Brandeis University’s Graduate Professional Studies (GPS) is looking for an industry leader to develop and teach in our Information Security Leadership Master’s Program. Brandeis University is consistently ranked among the nation’s top universities, and our online courses are developed using best practices in online learning. Information about Brandeis University and Graduate Professional Studies can be found online.
About the course:
RIAS 110:Identity Management and Access Control, an elective in the Information Security Leadership Master’s Program, covers the concepts and practices of using user access control techniques and mechanisms to appropriately address security requirements such as confidentiality, integrity, authentication, authorization, and accountability. Concepts explored include common IT security challenges; the role of cryptography; access control principles, mechanisms, and techniques related to user identification and strategies for enabling stronger authentication using Public-Key Infrastructure (PKI), smartcards, and biometrics; enterprise identity management concepts; and industry standards for enabling identity provisioning, single sign-on, and federation.
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
Determine and develop policies for enterprise level user identity access management considering legal and regulatory obligations as well as enterprise risk requirements.
Identify a conceptual architecture including cryptographic requirements to support secure communication channels ensuring confidentiality, integrity, authentication, and non-repudiation.
Develop a conceptual architecture including transport-level security requirements with confidentiality, integrity, and authentication of data in transit web or peer-to-peer structures.
Develop a conceptual architecture with transport-level security requirements to support the security of a company's credit card transactions with its banks.
Identify the security standards and technology components that need to be in place to ensure that the overall security and access control are not compromised.
Analyze strategies for enabling the multi-factor authentication using multiple methods such as Smart cards and Biometrics.
Qualified candidates will have Subject Matter Qualifications in the following areas:
Current active employment in the Information Security Leadership field, or related industry
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in computer security and information assurance or demonstrated experience in security operations or security and technology audit
Familiar with the following:
Technology Operations or Security Operations or Security Management or Legal and Compliance with a Security/Privacy focus or technology/security audit
Identity and access management and I&AM solutions
Cryptography and cryptanalysis and the application of cryptography in business
Processes and approach to creating/developing PKI or cypto program or management in an organization
Ability to communicate the domains of security
Strong written communication skills
Ability to communicate effectively across multiple levels of an organization.
Minimum of a Master’s degree
Teaching experience preferred; online teaching or learning experience preferred
General responsibilities include:
For new courses requiring development:
Design a syllabus following program chair guidance and the syllabus template
Create content that aligns with course outcomes and offers the author’s experiences and perspectives on key points
For all courses - develop and deliver the course according to our teaching standards, which include actively facilitating online discussions, providing relevant and timely feedback on student work, reporting grades, and discussing student issues with staff
Create or refine and facilitate the course site in the Moodle learning management system
General skill requirements include:
Strong interpersonal skills when relating to students
The ability to communicate effectively in writing, including conveying complex information and promoting in-depth engagement on course topics
The ability to devote adequate time to courses, including responding to students and providing meaningful feedback in a timely manner
About the Master’s in Information Security Leadership Program:
Graduates of the Brandeis MS in Information Security Leadership are empowered with the confidence of a top-tier master’s to lead through any cybersecurity challenge, and to influence decisions for risk prevention. Through the program, graduates are prepared to oversee the information security life cycle of an organization, including planning, acquisition, development and evolution of secure infrastructures.
All GPS Master’s courses are 10-weeks long and taught asynchronously in the online learning environment with no set days or times for interaction.
About GPS Faculty:
GPS Faculty instructors are active practitioners in the industries that align with our programs and have the professional expertise to bring to course discussions and threads. Instructors are part time and work fully online, with no requirement to appear on campus. Our faculty have earned at least a master’s degree with many holding terminal academic degrees and industry-specific credentials. Previous experience teaching online is not required; GPS offers a comprehensive training program for qualified applicants.
How to apply:
GPS welcomes applications for its adjunct faculty pool on an ongoing basis. The application process consists of the online application and, if subject matter qualifications are met, a series of interviews at the discretion of the Program Chair and the Associate Directory of Faculty Operations. Complete your application online.
About Brandeis University - Graduate Professional Studies
As a medium-sized private research university with global reach, we are dedicated to first-rate undergraduate education while making groundbreaking discoveries. Four major academic units with 3,600 undergraduates and 2,050 graduate students comprise the University: the College of Arts and Sciences, the Heller School for Social Policy and Management, the International Business School, and the Rabb School of Continuing Studies. In 1985, Brandeis was elected to membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which represents the 62 leading research universities in the United States and Canada. Brandeis has been ranked among the top 35 national universities by U.S. News & World Report every year since the rankings’ inception. Our 235-acre campus is located in the suburbs of Boston, a global hub for higher education and innovation. Our faculty are leaders in their fields, as passionate about teaching and mentorship as they are about pushing the boundaries of knowledge. Our students are motivated, compassionate, curious and open to exploring new and challenging experiences. Brandeis was founded in 1948 as a nonsectarian university under the sponsorship of th...e American Jewish community to embody its highest ethical and cultural values and to express its gratitude to the United States through the traditional Jewish commitment to education. By being a nonsectarian university that welcomes students, teachers and staff of every nationality, religion and orientation, Brandeis renews the American heritage of cultural diversity, equal access to opportunity and freedom of expression.