Two Tenure/Tenure Track Faculty Positions: (1) Cyber Security, (2) Big Data/Data Analytics

New Jersey Institute of Technology in New Jersey

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted January 8, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time


Cyber Security


Applications are invited for a senior position in the area of cyber security. The candidate should be an active researcher and educator. Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. in a relevant discipline, significant experience as a faculty member or researcher and a strong and current track record of funded research projects and high quality publications. Prior work experience or research collaborations with government and industry are a plus. 


Active involvement in national and international academic and professional societies is highly desirable.


Applicants should have a proven commitment to undergraduate and graduate education. They should be able to teach in the Cyber Security and Privacy MS program and supervise PhD students. The successful candidate will contribute to and enhance existing programs in the college that relate to all aspects of computer security. 


The successful candidate will hold a faculty appointment in the Computer Science Department and will also be expected to take on an active leadership role in the Cyber Security Center at the College of Computing Sciences, currently being organized. 


Use Posting Number: 0601839  


Big Data/Data Analytics


Appropriate areas of expertise include, but are not limited to: pattern recognition, machine learning, natural language processing, social media, and high-performance computing for integration, analysis, visualization, and stream processing of very large amounts of structured, semi-structured, or unstructured data from disparate sources and potentially of heterogeneous formats. Relevance to energy systems is preferred. However, big data analytics in social media and healthcare will also be considered. 


Depending on the specific research expertise, the candidate will hold a faculty appointment in either the Computer Science or the Information Systems Department.  Candidates must possess a strong record of recent sponsored research as well as a strong enthusiasm and ability to teach.  Candidates must possess an earned doctorate in the relevant discipline, a demonstrated potential for original research, and a record of quality teaching that merits appointment at the appropriate rank. 


Candidates must also be qualified to teach introductory courses in Computer Science and advanced courses in their areas of expertise. Applicants should have an excellent academic record, exceptional potential for world-class research, and a commitment to both undergraduate and graduate education. The successful candidate will contribute to and enhance existing research and educational programs that relate to big data analytics. Prior work experiences or research collaborations with government and/or industry is a strong plus.  


Use Posting Number: 0601813  


 To Apply

1.                  Browse the NJIT Human Resources web site:

And enter the Posting Number above in the Search field.

2.                  Create your application, and post your cover letter and CV on that site.

3.                Qualified candidates will be asked at a later date to have at least three reference letters sent by email directly to the search committee chair.


NJIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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