Lab Instructor - Cyber Security

at  Higher Colleges of Technology

UAE, , United Arab Emirates -

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Immediate07 Aug, 2024Not Specified09 May, 20243 year(s) or aboveCissp,Multi Cultural Environment,Digital Forensics,Incident Response,Learning Outcomes,Cloud Security,Computer Science,Information Technology,Network Security,Software,Ethical Hacking,Communication Skills,Learning Environment,Constructive FeedbackNoNo
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A lab instructor is sought to support students and faculty of the Computer Information Science division. The candidate will lead lab sessions and provide hands-on instruction in all areas of cybersecurity and mentor students through assignments or projects. The candidate will foster a positive and collaborative learning environment that ignites a passion for learning with students.

In support of Emiratization, HCT may exercise flexibility with the experience or education requirement in order to recruit UAE National candidates who show potential for success in the role.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field. An MSc degree is advantageous.
  • Relevant certifications in cybersecurity (e.g., CompTIA Security+, CEH, CISSP) are highly desirable.


  • Preference is given to candidates with at least 3 years of industry experience in a cybersecurity company / setting, with a solid understanding of security protocols, cyber threats, and defense mechanisms.
  • Strong technical skills, including proficiency in various cybersecurity tools and software.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and a demonstrated competency to interact with people at all levels of the organisation
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team in a multi-cultural environment
  • The ability to cope with pressure in a positive manner while working to deadlines within a busy and demanding environment
  • A demonstrated willingness to engage in professional development activities in order to improve current skills and acquire new skills, and to adapt to the evolving needs of the organization
  • Previous teaching or instructional experience in a lab setting is advantageous
  • Deliver hands-on instruction in cybersecurity practices, including but not limited to ethical hacking, network security, digital forensics, cloud security, and incident response. Focusing on student’s practical application and skill development.
  • May contribute to the design, development, and update of lab exercises, assignments, and projects in line with current cybersecurity trends and technologies.
  • Maintain and update lab hardware and software to ensure a productive learning environment that mirrors current industry standards.
  • Implement and oversee safety and security protocols in the lab, ensuring a secure and ethical learning environment.
  • Manage the scheduling of lab sessions to optimize resources and student learning outcomes.
  • Provide one-on-one assistance to students during lab sessions, offering guidance and feedback to facilitate learning.
  • Assess student performance through practical tests, lab assignments, and projects, providing constructive feedback to promote improvement.
  • Stay abreast of the latest developments in cybersecurity, including emerging threats, technologies, and best practices.
  • Collaborate with faculty members to ensure curriculum relevance and to enhance interdisciplinary learning opportunities,

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  • Bachelor’s degree in Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field. An MSc degree is advantageous.
  • Relevant certifications in cybersecurity (e.g., CompTIA Security+, CEH, CISSP) are highly desirable


Min:3.0Max:8.0 year(s)

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UAE, United Arab Emirates