College of Arts and Sciences - Associate Professor/Professor - Director of Center for Cyber Security - Department of Computer Science

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham , AL

ID: 7085173
Posted: September 13, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description
The Department of Computer Science (CS) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is seeking candidates for a tenured faculty position who will assume the role of the Director of the Center for Cyber Security. Highly qualified candidates at both Associate Professor and Professor rank will be considered.

Candidates with expertise in all areas of cyber security are sought, with preference being given to those whose research lies in the areas of network security, software security, system security, fair and trustworthy machine learning, and cryptography. Candidates should have an excellent track record in conducting world-class scholarly research in cyber security, including success in competitive research funding. They should also have demonstrated an outstanding track record in teaching at both graduate and undergraduate levels and successful supervision of PhD students. In addition, candidates must have an excellent track record in collaborations with not only academic peers but also partners from industries and governments. Further, candidates are expected to have demonstrated an outstanding track record in leadership for scholarly research.

The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) treasures the rich diversity of our student body and we are committed to their success. Members of the CAS community are expected to reflect our value for inclusive excellence in both our work and learning environment as well as in our efforts to serve and engage the community.

The CS Department at UAB offers PhD, MS, BS, and BA programs. The Department has a strong research focus, and a strong commitment to teaching, service, and outreach. The Department recently moved to a brand-new facility at University Hall, and one of the strategic goals is to grow the PhD, MS, and BS significantly over the next several years. Research funding is expanding significantly, and the Department plays a leadership role in the Center for Cyber Security. Collaborations with UAB’s medical enterprise are strong and growing, with many opportunities for faculty to participate in interdisciplinary work. For additional information about the Department, please visit:

Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a list of publications and scholarly achievements, a statement of future research plans, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and contact information for at least three professional references.