Job ID: 160177

#605358 Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Cybersecurity

Northern Arizona University

  • Jun. 7, 2021
  • #605358 Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Cybersecurity
  • The School of Informatics, Computing, and Cyber Systems (SICCS)
  • Northern Arizona University
    Flagstaff , AZ
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Computer Engineering
    Computer Science

Northern Arizona University is a 29,569-student institution with its main campus in Flagstaff, a four-season community of about 70,000 at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks. NAU’s emphasis on undergraduate education is enhanced by its graduate programs and research as well as distance learning.

The School of Informatics, Computing, and Cyber Systems (SICCS) at Northern Arizona University seeks exceptional candidates with research and teaching interests directly related to cybersecurity, at the integrated interface between Computer Science, Engineering, Cryptography, Nanotechnologies, and Cybersecurity for an open rank tenure eligible faculty position. Exceptional candidates from all relevant areas will be considered, but specific topics of teaching and research interest include cybersecurity; micro and nanoelectronics; network security; hardware security; post quantum cryptography, quantum computing, and cryptographic systems.

The job includes teaching in the field of cybersecurity "in person" as well as "online," and to be engaged in collaborative research effort with NAU’s research team in related fields. SICCS brings together interdisciplinary expertise in cybersecurity, computer science, electrical engineering, informatics, and applied data science in the context of a large high-research public university. We offer a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees on these topics, offered by roughly fifty faculty to over 1000 undergraduates and 100 graduate students associates with the school. Our core mission is to integrate interdisciplinary developments in scientific and engineering knowledge around computation, data, and systems with traditional disciplines to drive breakthroughs that address key 21st-century challenges.

Our faculty are shaping SICCS’s ground-breaking research programs and the development of its interdisciplinary academic programs. They will also collaborate with researchers at institutes and centers across campus, including the Pathogen and Microbiome Institute, the Center for Bioengineering Innovation, the Merriam-Powell Center for Environmental Research, the Center for Materials Interfaces in Research and Applications (┬íMIRA!), and the Center for Ecosystem Science and Society.

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum qualifications for the rank of Assistant Professor are: An earned doctoral (Ph.D. or Sc.D.) degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, Cryptography, Nanotechnologies, or closely related area by August 16th, 2021. The candidate should have demonstrated experience in academia or industry, in teaching or research, in one or more of cybersecurity, cryptography, hardware security, cryptography, cryptographic systems, and/or network security.
Minimum qualifications for the rank of Associate Professor are: The previous qualifications for Assistant Professor AND Associate Professor rank with corresponding research and teaching experience Minimum qualifications for the rank of Professor are: All of the previous qualifications AND Professor rank with corresponding research and teaching experience.

Application Deadline:
This vacancy will be open until filled or closed. Review of applications will begin on June 28, 2021.

Annual Salary:
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and determined by professional rank at hire.
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  • NAU is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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