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Data Science & Cybersecurity Assistant/Associate Professor Position Open

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The Department of Computer Science at Old Dominion University is seeking multiple full-time tenure-track faculty members with expertise in data science and machine learning, and cybersecurity. Outstanding candidates in other areas of computer science will also be considered. The appointment is expected to be made at the Assistant Professor rank with an anticipated start date of July 2018. At the time of appointment, the candidate must have a PhD or equivalent in computer science or related discipline. Exceptional candidates with established research and active funding may be considered at the Associate Professor rank.

The Department of Computer Science currently has 14 tenured and tenure-track faculty, seven lecturers, and several adjunct faculty. The faculty has research grant support from agencies such as NSF, NIH, NASA, NEH, the Mellon Foundation, DoD, and DoE, and ODU CS ranks in the top 25% in terms of R&D expenditures among Computer Science departments.

Current research areas span a wide range, with established strengths in high performance scientific computing, bioinformatics, parallel mesh generation, real-time medical image computing, web science, mobile computing, cyber-physical systems, and large-scale video analytics (see http://cs.odu.edu/ for more information). A vibrant graduate program enrolls 140 graduate students (40 Ph.D. and 100 M.S.) and the undergraduate program has more than 700 majors. Excellent collaborative research opportunities are available at

ODU's Center for Cybersecurity Education & Research, and at nearby NASA Langley Research Center, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, National Institute of Aerospace, Eastern Virginia Medical School, and the Virginia Modeling Analysis and Simulation Center.

Located in Norfolk, Virginia, Old Dominion University (www.odu.edu) is a state supported Carnegie Doctoral/Research Extensive institution with approximately 25,000 students and over 840 full-time faculty. Norfolk is a culturally-rich, historic city and a major international maritime center in Hampton Roads, a seven-city metropolitan area of over 1.5 million people.

Interested candidates should visit https://jobs.odu.edu/ to submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research activities and future research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial graduate transcripts and contact information for four references to Dr. Mohammad Zubair, Computer Science Faculty Search Committee Chair. The review of applications will begin December 15, 2017 and continue until the positions are filled.

Old Dominion University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.


At the time of appointment, the candidate must have a PhD or equivalent in computer science or related discipline. Requirements are the potential for success in teaching, research, and obtaining external research grants. Consideration will also be given to candidates demonstrating a potential for collaboration with the current CS faculty or for inter-disciplinary collaboration with other researchers at ODU.

You may apply by visiting the following link: https://jobs.odu.edu/

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