Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, Cyber Security and Privacy Areas Computer Science or Mathematics

University of Central Florida
Computer Science / Math

The Department of Computer Science (CS) and the Department of Mathematics (Math) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) are seeking three full-time, 9-month faculty positions at the rank of assistant professor (tenure-earning), associate professor or professor (tenured) in the area of cyber security and privacy, with concentrations in one of the areas described below. The anticipated start date is August 8, 2023.

  • Area A (Math): Cryptography, applied cryptography, and intersection of algorithm and cryptography (e.g., quantum cryptography, post-quantum crypto, etc.). One faculty position is anticipated for this area.
  • Area B (Computer Science): Cloud, Edge, and IoT security (e.g., serverless computing, container security, etc.), system software, software supply chain security, and the security of Cyber Physical System, etc. Two faculty positions are anticipated for this area.

These positions will be expected to strengthen both the tenure home department (Math or CS, as applicable), as well as the Cyber Security and Privacy Cluster and may include a combination of secondary joint appointments. The ideal candidates will be in the rank of assistant professor, but exceptional candidates at the rank of associate professor or professor will be considered. The ideal candidates will have a strong background in the areas listed.

UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted electronically through the Human Resources employment opportunities website,