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Full Professor &  Synchrony Financial Chair for Cybersecurity

The Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) Department at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at full professor level. The position has an expected start date of August 23, 2018. This position is in cybersecurity, with responsibilities to advance education and research in computer security and possibly drawing from closely related or emerging fields. In addition, the successful candidate is eligible for the Synchrony Financial Chair for Cybersecurity, an endowed chair in cybersecurity to advance education and research in cryptography, security engineering, security architecture, secure coding, network and cloud security, malware detection and other emerging security fields.

The University of Connecticut (UConn) is entering a transformational period of growth supported by the $1.7B Next Generation Connecticut (http://nextgenct.uconn.edu/), the $1B Bioscience Connecticut (http://biosciencect.uchc.edu/) investments, and a bold new Academic Plan: Path to Excellence (http://issuu.com/uconnprovost/docs/academic-plan-single-hi-optimized_1). As part of these initiatives, UConn has hired more than 450 new faculty members at all ranks during the past three years. We are pleased to continue these investments by inviting applications for a position in Cryptography, Computer Security and Security Engineering.

The Department of Computer Science & Engineering harbors a rich environment of instruction and research, offering three rigorous degrees (B.S., M.S., and Ph.D.) in the computing sciences and a world-class research enterprise. Additional information about the department can be found at http://www.cse.uconn.edu/  

The successful candidate will be expected to develop and sustain an internationally-recognized and externally-funded research program in the field of Cryptography, Computer Security, or Security Engineering. The position offers the successful candidate the Synchrony Financial Chair for Cybersecurity, an endowed chair in cybersecurity to advance education and research in cryptography, security engineering, security architecture, secure coding, network and cloud security, malware detection, and other emerging security fields.

The successful candidate must also share a deep commitment to effective instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels, development of innovative courses and mentoring of students in research, outreach, and professional development. It is the expectation that the candidate will broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their teaching, research, and/or public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools; and provide leadership in developing pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.

Further information and application details are here.


Assistant Professor  specializing in Machine Learning or Data Mining with applications in manufacturing. 

The Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) Department at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the assistant professor level. The position is expected to start on August 23, 2018. The department is looking for a Computer Scientist specializing in Machine Learning or Data Mining with applications in manufacturing. 

The University of Connecticut (UConn) is entering a transformational period of growth supported by the $1.7B Next Generation Connecticut (http://nextgenct.uconn.edu/ ), the $1B Bioscience Connecticut (http://biosciencect.uchc.edu/ ) investments, and a bold new Academic Plan: Path to Excellence (http://issuu.com/uconnprovost/docs/academic-plan-single-hi-optimized_1 ).  As part of these initiatives, UConn has hired more than 450 new faculty members at all ranks during the past five years.  We are pleased to continue these investments by inviting applications for a new position in Machine Learning or Data Mining. The Department of Computer Science & Engineering harbors a rich environment of instruction and research, offering three rigorous degrees (B.S., M.S., and Ph.D.) in the computing sciences and a world-class research enterprise. Additional information about the department can be found at http://www.cse.uconn.edu/ .

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Successful candidates will be expected to develop and sustain an internationally-recognized and externally-funded research program in Computer Science with specialization in the fields of Machine Learning or Data Mining, with particular interest in research with applications to manufacturing.  Successful candidates must share a deep commitment to effective instruction in Computer Science at the undergraduate and graduate levels as well as development of innovative courses and mentoring of students in research, outreach, and professional development.  Successful candidates are also expected to broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their teaching, research, and/or public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience; and provide leadership in developing pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.

Further information and application details are here.