Georgia State University, Computer Science

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Position ID:GSU-CS-2020TCVECYBER [#15016]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor (Cybersecurity)
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Atlanta, Georgia 30303, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computer Science / Cybersecurity
Appl Deadline:2020/02/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/10/28, finished 2020/08/02)
Position Description:   URMs  

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Georgia State University, Transcultural Conflict and Violence
Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Position: Cybersecurity
GSU Position: 21-065

Be part of the growing faculty at the heart of Georgia State University’s national leadership in innovation, research growth, and the academic success of diverse populations. At Georgia State University, you will play a central role in Georgia State’s strategic goals of using collaborative team-based research to tackle the most challenging issues of the 21st century and demonstrating that students from all backgrounds can achieve academic and career success at high rates.

Georgia State University is seeking to hire an assistant/associate professor to support its Transcultural Conflict and Violence initiative (TCV) to begin in August 2020, pending budgetary approval.  TCV is an interdisciplinary team of scholars working in the fields of Anthropology, Communications Studies, Computer Science, Global Studies, Political Science, and Psychology and a dozen competitively selected Presidential Doctoral Fellows.  Recently Funded by DHS, DOD, DOJ, DOE, US Institute of Peace, NSF, NIJ, and the British Foreign Council, among others, TCV faculty and students examine the causes, effects, and response strategies associated with a wide range of issues associated with transcultural conflict and violence (  

We are seeking candidates with established publication and national/industry funding records at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Cybersecurity. Applicants should have technical and methodological expertise related to cybersecurity detection and prevention. They must also have a demonstrated ability or plan for working in multidisciplinary teams. All areas within cybersecurity will be considered, with special consideration given to candidates with expertise in AI, machine learning, and text, image, and video processing. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in computer science or related discipline from a nationally accredited university or international equivalent. Ideal candidates will possess strong theoretical development skills and be able to apply cutting-edge methodologies. 

GSU’s Department of Computer Science (, consisting of 23 research active tenure-track and 6 teaching faculty, offers programs leading to the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. The Ph.D. program, which first admitted students in 2001, has produced over 140 graduates and has a current enrollment of over 80. The department’s Ph.D. program is nationally competitive and ranks among the best in the Southeast, according to National Research Council data. The M.S. program has over 100 students with recently introduced Security and Privacy and Big Data and Machine Learning concentrations. The B.S. program is the second largest in the university with over 1950 majors.

Applicants should register with (the registration is free) and upload (1) a cover letter, (2) an academic CV, (3) statement of research interests, (4) teaching statement that includes candidate’s experience mentoring students under-represented in the sciences, and (5) names and contact information of at least three references.

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Further Info:
Department of Computer Science
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 5060
Atlanta, GA 30302-5060