Associate Professor in Cybersecurity - Virginia Tech in Falls Church Virginia

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Virginia Tech

Falls Church, Virginia 22040

United States


Detailed Job Description

Associate Professor in Cybersecurity

Dept. of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science (CS@VT) at Virginia Tech seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of cybersecurity, at the associate professor rank, on the campus of Virginia Tech in the National Capital region (NCR) located in Falls Church, VA. The successful candidate will contribute to the research and graduate programs in the NCR and collaborate with faculty at Virginia Tech’s campus in Blacksburg, VA. This position adds to the collaboration in cybersecurity between the Department of Computer Science and the Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE). Candidates should have research interests in systems and network security, trustworthy systems, software security, information security and privacy, or other topics relevant to national critical infrastructure. Candidates should have a record appropriate to an associate professor rank in scholarship, leadership, and interdisciplinary collaboration in cybersecurity. Ideal candidates combine cybersecurity with existing departmental strengths. See for additional information.

CS@VT has 35 tenure-track research oriented faculty including 12 NSF CAREER award winners, Ph.D. production among the top 30 in the USA, and annual research expenditures exceeding $6.5 million. The department collaborates with ECE in the newly established Ted and Karyn Hume Center for National Security and Technology ( and the NCR Program in Information Assurance with an associated Executive Master's degree and a graduate certificate program. The National Capitol Region campus ( is located near the Washington D.C. area and houses the Virginia Tech Research Center ( in Arlington, VA, enabling significant research opportunities in cyber-security. The new facility is within walking distance of the NSF, ONR, AFOSR, DARPA, and other agencies. CS@VT is part of the College of Engineering ( in a comprehensive research university with more than 26,000 students.

Salary for suitably qualified applicants is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Applications must be submitted online to for posting #0122357 or use this direct link ( Applicant screening will begin December 31, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Dennis Kafura, Search Committee Chair,

Virginia Tech is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.

Keyword Phrases

  • Computer Science
  • Cybersecurity
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume