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CUNY Adjunct Faculty Open Rank – Cybersecurity (multiple positions) in New York, New York

Adjunct Faculty Open Rank – Cybersecurity (multiple positions)

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Guttman Community College

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Stella and Charles Guttman Community College at CUNY seeks adjunct faculty to teach in the Cybersecurity track of the Guttman’s Information Technology program of study. Topical course areas include cybersecurity, computer forensics, penetration testing, computer networking, Java programming, web technologies, systems analysis and design, and operating systems.

The IT Program at Guttman uses interdisciplinary and experiential approaches to lay a technological and digital knowledge base leading to further study, professional advancement, and the opportunity to specialize in cybersecurity. Blending theory and practice, the inclusive, high-impact curriculum ensures consistent opportunities for students to experience and apply the information and skills they acquire.

We are seeking adjuncts with availability to teach throughout the 2023-2024 academic year, during: Fall 1 Session (9/08/2023 to 12/18/2023), Fall 2 session (1/03/2024 to 2/23/2024), Spring 1 session (3/04/2024 to 6/16/2024), and Spring 2 session (6/20/2024 to 8/08/2024). Additionally, candidates are sought with availability to teach courses in the evenings, on weekends, and in multiple modalities including in-person, hybrid and online.

Adjunct faculty perform teaching and guidance duties related to the courses listed below. Day, evening, and weekend teaching may be required. Online teaching may also be required. The successful candidate will bring expertise in networking, cybersecurity, computer engineering or other fields that reflect qualification for and interest in this position. Moreover, the candidate should feel comfortable teaching a working adult population.

In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to use effective pedagogical and technology-based strategies that enable the success of all students. Guttman Community College is a federally-designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) with a culturally diverse student body of 1,000 students drawn from across New York City. The College strives to create and to maintain an inclusive learning environment. Please visit our website for the latest information on Guttman’s academic model, enrollment and student data to learn more about our growing institution: .

Adjunct faculty perform teaching and guidance duties related to the courses listed below.


  • INFT 102: Hardware & Software

  • INFT 203: Introduction to Management Information Systems

  • INFT 215: Operating Systems

  • INFT 217: Computer Networking

  • INFT 202: Database Management & Design

  • INFT 216: Network & Security

  • INFT 225: Operating Systems II

  • INFT 226: Network & Security II

  • INFT 236: Penetration Testing

  • INFT 239: Introduction to Computer Forensics

  • INFT 256: Cybersecurity Capstone Course


The Stella and Charles Guttman Community College is a beacon of innovation and knowledge creation in higher education, a two-year college where evidence-based high-impact practices in curriculum design and delivery permeate the educational model and have yielded graduation rates that are the highest in CUNY’s community college sector and above the national average. Located in midtown Manhattan, Guttman draws a culturally diverse student body from across New York City and is a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution.

The College is committed to using a range of innovative approaches to achieve its goals and to improve student persistence, retention, completion, and transfer. The centerpiece of Guttman’s educational model is an integrated first-year core curriculum, where students examine current world issues and use New York City as a living text and laboratory. Thus, connecting information and concepts across multiple disciplines, contexts, and perspectives. This immersive approach equips Guttman students with the foundation of knowledge and skills essential to their intellectual, social, civic, and professional endeavors in and beyond the classroom. The College admitted its first cohort of 300 students in August 2012 and has established an enrollment target of 5,000 students in the coming years. Before applying, candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the Stella and Charles Guttman Community College website ( ) to learn more about the institution.


For Adjunct Assistant Professor, Adjunct Associate Professor, or Adjunct Professor:

Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Also required is the ability to teach successfully.

For Adjunct Lecturer:

Bachelor's degree in area(s) of expertise, and the ability to teach successfully.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree, plus six years of relevant industry experience. Experience teaching in a community college and working in cybersecurity.

Demonstrated ability in most of the following:

  • Teaching students of diverse racial, ethnic, linguistic and educational backgrounds

  • Active, student-centered pedagogy and significant student mentoring experience

  • Use of current technology as it supports teaching and learning


  • Adjunct Lecturer: ($91.67 per hour)

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor: ($100.00 per hour)

  • Adjunct Associate Professor: ($108.33 per hour)

  • Adjunct Professor: ($112.50 per hour)

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


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