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Assistant Professor, Applied Cryptography and Network/Web Security

Company: University of Georgia
Location: Athens
Posted on: November 18, 2023

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Assistant Professor, Applied Cryptography and Network/Web Security

Franklin-School of Computing

About the University of Georgia
Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 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 employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 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 School of Computing (SoC) is a growing and congenial school of 44 faculty within the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Engineering. The SoC has nearly 1700 undergraduate students, and 265 graduate students, and offers the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science, B.S. and MS degrees in Data Science, and an M.S. degree in Cybersecurity and Privacy. The teaching load allows for substantial concentration on research. In addition to the areas in which we are recruiting, our faculty cover a broad range of research interests, including Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence (broadly defined to also include computer vision and robotics), Bioinformatics, Human Computer Interaction, Computer Security and Privacy, Computational Science, and Computer Systems (including parallel, distributed, embedded, real-time, and high-performance computing). Please see for more information about the SoC and the university.

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 ( The SoC and the University of Georgia are committed to sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive.

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Special Instructions to Applicants
To apply, please upload the following:1) Cover letter2) Curriculum vitae3) Statement of research interests4) Statement of teaching philosophy5) Provide names and emails for three references as part of the application.

All applications received by December 1, 2023, will receive full consideration. Letters of recommendation may be requested later in the search process. For questions, contact committee chair, Dr. Roberto Perdisci at .

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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. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (

Keywords: University of Georgia, Athens , Assistant Professor, Applied Cryptography and Network/Web Security, IT / Software / Systems , Athens, Georgia

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