Associate Research Scientist (Cybersecurity)

Job description

Job location: Killeen TAMUCT

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-01-04
Req: R-034788
Job Title

Associate Research Scientist (Cybersecurity)


Texas A&M University - Central Texas


College Of Business

Proposed Minimum Salary

$7,916.67 monthly

Job Location

Killeen, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

Successful candidates will be self-motivated, creative, and team-oriented with strong background and / or research interests in the following areas: Software security design, Internet of things (IoT) security & privacy, Cyber Physical Systems (CPS), Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning or Machine Learning, Cryptography, Encryption and Forensic Analysis. Specific duties and responsibilities pertaining to research activities will be assigned by the Principal Investigator or the co-Principal Investigator, but normally include research activities of an independent nature in a technically/scientifically specific realm, or related duties as required. The researchers may supervise other research personnel. The nature of the duties is such that they require knowledge of an advanced type in a field of science or learning, are predominantly intellectual and varied in character, and require consistent exercise of discretion and judgment.


  • Earned Ph.D., or equivalent, in Information Systems / Computer Science, Cybersecurity or a closely related area.
  • 3 years progressively responsible experience with project oversight


  • Experience in Cybersecurity
  • Experience with various deep learning & machine learning frameworks.
  • Experience in writing proposals and research papers in peer-reviewed conferences/journals.

TERM: 2 years. Continued employment contingent upon the availability of funding.

Salary range: $95,000.00

Required Documents

  • CV
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Contact information for references (name, telephone number, email address)

About the University

Texas A&M University-Central Texas (A&M-Central Texas) was established in 2009 as an upper-level undergraduate and graduate institution within the Texas A&M University System. In 2010, the U.S. Army donated 600+ acres of land for our campus.

A&M-Central Texas is located on the northern edge of the beautiful Texas Hill Country in Killeen, Texas, a city of about 120,000 (not including the 50,000+ on Fort Hood, which is the largest Army installation in the world). Killeen is approximately an hour north of Austin, and is situated within the I-35 corridor, one of the fastest growing trans-metropolitan regions in North America. This area is known for its low cost of living, friendly people, cultural diversity, and its well-developed infrastructure.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Job No:
Posted: 1/5/2021
Application Due: 4/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time