Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Cybersecurity and Privacy

Position ID:GaTech-SCP-TTF24 [#26279]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Faculty Positions
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Atlanta, Georgia 30332, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Cyber Security / content regulation, Ecommerce, FinTech, privacy, social justice
Security and Privacy
Information Security and Privacy / Information Security and Privacy
Appl Deadline:2024/02/01 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/10/18, listed until 2024/02/01)
Position Description:    

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Georgia Tech prides itself on its technological resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to building an outstanding and diverse community of learning, discovery, and creation. We strongly encourage applicants whose values align with our institutional values, as outlined in our Strategic Plan. These values include academic excellence, diversity of thought and experience, inquiry and innovation, collaboration and community, and ethical behavior and stewardship. Georgia Tech has policies to promote a healthy work-life balance and is aware that attracting faculty may require meeting the needs of two careers. 

About Georgia Tech 

Georgia Tech is a top-ranked public research university situated in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city with numerous economic and cultural strengths. The Institute serves more than 45,000 students through top-ranked undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs in engineering, computing, science, business, design, and liberal arts. Georgia Tech¿s faculty attracted more than $1.4 billion in research awards this past year in fields ranging from biomedical technology to artificial intelligence, energy, sustainability, semiconductors, neuroscience, and national security. Georgia Tech ranks among the nation's top 20 universities for research and development spending and No. 1 among institutions without a medical school. 

Georgia Tech's Mission and Values
Georgia Tech's mission is to develop leaders who advance technology and improve the human condition. The Institute has nine key values that are foundational to everything we do: 1. Students are our top priority. 2. We strive for excellence. 3. We thrive on diversity. 4. We celebrate collaboration. 5. We champion innovation. 6. We safeguard freedom of inquiry and expression. 7. We nurture the wellbeing of our community. 8. We act ethically. 9. We are responsible stewards. Over the next decade, Georgia Tech will become an example of inclusive innovation, a leading technological research university of unmatched scale, relentlessly committed to serving the public good; breaking new ground in addressing the biggest local, national, and global challenges and opportunities of our time; making technology broadly accessible; and developing exceptional, principled leaders from all backgrounds ready to produce novel ideas and create solutions with real human impact.

About the School of Cybersecurity and Privacy at the Georgia Institute of Technology

The School of Cybersecurity and Privacy, ranked #2 in Cybersecurity, is one of five schools in the #6 ranked College of Computing. Founded in September 2020, it builds on the strong foundation and continued success of the cybersecurity research, education, and service efforts at Georgia Tech that began more than twenty years ago. SCP consists of 25+ faculty working to fulfill a mission of ¿Building security in everything, for everyone, every day. We believe that societal problems require multidisciplinary solutions, that rigorous research can be inspired everyday problems, that developing tomorrow's leaders requires revolutionizing security education, and that together we can create a more secure future. Our faculty teach topics in public policy, law, international affairs, engineering, and computing in order develop the next generation of leaders who solve societal problems from cybercrime to trustworthy AI and who are trained to not only ask does it work but importantly, is it secure?

Job Summary

We seek exceptional candidates in all areas of Cybersecurity and Privacy as well as candidates exploring emerging or interdisciplinary topics that push the boundaries of these fields. In addition to building an active research program in these areas, successful candidates will also teach undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as perform service roles across the school, the college, and the institute.


 In addition to building an active research program, successful candidates will also teach undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as perform service roles across the school, the college, and the institute.

 Job Location

 Atlanta, Georgia


Required Qualifications


Applicants are required to have (or expected to receive before start of appointment) an earned Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in Computing, Operations research, Artificial intelligence and data science, Electrical and computer engineering, Cognitive science and psychology, Law, Public Policy, Political science and international relations, Business, Management, or related field.


Application Requirements


Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a description of teaching interests as well as their advising/mentoring philosophy, and the names and contact information for at least three references. Application materials should be submitted as .PDF files via Job ID 264576


Applications will be considered until the positions are filled. An earned doctorate is required by the start of the appointment, and a background check must be completed prior to beginning employment. Applications received by December 31, 2023 will receive full consideration for hiring.


Contact Information


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Equal Employment Opportunity


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 institutional programs, 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 faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests. 


Georgia Tech is a member of the University System of Georgia (USG), where every member of the community is required to adhere to the USG Statement of Core Values – Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect – that form and guide the daily work of the organization. USG and its institutions foster an environment where all members of the USG community are free to share ideas and opinions. Learn more about Academic Freedom and Freedom of Expression.


Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
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756 West Peachtree St.
Atlanta, GA 30332