Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Public Policy

Position ID:GaTech-School of Public Policy-TTF [#23716]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Cybersecurity and Privacy Policy (Open Rank)
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Atlanta, Georgia 30332, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Cyber Security / privacy
Appl Deadline:2022/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/11/14, finished 2023/06/03)
Position Description:   URMs  

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The Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of Public Policy (SPP) is seeking applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position. We are seeking a Ph.D. or JD with research expertise in the law, policy or governance of information, and communications security and privacy. Candidates who specialize in FinTech or AI and algorithmic regulation, or health informatics are encouraged to apply. We accept applicants from a variety of disciplinary and field perspectives in keeping with the interdisciplinary profile of our School. A successful candidate will be able to contribute to teaching and service in our growing Master’s degree program in Cybersecurity Policy. Job duties will include research, teaching and advising students, and service activities at Georgia Tech.

The School’s work in these areas benefits from synergy with Georgia Tech’s world class degree programs and research activities in cybersecurity, international relations, computer science, and biomedical engineering. In 2021, Georgia Tech established a new School devoted to Cybersecurity and Privacy and a joint appointment is possible.

Applicants should submit: 1) a cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) up to three publications; 4) a research statement, including descriptions of future research plans; 5) a teaching statement, including descriptions of teaching interests; and 6) names and contact information of three academic references.

Please apply using the on-line application process at: Direct any questions by email to with “PUBP Cybersecurity” in the subject line.

Applicants are encouraged to apply by December 1, 2022 for optimal consideration; however, the search will continue until the position is filled.

An earned terminal degree is required by the start of the appointment, and state law requires a background check to be completed prior to employment.

The School of Public Policy ( has 40 faculty members and we instruct students in undergraduate, masters, and Ph.D. programs. Our work benefits from synergies with Georgia Tech’s world-class engineering, sciences, data analytics and computer science, design and planning, and business programs, and a tradition of innovative interdisciplinary research. Georgia Tech is a top-ranked public research university situated in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city with great economic and cultural strengths. The Institute is a member of the University System of Georgia, the Georgia Research Alliance, and the Association of American Universities. Georgia Tech prides itself on its technology resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants are encouraged to describe their understanding of, prior engagement in, and plans for future activities to support DEI in their cover letter.

Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institution activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.

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