Computer Engineering/Cybersecurity - Assistant Professor

Virginia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Sep 01, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


Job Description:  The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Old Dominion University seeks highly qualified applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Computer Engineering with expertise in the broad areas of cybersecurity and cyber operations. The successful candidate will join the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and hold a joint appointment in the School of Cybersecurity. The department places high value on excellence in research and teaching and seeks to complement the existing research and academic strengths in cybersecurity and cyber operations.


Minimum Qualifications – A Ph.D. in computer engineering or a closely related field is required for appointment. Successful applicants are expected to have demonstrated research and scholarship success in cybersecurity and cyber operations, and show potential for developing and maintaining an externally funded, high-quality research program.


Application - Applications should be submitted electronically to and should include a letter of interest describing the individual’s qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of plans to advance diversity, equity and inclusion, contact information for three professional references including email addresses and phone numbers, and unofficial graduate transcripts. Review of applications will begin October 12, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is dedicated to systemically building and maintaining a culture of inclusive excellence that values and embraces diverse faculty. We are committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and supporting the scholarly efforts of faculty. Diversity and inclusion are essential to Old Dominion University's strength as an institution of higher learning. We strive to create a climate of innovation, creativity and collaboration across disciplines and cross culturally. Successful candidates are expected to address the needs of a diverse student population. Individuals from underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

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