Tenure Track Faculty
Company: RIT Inn and Conference Center
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Detailed Job Description
The Global Cybersecurity Institute (GCI) at RIT invites
applications for an Endowed full-time tenured professor or
associate professor position. We encourage candidates with
significant track records in external funding and highly recognized
research outputs with a focus in, but not limited to: usable
security, applied cryptography, games and cybersecurity, software
security, network and system security, and the intersection of
cybersecurity and artificial intelligence.
RIT is making a major investment in cybersecurity, spurred by a
recent gift of $20 million by alumnus Austin McChord and a $5
million investment by New York State. We just opened a new
50,000-sq. ft. building wing dedicated to the new Global
Cybersecurity Institute (GCI), helping to further establish RIT as
a leader in this field. Currently, we have 27 faculty members from
across RIT working to address the growing challenges in
cybersecurity with an interdisciplinary approach. Please visit
for more information about cybersecurity at RIT.
The successful candidate will be granted an endowed position
with dedicated research funding and additional salary commensurate
with the role they will play in leading major research initiatives
in cybersecurity. The candidate may be hired into any department in
RIT, and will be expected to collaborate across the university to
advance research and education in cybersecurity and be a
cornerstone in the growth of GCI.
Academic year start date is 8/11/2021. An earlier start date is
Required Minimum Qualifications
- PhD in computing or a related discipline by date of
- At least six years of experience as a tenure-track or tenured
faculty member at a research-oriented university or equivalent
experience as a researcher in industry.
- Recent scholarly dissemination record that demonstrates an
exceptional ability to conduct and publish high-impact
peer-reviewed research in cybersecurity, from the perspective of
the candidate's discipline of expertise. Scholarly dissemination
includes presentations in academic conferences, publications in
peer-reviewed journals, or development of peer-reviewed software
products or data sets.
- Outstanding record of establishing and running an independent,
externally funded research program.
- Ability to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and
a record of successful mentorship of junior researchers.
- Record of leadership and collaboration in research and an
interest in working in a collaborative, collegial environment.
- Demonstrated commitment to contribute in meaningful ways to
cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.
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