Gallogly Endowed Chair - Cybersecurity

Job description

The College of Engineering and Applied Science (EAS) at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) invites applications from nationally and internationally renowned individuals for the Gallogly Endowed Engineering Chair of Cybersecurity. The qualified candidate will have an outstanding record of research/development accomplishments, as well as a record of practical application/work. The occupant of the Gallogly Endowed Chair will assume a leadership role in research activities in the EAS Computer Science Department and in the National Cybersecurity Center. He/she is expected to maintain a vigorous, creative, externally funded research program that compliments that of current faculty and builds on departmental strengths. External funding should be sufficient to support graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, etc. as needed to support the research effort. Teaching will be in support of the Department's Ph.D in Security degree, the Master of Information Assurance degree, and the rapidly growing Bachelor of Innovation in Computer Security degree programs. It would most likely include teaching one undergraduate course and one graduate level course per year. Teaching would also include mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students in the research environment.

The overall workload is 50% academic in the Computer Science Department, conducting teaching, research & development and professional service in cybersecurity as faculty member. The remaining 50% of workload will be to develop research, teaching, and training opportunities in collaboration with National Cybersecurity Center (NCC). In particular, the candidate will help plan and design the infrastructure of the UCCS building housing NCC and to develop the programs for the center. This will include creating partnerships with institutions across the nation and advancing the cybersecurity industry. It will include fostering opportunities to partner closely with industry to drive student engagement and learning opportunities in cybersecurity.

This position requires the ability to obtain a United State security clearance in order to conduct classified research.

The Gallogly Endowed Chair will be hired at the Associate or Full Professor Rank, with or without tenure, depending on the qualifications of the finalist. Determination of rank and tenure status will be determined by the requirements of the department's tenure and promotion criteria.

Examples of Work Performed:

-Submission of research proposal, leading a research team in cyber security. -Developing significant funding from outside agencies to support research, development, infrastructure improvements.

-Publication of research results.

-Instruct in regularly scheduled classes including conducting exams, homework, and other evaluative instruments normally undertaken in a higher education institution.

Full consideration will be given to applications completed by January 10th, 2018.

Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

The UCCS is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado system and is home to over 12,400 undergraduate and 1,800 graduate students. UCCS is among the fastest growing universities in the state and is consistently ranked as one of the top Western regional universities by U.S. New & World Report. Colorado Springs, (pop. 400K+) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak, offers many recreational and cultural activities and was recently ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top Best Places to Live in the U.S.

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on benefits programs can be found at:

The University of Colorado is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check and, when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history check.

UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for with disabilities by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (719) 255-3372.

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Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science or a cyber-security related area.
  • National and international reputation in the cybersecurity area with either a substantial publication record or substantial industrial impact.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Statement of Research Philosophy, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Application Materials Instructions:Please provide a list of 5 references to include 2 from the private sector and 2 from the government/public sector. In order for an application to be considered, applicants must label each required attachment with the relevant title, attach the required documents for this position announcement to the submission and check the Job Specific Attachments box next to each document in the submission. Applicants must submit all materials in order to be considered for this position. If you have technical difficulties with your application, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200 #5 or [email protected] Job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Colorado Springs

Department: C0001 -- Colorado Springs Campus - 40045 - EAS-Computer Science

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Oct 4, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Terry Boult

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00728852





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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 4/29/2018
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