Assistant Professor - Cybersecurity, AI, Blockchain

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Assistant Professor - Cybersecurity, AI, Blockchain

Location:
Clemson, SC
Open Date:
Dec 7, 2020
Description:

The School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at Clemson University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position starting with the Fall 2021 semester. The position will be targeted toward mathematics of communication, that is, mathematics with applications in areas such as cybersecurity, coding theory, computational number theory, blockchain technology, artificial intelligence and/or machine learning.  Clemson faculty currently have the NSF RTG grant DMS:1547399 focusing on cybersecurity, see page https://www.math.clemson.edu/ccnt/ for further information. Targeted recruiting is at the assistant professor rank. Desirable attributes for candidates include an interdisciplinary research orientation in the mathematical sciences; post-doctoral, industrial, or practical experience; collaborative possibilities with faculty members in the School and related disciplines; and an interest in innovative applications. Candidates should have strong potential or demonstrated capability for effective research and teaching in the mathematical sciences.

The school contains two divisions: Mathematics, and Statistics and Operations Research, and, and includes the areas of algebra and discrete mathematics, data science, computational mathematics, operations research, probability and mathematical statistics, and pure and applied analysis. The school offers the full range of Baccalaureate, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees. For further information regarding the school and its programs, please visit the web site http://www.math.clemson.edu.

Clemson University has the highest Carnegie research designation (Very High, R1), and recently completed its Clemson Forward plan with strategic focus on advancing our doctoral programs and strengthening our research and scholarly impact while still preserving the outstanding signature undergraduate experience that is at the heart of Clemson. The Clemson Forward plan directed the building of a new world-class College of Science that harnesses the disciplines of Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Genetics and Biochemistry, Mathematical Sciences, and Physics & Astronomy to solve tomorrow’s greatest challenges. Clemson Forward has at its core the mission of inclusive excellence in our students and faculty that will help Clemson ascend to a top 20 public university and a model for the 21st Century land grant university.

Moreover, the University, the College of Science, and the Mathematical Sciences School are committed to building a community of inclusive excellence, where faculty scholars are dedicated to working and teaching in a multi-cultural environment (http://www.clemson.edu/inclusion/). In addition, the College is supportive of the needs of dual career couples.

South Carolina’s highest-ranked national university is located at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains and surrounded by Lake Hartwell and the Clemson Experimental Forest. A top-25 public university with a reputation for excellence, Clemson University provides a hands-on education — in the lab, in the classroom and in the field. Academic programs lay the groundwork for innovative research, and real-world experiences carry forward to rewarding careers. This strikingly beautiful campus enjoys a temperate and pleasant climate. We welcome applications and nominations of outstanding scholar-educators to come join the Clemson Family.

The College of Science advances the life, physical, and mathematical sciences as it mobilizes curiosity-driven faculty and students through innovative academic programs and research, including transdisciplinary research at the intersection of many fields.


Qualifications:

An earned doctorate or equivalent is required for this tenure track position.


Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should indicate their research specialties and interests in their cover letter. Vita, statements on teaching, research, and a one-page statement describing the candidate’s experience mentoring diverse individuals and/or how the candidate plans to contribute to the inclusive excellence of the School and the contact information for our system to secure three confidential reference letters should be submitted at http://apply.interfolio.com/81881.

 

 

 

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Posted: 12/12/2020
Application Due: 3/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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