School of Information Security & Applied Computing
Position: Assistant Professor - Information Security & Applied Computing
The School of Information Security & Applied Computing (SISAC) in the GameAbove College of Engineering and Technology at Eastern Michigan University (EMU) invites applications for two tenure-track positions in Information Security and Applied Computing with an emphasis on cybersecurity in mobility and/or embedded systems. Exceptional candidates in all areas of computer science are encouraged to apply. SISAC, as a designated Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity Education by the National Security Agency, offers two undergraduate degree programs in Information Assurance and Cyber Defense (IACD) and Information Technology (IT), a master's degree in Cybersecurity, and a doctoral degree in Technology with a concentration in Cybersecurity. This is an eight-month appointment position with a competitive benefits package and an anticipated start date of August 20, 2023.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include:
Teach undergraduate and graduate courses that fulfill the SISAC curriculum goals and objectives; develop and maintain curriculum; participate in services to support the mission of the school, the university, and the community. The candidate is expected to remain active in research and scholarly activities including developing externally funded research programs. The candidate is expected to have knowledge and previous experience with ABET Program accreditation, or willingness to learn and participate.
Candidates are expected to hold a Ph.D. in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or a closely related field, completed before employment and by August 20, 2023.
Applicants should demonstrate research potential in terms of attracting external funding, publications in scholarly journals and conferences, and advising students when applicable at various levels along with the desire and vision to continue a strong research agenda.
The successful candidate must have effective communication skills and a desire to engage in excellent teaching with evidence, demonstrated ability, or potential to deliver high-quality instruction in Cybersecurity, Information Technology, and Applied Computing disciplines.
Preference will be given to the candidate who has experience/interest in cybersecurity research and practice in the following areas:
Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs)
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)
Internet of things (IoT)
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Wireless, Mobile, Virtualization, and Cloud Technology and Security
Supplemental Information and Documents:
All applications must be submitted online.
Applications must include all the following materials:
Letter of interest.
A brief teaching statement that defines teaching interests, experiences, goals, and strategies for engaging a diverse student population.
Statement of research interest(s).
The names and contact information of three professional references.
Review of the applications will begin on January 31, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.
This is an eight-month appointment position. EMU offers competitive salaries and a generous benefits package.
For further questions, please email the Search Committee Chair: Jie Cao, Ph.D. at email@example.com.
Since its inception, Eastern Michigan, first as a Normal School, then as a College and finally as a University, has grown and developed to respond to the ever-changing needs of society. Over the years, EMU has educated thousands of sons and daughters of Michigan, the nation, and the world. The University currently serves 23,000 students who are pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 200 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University's Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Health and Human Services; Technology, and its graduate school. Eastern Michigan's exceptional faculty, students and alumni include CEOs from major businesses; a National Student Teacher of the Year, National Teacher of the Year, numerous Fulbright Scholars and Milken Family Foundation National Educators award winners; and several Michigan Teachers of the Year.