Assistant Professor - Security & Privacy

The College of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in computer science for the 2018-2019 academic year. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related area, and should show evidence of exceptional research promise.
We seek talented applicants whose research focuses on Security and/or Privacy for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor.  Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration.
Our college is highly supportive of junior faculty, providing both formal and informal mentoring. Many of our faculty are involved in interdisciplinary research, working closely with other departments including statistics/mathematics, linguistics, electrical and industrial engineering, biology, physics, behavioral sciences, economics, political science, and nursing, as well as new "green" initiatives. Amherst, a historic New England town, is the center of a vibrant and culturally rich area that includes four other colleges. For more information, visit
Using the link below, all applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, and statement of teaching interests, along with the names and contact information for three references and links to two papers that best represent their research/experience. (Security and Privacy)
Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2017 and may continue until a suitable candidate pool has been identified. Rank and salary will be highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Inquiries and requests for more information can be sent to:

The university is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University's goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual's record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career.

We are seeking talented applicants qualified for an assistant professor position. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration.