Position Title:
Assistant/Associate Professor of Applied Computing – Cybersecurity

Glendale, AZ

Position Type:

Open Date:

Position Description:
The School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time, benefits-eligible tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor in Applied Computing with a focus area of Cybersecurity. This position will begin in August 2021.

About the School:
The School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences, New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences (https://newcollege.asu.edu/mathematical-natural-sciences-degree-programs) at Arizona State University, is an interdisciplinary mathematical and natural sciences unit that encompasses computing, statistics, mathematics, biology, chemistry, forensics, and physics; it prides itself in interdisciplinary collaborations among these research areas. Successful candidates are expected to establish a vigorous, externally-funded program of research in Computer Science with an emphasis in Cybersecurity; to deliver quality instruction in Applied Computing; and to contribute service to the school, college, university and the profession. Faculty can participate in university-wide graduate programs. The School is committed to recruiting and retaining students and faculty from groups that have historically been underrepresented in the sciences. 
ASU is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:
ASU is a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves.
New College strives to uphold values of cultural and intellectual diversity and to provide a welcoming and inclusive environment where all can thrive, share ideas, and pursue their goals.

Essential Functions of the Position:
The individual filling this position is expected to establish a vigorous, externally-funded program of research in Computer Science with an emphasis in Cybersecurity; to deliver quality instruction in Applied Computing; and to contribute service to the school, college, university and the profession.

Qualifications (bullet points)
Required Qualifications:
1. Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field, by time of appointment;
2. Evidence of an on-going research program in Cybersecurity and a record of publication and commitment to securing external grant funding consistent with candidate's experience; 
3. Commitment and ability to work with a diverse student population. 
Desired Qualifications:  
1. Evidence of potential to enhance and span the current expertise in Database Systems, Networks or other areas of research in the School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences; 
2. Evidence of successful college/university teaching and course development experience; 
3. Interest in establishing interdisciplinary research programs; 
4. Practice guiding undergraduates in research and student mentorship; 
5. Established collaborations with industry partners. 
6. Externally funded program of research.
7. Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population, including first-generation college students.
Application Instructions
Application Deadline: 
The initial application deadline is February 26, 2021 at 11:59 p.m., Eastern Standard Time.  Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool.  Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled. A background check and official transcripts are required prior to employment. 
Application Procedure:
Only electronic submissions via Interfolio will be reviewed. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please submit all application materials to apply.interfolio.com/83062.
Applications must contain: 
1. Cover letter that addresses the required and desired qualifications; 
2. Curriculum vitae with contact information, including telephone number and e-mail address 
3. Research Statement 
4. One page statement of teaching philosophy (describing courses you could teach and your previous teaching experiences) 
5. Unofficial graduate transcripts
6. Information for three professional references (their position, title, e-mail, phone number)
7. A statement with specific examples and indication of impact that describes how your teaching interests and experience have intersected with and/or will contribute to matters of justice, equity, diversity and inclusion;
ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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