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Assistant, Associate or Professor – Security and Resilience in IoT/CPS

Employer
The University of Georgia
Location
Athens Area

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Job Details

Posting Number:

F0167P

Working Title:

Assistant, Associate or Professor – Security and Resilience in IoT/CPS

Department:

ENGR-Electrical & Computer

About the University of Georgia:

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department:

The College of Engineering, formed on July 1, 2012, is a vibrant academic environment that fosters engineering education in a liberal arts environment and research that addresses critical societal needs. The College offers eight undergraduate and seven graduate engineering degree programs spanning all engineering fields. The college has grown rapidly to more than 2,400 undergraduate and graduate majors and 77 faculty members. More information can be found at www.engineering.uga.edu

College/Unit/Department website:

http://www.engineering.uga.edu/

Posting Type:

External

Retirement Plan:

TRS or ORP

Employment Type:

Employee

Benefits Eligibility:

Benefits Eligible

Anticipated Start Date:

08/01/2019

Job Posting Date:

10/08/2018

Open until filled:

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, candidates should submit an application at http://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/32653. Questions related to the position may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. WenZhan Song ([email protected]). Applications received by December 17, 2018 will be given full consideration.

For other document #1, please submit a statement of research and for other document #2, please submit a statement of teaching.

Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EEO Statement:

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Faculty Rank:

Open Rank (Tenure Track)

Tenure Status:

Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications:

Terminal degree appropriate for the discipline.

Position Summary:

The College of Engineering at the University of Georgia (UGA) is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor, associate professor, or professor with expertise in the area of security and resilience for Internet of Things (IoT)/Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS). The position has an expected start date of August 1, 2019 or earlier.

The successful applicant will join an interdisciplinary team of researchers and educators in the School of Electrical & Computer Engineering (http://engineering.uga.edu/schools/sece), and work closely with colleagues affiliated with the recently established Center for Cyber-Physical Systems (http://cps.uga.edu). Leveraging existing expertise in IoT, CPS, smart energy systems, control systems, sensor networks, data analytics and virtual reality, the Center for Cyber-Physical Systems creates the ideal environment for candidates looking to explore security and resilience issues in IoT/CPS applications that range from the smart grids, to medical/health monitoring, to autonomous vehicles.

The responsibilities of the successful candidate will be to: (1) establish an outstanding research program recognized both nationally and internationally, (2) foster and establish collaborations and partnerships within and outside the College of Engineering as well as industry, (3) exhibit a strong commitment to teaching excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and (4) compete successfully for extramural funding to support research and a companion graduate training program. The candidate will have broad latitude to develop a research program that focuses on IoT/CPS innovations, along with advances in the basic knowledge of sustainability to benefit society.

Additional Requirements:

Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or a closely related discipline.
For information regarding the requirements of each faculty rank, please visit the College of Engineering’s Promotion and Tenure Guidelines.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification:

An excellent research record in an area associated with Electrical & Computer Engineering. Applicants with expertise that focuses on issues of security and resilience in the development of hardware/software for IoT/CPS are encouraged to apply. One year of formative postdoctoral or industrial experiences, a strong publication record, and demonstrated success in proposal writing are preferred.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

A demonstrated record exhibiting leadership traits, effective communication, and ability to develop innovative collaborative programs.

Physical Demands:

Computer work and regular teaching activities, such as talking in front of a class and moving around in a class to interact with students.

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?:

No

Does this position require a P-Card? :

No

Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :

No

Credit and P-Card policy:

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.

Duties/Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of the successful candidate will be to: (1) establish an outstanding research program recognized both nationally and internationally, (2) foster and establish collaborations and partnerships within and outside the College of Engineering as well as industry, (3) exhibit a strong commitment to teaching excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and (4) compete successfully for extramural funding to support research and a companion graduate training program. The candidate will have broad latitude to develop a research program that focuses on IoT/CPS innovations, along with advances in the basic knowledge of sustainability to benefit society.

Percentage Of Time:

100

Organization

The University of Georgia, a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education. It is the birthplace of the American system of public higher education.

university_of_georgia2.jpgToday, UGA enrolls more than 36,000 students. The main campus has 460 buildings on 765 acres of land. The total acreage of UGA in 30 Georgia counties is 41,539. UGA has 17 colleges and schools, which include Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Ecology, Education, Engineering, Environment and Design, Family and Consumer Sciences, Forestry and Natural Resources, Graduate School, Journalism and Mass Communication, Law, Pharmacy, Public Health, Public and International Affairs, Social Work and Veterinary Medicine. It offers 25 baccalaureate degrees in more than 140 fields; 34 master’s degrees in 130 fields; 18 educational specialist degrees; four doctoral degrees in 98 areas; professional degrees in law, pharmacy and veterinary medicine; and more than 170 study-abroad and exchange programs. UGA Libraries rank among the top third of the nation’s best research libraries and contain a total of 4.7 million volumes and one of nation’s largest map collections. The university has had 21 recipients of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. In 2008, UGA was the only public university in America to have two recipients of the Rhodes Scholarship. UGA is home of the Peabody Awards, presented annually for distinguished achievement and meritorious public service by television and radio stations, networks, producing organizations, individuals and the World Wide Web. It also is home of Georgia’s State Botanical Garden, state Museum of Art and State Museum of Natural History. Additionally, UGA has one of the largest and most comprehensive public service and outreach programs conducted by an American educational institution.

 

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Telephone
706-542-3000
Location
215 S. Jackson St.
Athens
Georgia
30602
United States
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