Assistant Professor (Cybersecurity)

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the field of cybersecurity to begin Fall 2019.

Promising candidates with interests in, but not limited to, computer security, network security, hardware security, and data privacy are encouraged. Applicants must have a demonstrated potential for outstanding research and a promise of effective teaching at undergraduate through graduate levels, including the advising of M.S. and Ph.D. students. Applicants should have earned a Ph.D. in computer science, computer engineering or a related field before their start date. Applicants should have demonstrated success in the research area of cybersecurity. Applicants must have excellent communication skills and a strong desire to work in a diverse and collaborative cross-disciplinary environment. Candidates with demonstrated cross-disciplinary research experience and/or existing connections with the national security enterprise are particularly encouraged.

UNL is Nebraska's land-grant research university, is a member of the Big Ten Academic Alliance, and ranks among Doctoral Universities with the Highest Research Activity [Carnegie CIHE]. UNL is expanding its national security research and instruction via its extensive collaborations with the nearby US Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) and Nebraska University's National Strategic Research Institute, one of DoD's University Affiliated Research Centers (UARC). Lincoln is consistently ranked among the nation's top cities for livability and quality of life. 

To apply, complete the information form at:, requisition F_180181. Attach 1) a single-page cover letter explaining your interest in the position, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) teaching and research statements, 4) 1-2 papers that best represent research and scholarship, and 5) a list of at least three references. Statements and papers (#3 and #4) will need to be combined into one document. 

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018 and will continue until the position has been filled. 

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Direct questions to Professor Byrav Ramamurthy, Search Committee Chair, at

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