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  • Positions in Cybersecurity

    Posted December 2018

    The School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) at the University of Virginia (UVA) seeks highly-qualified applicants for multiple open-rank tenured and tenure-track faculty appointments in fields related to Cyber Security. This search is part of a university-wide Cyber Security initiative that will promote collaborative activity across SEAS and UVA. Candidates may have an opportunity for appointments in multiple departments and schools and may seek an affiliated position in UVA's Data Science Institute. 

    All relevant areas of research will be considered, including, but not limited to: 
    Cyber Resilience: Systems modeling and analytical tools to support design of systems that would be resilient to cyber attack. 
    Behavioral Security: Predictive and analytical behavior modeling, sociotechnical security, social and cognitive psychology approaches, building organizational resilience. 
    Foundations: Theory of security and privacy, models of trust and risk, secure communication and computation, cryptography, threat modeling, anonymity-based models, and knowledge-hiding models. 
    Machine Learning in Cyber Security: deep learning for network intrusion detection systems, cyber threat hunting at global scale through analysis. 
    Policy and Analysis: Cyber deterrence and response, cyber defense policy, public/private security partnerships, cyber regulatory frameworks, ethical issues, and data science. 
    Privacy: Data and computation privacy, anonymization techniques for users and their data, and private information retrieval. 
    Secure Systems: Secure O/S, databases, networks, cloud systems, hardware, embedded systems, and mobile devices/apps, CPS/IoT systems. 
    Security and Privacy Applications: Forensics, malware and vulnerability analysis, human-centric security, electronic commerce. 

    Faculty will engage in funded research, teach and advise students at the undergraduate and graduate levels and perform service for the institution and professional organizations. Rank, tenure status and compensation are contingent upon experience. UVA is proud to have a strong culture of collaboration and collegiality and is committed to creating collaborative and diverse environments necessary to solve the next generation of research challenges. 

    A Ph.D. in a relevant field must be in hand by the start date of the appointment. A commitment to teaching excellence is essential, as is evidence of an explicit commitment to diversity and of advancing understanding and outcomes for underrepresented groups. For a tenure-track appointment, potential to develop a strong and high-impact publication record, and potential to obtain extramural funding in the areas of interest outlined above, are required. For an appointment with tenure, the applicant must have an emerging or established national reputation, a documented line of research related to the areas of interest outlined above, and a track record of existing and sustained extramural funding. Preference will be given to candidates that are collaborative in nature across schools and would complement or expand the university's current strengths in Cyber Security. Applicants with a respect for diversity and a passion for making a positive impact on the world in a collaborative environment are strongly encouraged to apply. 

    To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0624620. Complete a Candidate Profile online; attach a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and contact information for at least 3 references. The position remains open until filled. 

    For questions about the position, please contact Professor Peter Beling, the search chair, at beling@virginia.edu.

  • Positions in Cyber-Physical Systems

    Posted December 2018

    The School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia seeks innovative and collaborative applicants to join its world class center of research excellence in Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS). Qualified faculty will join the Link Lab (http://linklab.virginia.edu/), where over 30 faculty from multiple departments and schools collaborate on cross-cutting research. This multi-million dollar initiative is dedicated to solving the most critical problems facing society by transcending traditional disciplinary boundaries. Application areas of interest include but are not limited to autonomous systems and robotics, smart and connected health, and smart and connected cities and rural communities. 

    An open rank, tenured, or tenure-track faculty position with joint appointments is available across multiple departments, including: 
    Computer Science 
    Electrical and Computer Engineering 
    Engineering Systems and Environment 
    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 

    A broad range of CPS research areas will be considered, including, but not limited to: 
    Human-centered design for CPS; human-automation interaction 
    Sensor design, including RF sensing, novel sensing devices, and application thereof 
    RF and mixed-signal circuits as applied to CPS  
    Machine learning and/or signal processing as applied to CPS 
    Embedded and real-time systems as applied to CPS 
    Communications, networking, and management to support the Internet of Things (IoT) 
    Formal and model-based reasoning through all levels of CPS design and operation 
    Secure, safe, and resilient CPS 

    Successful candidates will be expected to engage in funded research, teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and perform service for the institution and professional organizations. Rank, tenure-status, and compensation are contingent upon experience. A PhD in computer science or engineering is required by the start date of appointment. A commitment to teaching and advising excellence and evidence of an explicit commitment to diversity and of advancing understanding and outcomes for underrepresented groups are essential. Candidates must have a record of excellence in research, as appropriate for the candidate's rank, with a preference for transdisciplinary research experience. Appointment with tenure requires documented excellence in research and teaching, and an emerging national reputation. Preference will be given to candidates whose research would complement or expand the School's current strengths (http://engineering.virginia.edu/research). Applicants with a respect for diversity and a passion for making a positive impact on the world in a collaborative environment are strongly encouraged to apply. 

    To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0624397. Complete a Candidate Profile online; attach a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for at least 3 references. 

    Screening begins January 16, 2018, and the position remains open until filled. 

    For questions about the position contact Savanna Galambos, skh7b@virginia.edu

    UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more visit http://provost.virginia.edu/dual-career. For more information about area visit http://uvacharge.virginia.edu/guide.html

    With one of the highest graduation rates of minority undergraduate students and one of the highest percentages of women engineering students among public universities, UVA is fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff and is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.  

  • Position in Communication Systems

    Posted October 2018

    The Charles L. Brown Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Virginia invites applications for a tenure or tenure-track position in communication systems, with emphasis on physical layer and related technology. The position is open-rank, and it is expected that candidates have teaching and research interests in fields such as wireless communication, optical communication, communication for IoT, vehicle-to-vehicle communications, and machine learning applications in communication systems. 
    The department currently has 42 faculty members, including joint appointments, and 150 graduate students, and is situated in the School of Engineering and Applied Science that administers 11 undergraduate degree programs. The University is a multi-disciplinary research-1 university with about 21,000 students. Charlottesville enjoys a pleasant four-season climate, and is situated about two hours from Washington, D.C. 
    UVA is proud to have a strong culture of collaboration and collegiality and is committed to creating collaborative and diverse environments necessary to solve the next generation of research challenges. For a tenure-track appointment, potential to develop a high-impact publication record, and potential to obtain external funding in the areas of interest outlined above, are required. For an appointment with tenure, the applicant must have a developing or established national reputation, a documented line of research related to the areas of interest outlined above, and a track record of existing and sustained external funding. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in engineering or science at the time of appointment. 
    To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0624305. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume, along with statements on teaching and research, and contact information for three references. It is anticipated that applications will be reviewed starting in mid-December, 2018. 
    For questions regarding the position, please contact, Prof. Stephen Wilson, sgw@virginia.edu
    For questions regarding the application process, please contact Savanna Galambos, Faculty Search Advisor, skh7b@virginia.edu
    UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more please visit http://provost.virginia.edu/dual-career. For more information about UVA and the surrounding area, please visit http://uvacharge.virginia.edu/guide.html
    With one of the highest graduation rates of minority undergraduate students and percentages of women engineering students among public universities, UVA is fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. The University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We welcome nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We also welcome others who would bring additional dimensions of diversity to the university's research and teaching mission. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  

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  • Position in Signals, Systems, and Data Science

    Posted October 2018

    The School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia (UVA) invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty appointment in the broad area of Signals, Systems, and Data Science. Primary appointment will be in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) of the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS); successful candidates may seek secondary appointment in Computer Science (CS), and an affiliated position in the University-wide Data Science Institute (DSI). 
    UVA is making game-changing research investments through its strategic investment fund, totaling $2B over 10 years, and Data Science is a priority area. The selected candidate will build and sustain rapidly growing and highly visible research programs at the confluence of ECE and Data Science. The successful candidate will be expected to help build bridges and be engaged in cross-disciplinary research with CS and DSI; teach and advise students at the undergraduate and graduate levels; and perform service to the institution and the profession. Tenure-track Assistant Professor or tenured Associate or Full Professor appointment can be considered, depending on record and experience. 
    A Ph.D. in a relevant field is required by the start date of the appointment. A commitment to teaching excellence is essential, as is evidence of an explicit commitment to diversity and of advancing understanding and outcomes for underrepresented groups. Candidates must have strong background in signals and systems theory and methods, optimization theory and algorithms, and machine learning; and documented contributions to (ideally large-scale) applications related to the Internet of things, cyber-physical systems, or biomedical data science, which are key cross-cutting focus areas for SEAS and DSI. 
    UVA is proud to have a strong culture of collaboration and collegiality and is committed to creating collaborative and diverse environments necessary to solve the next generation of research challenges. For a tenure-track appointment, potential to develop a strong and high-impact publication record, and potential to obtain extramural funding in the areas of interest outlined above, are required. For an appointment with tenure, the applicant must have a rapidly emerging or established national reputation, a documented line of research related to the areas of interest outlined above, and a track record of existing and sustained extramural funding. 
    To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0624318. Complete a Candidate Profile online; attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and contact information for three references. 
    Applicant screening begins in December 2018, and the position remains open to applicants until filled. 
    For questions about the position, please contact the Dept. Chair, Nikolaos Sidiropoulos, via email at NIKOS@VIRGINIA.EDU. For questions about the application process, please contact Savanna Galambos via email at skh7b@VIRGINIA.EDU 
    UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more about these services, please visit HTTP://PROVOST.VIRGINIA.EDU/DUAL-CAREER
    For more information about UVA and the surrounding area, please visit HTTP://UVACHARGE.VIRGINIA.EDU/GUIDE.HTML.  
    The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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  • Academic General Faculty

    Posted November 2018

    The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Virginia seeks applications for a non-tenure-track teaching faculty (Academic General Faculty, AGF) position to begin in August 2019. We seek applicants who share our interest and enthusiasm for excellence in electrical and computer engineering education. Our department is committed to creating and benefiting from a diverse environment of capable, inspired individuals that interact and collaborate to learn and advance knowledge without barriers. 
    Candidates must have a Ph.D. in electrical or computer engineering or a related discipline by the start date of appointment. They must have an interest in and ability to teach a broad set of courses in our undergraduate curriculum. Course load will be two to three sections per semester consisting of a mix of upper- and lower-division courses. The candidate should be comfortable working in a studio-style teaching environment with strong hands-on and design components integrated directly into the lectures. Faculty in this position will have service responsibilities, and scholarship will be required for promotion. The department strongly values scholarship activities by General Faculty that have the potential to advance electrical and computer engineering education. 
    This position will have a renewable three-year contract. University policies ensure that these positions benefit from opportunities for professional development. General Faculty receive departmental support for their teaching and scholarship activities. A complete description of promotion and development policies for Academic General Faculty may be found at: https://engineering.virginia.edu/faculty-and-staff/uva-engineering-policies-and-procedures 
    To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0624403. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a CV, a cover letter stating your interest in the position and your interests and experience in electrical and computer engineering education, a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references. 
    Review of candidates will begin on December 1, 2018; in order to receive priority consideration, applications should be received by December 15, 2018. The posting will continue until the position is filled. 
    The University of Virginia is annually ranked as one of the premier public institutions in the United States and is located in Charlottesville, a picturesque and vibrant small city perennially ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. More information about town, the school, faculty benefits, and other topics can be found at http://uvacharge.virginia.edu/guide.html
    UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more please visit http://provost.virginia.edu/dual-career
    With one of the highest graduation rates of minority undergraduate students and one of the highest percentages of women engineering students among public universities, the University of Virginia is fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. UVA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We welcome nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We also welcome others who would bring additional dimensions of diversity to the university's research and teaching mission. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  

  • Positions in Neural Engineering

    Posted November 2018

    The School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) at the University of Virginia (UVA) seeks candidates for open rank, tenured and tenure-track faculty positions as part of the Neuroscience cluster initiative. This initiative builds on momentum of the UVA Brain Institute (http://braininstitute.virginia.edu/) and will help promote collaborative activity across SEAS, the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine, ensuring continuing prominence of neuroscience scholarship, education, and research. Successful candidates will be expected to collaborate with colleagues across UVA as well as within the UVA Brain Institute to advance the University's strategic interest in neuroscience. 

    Neural engineering broadly encompasses research that lies at the intersection of engineering and the study of the brain. In this area, engineering design, modeling and/or tools benefit the study or treatment of neurons, the nervous system and the brain. Example research areas include neuroimaging (e.g., MRI), neural signal/image analysis, neuromodulation, neuromorphic and other neural-inspired computing and analysis of neural coding. Other research areas connected to neural engineering will be considered. 

    Candidates will be expected to engage in externally funded research, to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and to perform service for the institution and professional organizations. Rank, tenure-status, and compensation are commensurate with experience. The primary and, if appropriate, secondary department appointments for these positions will be determined by the candidate's areas of expertise. 

    Candidates must have a Ph.D. in engineering or science by the time of appointment. Candidates must have a record of excellence in research, as appropriate for the candidate's rank, and a commitment to teaching excellence. Appointment with tenure requires documented excellence in research and teaching. Preference will be given to candidates that are collaborative in nature across schools and would complement or expand the university's current strengths in neural engineering. Evidence of an explicit commitment to diversity and of advancing understanding and outcomes for underrepresented groups is desired. Applicants with a respect for diversity and a passion for making a positive impact on the world in a collaborative environment are strongly encouraged to apply. 

    To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search for Posting 0624455. Complete a Candidate Profile online and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interest, and contact information for at least three references. Applicant review will begin January 4, 2019. The positions remain open to candidates until filled.  

    For questions about the positions, please contact Prof. Scott Acton, the search chair, via email at acton@virginia.edu. For questions about the application process, please contact Savanna Galambos, Faculty Search Advisor, at skh7b@virginia.edu

    UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more about these services, please visit http://provost.virginia.edu/dual-career. For more information about UVA and the surrounding area, please visit http://uvacharge.virginia.edu/guide.html

    With one of the highest graduation rates of minority undergraduate students and one of the highest percentages of women engineering students among public universities, UVA is fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff and is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.