Miami University, Computer Science & Software Engineering

Position ID:Miami University-CSE-DIRCYBERSECURITY [#19976]
Position Title: Director of Cybersecurity
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Oxford, Ohio 45056, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computer Science / Cybersecurity
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2021/10/08)
Position Description:    

Computer Science & Software Engineering: Associate or Full Professor to teach, advise, and provide an active program of scholarship and service to the profession and the university. This candidate will provide leadership as the Director of the Center for Cyber Security within the College of Engineering and Computing. The Director should also have a strong commitment to advance the principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism across the center, both externally and internally. The appointment will begin Spring Semester 2022.

The College of Engineering and Computing is creating a Center for Cybersecurity. Center goals include the addition of an in-residence undergraduate program leading to a bachelor’s and master’s degree in cybersecurity to existing strong programs in computer science and software engineering and building a strong research presence in the area of cybersecurity. The center will also offer online graduate level courses targeted at industry professionals to deepen their knowledge of cybersecurity and/or students seeking foundational knowledge necessary to conduct graduate level research in cybersecurity.

Required: Ph.D. in cybersecurity, computer science, computer engineering, cyberinfrastructure, information technology or a closely related field. Appointment as Full Professor requires documented excellence in teaching and research. Consideration may be given to candidates with a strong record of academic accomplishment, collaboration, forward-looking vision to develop a Center of Excellence for Cybersecurity, and significant experience in cybersecurity related research and/or education. Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy and a one-page diversity statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service to Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in the application. Inquiries may be addressed to Dr. Eric Bachmann at Screening of applications will begin October 25, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

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