Assistant Research Professor in Trustworthy Critical Infrastructures - Information Trust Institute
Grainger College of Engineering - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Location: Urbana, Illinois
Type: Full Time
Assistant Research Professor in Trustworthy Critical Infrastructures
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Information Trust Institute
The Grainger College of Engineering
The Information Trust Institute (ITI) invites applications for a full-time Research Assistant Professor in the trustworthiness (cyber-security and resiliency) of critical infrastructures. Such position requires a Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering or a related field. Technical areas of interest may include risk assessment, protective measures, IT/OT integration, cyber-physical testbeds, and technical for developing and running training exercises.
Successful candidates are expected to quickly establish an externally funded and internationally-visible research program in one or more of the scientific areas described above. The incumbents are also expected to develop interactions with other Grainger Engineering faculty, teach graduate and undergraduate courses in computer engineering, and co-supervise graduate student research in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE).
The individual in this role will be expected to develop and lead a vibrant externally funded sponsored research program. This appointment will initially be funded either entirely or partially from existing grants; over time, the expectation is for research faculty to develop independent research agendas and secure external funding for their work.
This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure track position appointed on a nine-month service basis paid over twelve months. Responsibilities will include research, teaching, and service. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a comprehensive benefits package.
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