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Cybersecurity (11774)

The School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering (CIDSE), one of the six Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU) seeks applicants for tenure-track/tenured faculty positions in CybersecurityAreas of interest include resilience, security, privacy and interoperability in computing and cyber systems.

CIDSE currently leads the multidisciplinary Information Assurance Center and Center for Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics at ASU.  These centers frequently engage in collaborative activities with the School of Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering, W. P. Carey School of Business, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, School of Criminology and Criminal Science, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law and School of Sustainability. The successful candidates will be encouraged to participate in and expand these collaborations.

Appointments will be at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank commensurate with the candidate’s experience and accomplishments, beginning August 2017.

Faculty members are expected to develop an internationally recognized and externally funded research program, develop and teach graduate and undergraduate courses, advise and mentor graduate and undergraduate students, and undertake service activities. ASU strongly encourages transdisciplinary collaboration and use-inspired, socially-relevant research. Successful candidates will be encouraged to expand expertise and collaborations in these areas.

Required qualifications:

  • An earned Ph.D., or terminal degree, in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a closely related field
  • Demonstrated evidence of research capability and commitment to teaching excellence

Desired qualifications:

  • Record of acquiring external funding and publication in top-tier journals/conferences as appropriate to the candidate’s rank
  • Commitment to participating on and leading transdisciplinary teams addressing problems of high societal impact

How to apply:

To apply, please visit engineering.asu.ed/hiring and submit the following materials to the email specified for Cybersecurity (11774):

  • Cover letter
  • Current CV
  • Statements describing research and teaching interests
  • Contact information for three references

Review of applications will begin on December 9, 2016; if not filled, reviews will continue on the 1st and 15th of each month until the search is closed.

For more information or questions about this position, please contact the search committee chair, Professor Gail-Joon Ahn,

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.  See ASU’s full non-discrimination statement (ACD 401) and the Title IX statement.

ASU offers applicants an opportunity to voluntarily disclose information for the University’s affirmative action plan; applicants may complete an EEO survey for the position they are applying for online.

Information you’ll need to complete the survey:
Job Number:                        11774      
Job Title:                               Cybersecurity
Department Name:             Engineering