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IACR News item: 16 September 2022

George Mason University
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Associate/Full Professor of Cybersecurity and Commonwealth Cyber Initiative Fellow

The George Mason University and Commonwealth Cyber Initiative (CCI), within the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC), invites applications for an Associate/Full Professor of Cybersecurity and Commonwealth Cyber Initiative Fellow position. GMU has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

About the Position:

The incumbent will conduct research at GMU and as part of the Northern Virginia Node of the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative, and in partnership with researchers from the Coastal Node of the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative and Old Dominion University. Successful candidates will have access to the faculty and facilities of both GMU and Old Dominion University to enable their success.


Serve as the director of the interdisciplinary research effort between GMU, Old Dominion University and the Northern Virginia and Coastal Nodes of the CCI;

Leverage university-level strategic priorities in cybersecurity research to lead transformative growth and impact the research portfolio, and to further encourage and foster new and existing collaborations with academic, industrial, and governmental institutions in Northern Virginia, Coastal Virginia and the greater Washington, D.C., area;

Accelerate the growth of high-quality academic programs, facilitate interdisciplinary research initiatives, and broaden the scope and focus areas of research in Mason with significant potential for commercialization.

Required Qualifications:

Doctorate in CS, ECE, IT, or a related field;

Eligible for a tenured appointment as associate or full professor;

Outstanding cybersecurity research and publication record;

Commitment to excellence in both graduate and undergraduate education

significant leadership experience

US citizen

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