportunities.

In addition to your experience, preference will be given to candidates with teaching, curriculum design, innovative development and delivery experience, either at the high school, post-secondary or corporate/industry levels.  Experience in adult learning and developing/delivering educational materials in alternative formats is a definite asset. To support our leading-edge strategy, we desire candidates with evidence of commitment and recent participation in on-going professional development.

This role requires self-motivation, flexibility and a passion for learning and student success. You have the drive to continuously learn and achieve results. You will focus on enhancing the student experience by creating a rich and open learning environment that embraces diversity and provides accessible, superior service to students. You are able to work independently and as part of a team and can effectively contribute to multidisciplinary teams utilizing your strong leadership and organizational skills.

Exceptional communication skills, including the ability to deliver and receive feedback, as well as interpersonal and critical thinking/problem solving skills are required. You are comfortable working with technology, including blended learning technologies, virtualization, and are self-sufficient with word processing, spreadsheets, presentation, architectural and design/simulation software, cloud applications, e-mail, and various web applications.

Please note that internal candidates will receive first consideration in accordance with our Academic Collective Agreement. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in Sir Sandford Fleming College.

Fleming College is committed to building diverse, equitable, inclusive, and accessible learning and working environments.  We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our Staff, our Faculty and our Administration including, but not limited to, women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to apply.

We believe in and promote the rights of all persons with disabilities and commit to ensuring accommodations available throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform our Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require to ensure your equal participation.  To obtain a copy of this document in another format please e-mail

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