Professor in Cyber and Cyber-Physical Security of Aerospace and Ocean Systems - Virginia Tech University
The Kevin T. Crofton Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering invites applications for several tenure-track or tenured faculty positions in cyber and cyber-physical security of aerospace and ocean systems effective August 2018. This open-rank search is part of the Virginia
Tech Integrated Security Destination Area (provost.vt.edu/destination-areas.html) cluster search, which is planning to hire 14 new faculty this year. The positions will be filled, depending upon qualifications, at a rank commensurate with experience. A Ph.D. degree in engineering or science is required.
Candidates for this position should be capable of conducting research with primary focus on the development of aerospace and/or ocean systems that are resilient to cyber or cyber-physical security threats or that provide significant resilience of other critical systems to such threats.
Candidates are expected to contribute to teaching Aerospace or Ocean Engineering subject matter at both the undergraduate and graduate level.
Virginia Tech is strategically investing in hiring innovative faculty to advance its vision to grow beyond boundaries and become a premier 21st-century global land-grant institution through our Destination Areas initiative. As interconnected areas of strength, Destination Areas facilitate
faculty collaborations that bridge disciplines to create innovative and transformative solutions to global issues, while positioning Virginia Tech as a premier destination for talent that seeks to advance the human condition.