Georgetown University, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service

463 14342
Position ID:Georgetown-SFS-CYBERAI [#14342]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Washington, District of Columbia 20057, United States [map]
Subject Areas: International Relations / Security Studies
Computer Science / Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Machine Learning
Appl Deadline:2019/10/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/08/26, finished 2020/02/14, listed until 2019/10/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

The Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University invites applications for an assistant professor, tenure-line position in cybersecurity and artificial intelligence. The ideal candidate would have an impressive record of scholarship and publication in the areas of cyber and/or A.I., a clear upward academic trajectory, and real practical knowledge of national and international security policy. The successful candidate would be expected to teach courses in both cybersecurity and A.I. as they intersect with international security affairs, and would have enough relevant technical skills (such as computer forensics on the cybersecurity side, or neural networks, machine learning, and deep learning on the A.I. side) to teach in both of those areas. The candidate would also apply such knowledge in his or her research and publications, and have the scholarly promise to eventually achieve tenure. 

The search committee welcomes applications from young scholars – i.e., junior faculty, recent Ph.D.s, or those who expect their Ph.D. by time of appointment – who are poised to help define the emerging academic fields of cybersecurity and A.I. in the coming years. The teaching load is two courses per semester, which will include contributions to the Security Studies Program M.A. curriculum. 

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a representative writing sample, three letters of recommendation, and if possible, evidence of teaching record (syllabi, course evaluations, etc.). All applications and supporting materials must be submitted through the following link: Faxed, emailed, or mailed applications will not be accepted. 

Applications accepted immediately with review beginning on October 1, 2019. Invited interviews will occur shortly thereafter.  

Questions about the online application should be directed to Sarah Krauss, Director of Faculty Affairs at Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Elizabeth Saunders at 

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.

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School of Foreign Service
Georgetown University
37th and O Sts, NW
Suite 301 ICC
Washington, DC 20057

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