Assistant Professor of Computer Science

  • Professional
  • Burlington, VT
  • Posted 2 months ago
  • Expires on: December 22, 2017

University of Vermont
Computer Science

Tenure-Track Position in Computer Security and Privacy

Department of Computer Science

College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

The University of Vermont

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Vermont is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, with duties to start in late August of 2018. Preference will be given to researchers in the areas of computer security and privacy.  We interpret these areas broadly, and areas of particular interest include: network security, embedded device security including IoT and medical devices, and critical infrastructure security including health and energy systems.

The applicant must have an earned PhD in Computer Science or a closely-related area, a strong research record, the ability to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate computer science courses, and the potential to supervise masters and doctoral students. Ideal candidates would show potential for contributing to the activities and growth of the recently established Center for Computer Security and Privacy ( at UVM.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and actively encourages applications from women, veterans and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds.  To that end candidates must provide a diversity impact statement as part of the application detailing how they will further the diversity of the unit through their teaching and service at the University.

Computer Science is recruiting for a total of 5 faculty positions.  Links to the advertisements for these and other open faculty positions in the College of Engineering & Mathematical Sciences are available online ( Existing collaborators are encouraged to apply, as are couples. In general the University is open to discussion of how it can support dual-career couples.

The University of Vermont, established in 1791, is a comprehensive research university with a current enrollment of 12,000+ undergraduate, graduate, and medical students. The scientific and academic environments in the Department of Computer Science, the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, and throughout the UVM community are dynamic, highly collaborative, and multi-disciplinary.

The University is located in Burlington, Vermont, about 90 miles south of Montreal. Burlington is often rated as the best small city in America for quality of living, and features year-round outdoor recreation and cultural events. Greater Burlington has a population of approximately 150,000 and enjoys a panoramic setting on Lake Champlain, bordered by the Adirondack and Green Mountains.

The applicant must submit a current curriculum vitae identifying their specific area of expertise, a statement of teaching philosophy, a detailed statement of research interests, a teaching diversity impact statement, and names of at least three people who can provide letters of reference, at least one of which can comment on teaching. All application materials must be submitted online at, position number F923PO.  Inquiries may be addressed to Dr. Christian Skalka, Search Committee Chairperson ( Review of applications will begin December 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.