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Tenure Track Assistant Professor Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity

University of New Brunswick


The Faculty of Computer Science at the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton Campus champions teaching and research in computer systems, human-computer interaction, and information and data science, and is home to the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity, Canada’s research leader in cybersecurity. The Faculty and the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity (CIC) invite applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Cybersecurity. We seek exceptional candidates with high quality research and publications to strengthen and complement our current training and research programs in the field of Cybersecurity.

To be considered for the position the applicant should have a PhD degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or in a relevant discipline; three years of related experience are desirable. The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong, externally funded research program, supervise graduate and undergraduate students, work with industry, and be able to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in Cybersecurity and other Computer Science priority subjects. A demonstrated willingness to work with industry is considered an asset. Exceptional oral and written communication skills and the ability to work on a team project are essential.

This position is subject to final budgetary approval and will start on or after January 1, 2020. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the successful applicant. Short-listed candidates will be required to provide satisfactory proof of credentials including appropriately certified translations of credentials into English, as applicable. Review of applications will begin in August 26, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, a detailed CV, a statement of contributions to research and teaching, sample research publications, and three reference letters to:

Dr. Luigi Benedicenti, Dean
Faculty of Computer Science, University of New Brunswick
P.O. Box 4400
Fredericton, NB E3B 5A3

Email: (with subject line marked as “CIC Assistant Professor Position”)

The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

Applicants will be required to obtain a Government of Canada security clearance of Secret (Level II). Applicants may be required to submit an application for additional security screening as part of the selection process; further information will be provided as needed. We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.