Tenure Track Faculty, Endowed full-time tenured professor or associate professor, Global Cybersecurity Institute

  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Rochester, NY, USA
  • Oct 31, 2021
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems

Job Description


Tenure Track Faculty
Golisano College of Computing & Info Sciences
GCCIS - Global Cybersecurity Institute

Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Tenured
Faculty Discipline: Computer Science, Computer Security and Information Assurance, Human Computer Interaction, Information Sciences & Technologies, Information Security and Forensics, Information Technology, Interactive Games & Media, Medical Informatics, Networking and Systems Administration, Networking, Security and Systems Administration, New Media Design, Software Engineering
Faculty Rank: Associate Professor, Professor
Employment Category: Full time
Anticipated Start Date: 10-Aug-2022

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 https://cybersecurity.rit.edu 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 8/10/2022. An earlier start date is negotiable.

Department/College Description
Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with nearly 19,000 students and more than 135,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in computing or a related discipline by date of appointment.
  • 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.

Required Minimum Education Level

Application Details

Required Application Documents
Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References, Research Statement, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

How To Apply
Apply online at will http://careers.rit.edu/faculty Search:5622BR. Please submit the following: your online application; cover letter addressing the required qualifications for this position; curriculum vitae, and upload the following attachments:

  • Research statement
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

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Additional Details

RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov.

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