Assistant Professor in Cybersecurity

Position Summary: Purdue University’s Department of computer and Information Technology invites applications for tenure rack faculty position at the rank of assistant professor for the West Lafayette campus in the area of cybersecurity.

The selected candidate will be expected to develop an active research program in these areas as well as to participate in both undergraduate and graduate course delivery and development in related topics as the department builds on its long-standing cybersecurity, computer forensics, and cyberphysical security undergraduate and graduate education programs. Additionally, the hire will be expected to participate actively in Purdue’s cybersecurity, cyber and digital forensics, cyberphysical security, information security and cyber education programs and engage across campus in related endeavors.

Qualifications: A PhD Degree in cybersecurity, computer and information technology or a related field by the start of employment is required. Responsibilities also include engagement with industry, the community, and colleagues within the computing discipline. Additional information about the department can be found at http:/

College and Department: Purdue University is a leading land-grant, research-intensive university. Purdue ‘s strategic plan is focused on enhancing student success with careers in a dynamic global society, enhancing interdisciplinary discovery and discoveries into innovations with economic impact, and utilizing the assets of the institution to address grand challenges of humanity. Purdue Polytechnic is a college within Purdue University. The college is the 5th largest of 10 at Purdue with seven departments offering (14) degree programs and approximately 5700 students.

Application Process: All candidates must apply through the Success Factors.

Review of applications will begin no later than January 8, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Include a cover letter, complete resume with the names and addresses of three references, and both teaching and research statements. Optionally, applicants may include copies of relevant publications. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Purdue University’s Department of Computer and Information Technology is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort including discovery, instruction, and engagement.

A background check is required for employment in this position.

Affirmative Action: Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.