Department:Computer and Information Science Rank:Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor Annual Basis:9 Month
Application Deadline December 15, 2018
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Position Announcement Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, and Cybersecurity
The University of Oregon’s Computer and Information Science Department invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track position in Cybersecurity (CS), to begin in fall 2019; appointment with tenure requires formal review. We seek candidates specializing in blockchain technologies, cryptocurrencies, applied cryptography, and cybersecurity. Competitive applicants will possess a significant track record of research excellence as appropriate to their seniority and be capable of outstanding teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. We are especially interested in scholars who will enhance the department’s existing strengths in cybersecurity and privacy and provide complementary research expertise in this area.
The University of Oregon is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, women, and people with disabilities. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. In particular, candidates should describe previous activities mentoring minorities, women, or members of other underrepresented groups.
Department or Program Summary We are a diverse and growing department with strengths in cybersecurity, data science, high-performance computing, and networking and distributed systems. The department is looking to significantly grow its research and teaching portfolio in these areas to support the growing demand for students educated in these important areas. We particularly welcome applications from scholars who are from populations historically underrepresented in the academy, and/or who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.
Minimum Requirements Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field in hand by time of appointment Strong, seniority appropriate, research record in cybersecurity, in general, and blockchain and cryptocurrency, in particular
Preferred Qualifications Strong, seniority appropriate, research record in blockchain technologies, cryptocurrencies, applied cryptography, and cybersecurity. Demonstrated commitment and contribution to institutional diversity, equity, and inclusion.
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