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Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science

Tenure-Track Positions in Cyber Security (pcp120105)

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The Department of Computer Science of the University of Texas at Dallas invites applications from outstanding applicants for tenure track positions in the area of cyber security. Candidates must have a PhD degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering or equivalent. The positions are open for applicants at all ranks. Candidates for senior positions must have a distinguished research and publication record, and demonstrated leadership ability in developing and expanding (funded) research programs. An endowed chair may be available for highly qualified senior candidates. Junior candidates must show outstanding promise.

Cyber security is an active area of research in the Department engaging more than half dozen faculty members in the Cyber Security Research Center (CSRC). Primary research areas include Data and Applications Security and Privacy, Programming Language Security, Systems Security and Network Security, among others. The cyber security team has obtained substantial funding from Federal, State and Industry including AFOSR, NSF, IARPA, NASA, NGA, NIH, DARPA, ONR, DHS and EPA. UTD is an NSA/DHS center of excellence in both cyber security education and research and is a recipient of a major "Scholarship for Service" award from NSF. The Department offers a minor as well as a certificate in cyber security at the Bachelor's level. It offers a cyber security specialization as well as a graduate certificate program at the Master's level. Cyber security research is central to the Department's and University's long term strategic plan, and significant investments are planned over the next few years. For additional information please visit the Cyber Security Research Center web site at http://csrc.utdallas.edu/.

The Department offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees both in Computer Science and Software Engineering, as well as in interdisciplinary fields of Telecom Engineering and Computer Engineering. Currently the Department has a total of 43 tenure-track faculty members and 11 senior lecturers. The department is housed in a spacious 150,000 square feet facility and has excellent computing equipment and support. The department also houses the Center for NetCentric Systems and the Institute for Human Language Technology.

The University is located in the most attractive suburbs of the Dallas metropolitan area. There are over 800 high-tech companies within few miles of the campus, including Texas Instruments, Alcatel, Ericsson, Hewlett-Packard, Nokia, Fujitsu, Raytheon, Rockwell Collins, Cisco, etc. Almost all the country's leading telecommunication's companies have major research and development facilities in our neighborhood. Opportunities for joint university-industry research projects are excellent. The Department received more than $18 Million in new research funding in the last 18 months. The University and the State of Texas are also making considerable investment in commercialization of technology developed in University labs, with a new start-up business incubation center opened in September 2011.

The Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science, where the CS Department is housed, has experienced very rapid growth in recent years. The University and the State of Texas are investing significant resources to move towards a Tier 1 status. For more information, contact Gopal Gupta, Department Head, via email at gupta@utdallas.edu, or send e-mail to cs-search@ utdallas.edu, or view the Internet Web page at http://cs.utdallas.edu for the Computer Science Department and http://csrc.utdallas.edu/ for CSRC.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Indication of gender and ethnicity for affirmative action statistical purposes is requested as part of the application.

The University of Texas at Dallas is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, Vietnam era or special disabled veteran’s status, or sexual orientation.

To apply for this position, applicants should submit their resume and contact information for at least three professional references via the ONLINE APPLICATION FORM available below.

Posted on: Jan 05, 2012

This position is closed and no longer accepting applications. This page is still available for reference.

The University of Texas at Dallas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, pregnancy, age, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.