Assistant Professor (tenure-track) - Data Systems Security and Privacy (HDSI)

The University of California, San Diego invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track faculty position with primary appointment in the Halicioğlu Data Science Institute. The appointment will be at the Assistant level. Successful appointees will have a track record of scientific accomplishments, excellence in teaching, a commitment to university service and a commitment to support diversity, equity and inclusion at the university. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

We study principles, techniques, and tools for acquiring, managing, and analyzing large and complex datasets throughout their whole lifecycle. We build and deploy software systems and software-hardware integrated systems to aid data-driven decision making and responsible data science in both the digital and the physical worlds.

Search Focus:
We seek applicants with extraordinary research records and potential from data science that concern security and privacy (broadly understood) for all levels — including persons, devices, and systems — and all aspects of data science — including collection, analysis, management, and reuse.

We especially encourage applications from candidates with a track record of building tools and/or artifacts, and also demonstrated impact on major data science application domains (e.g., healthcare, medical devices, social networks) or societal infrastructures (e.g., transportation, smart grids, smart cities, cloud computing).

This position requires teaching of university students. A successful applicant will teach three courses per year at the undergraduate and/or graduate level on relevant topics. In addition, all formally appointed faculty in HDSI are expected to participate in mentoring undergraduate students’ year-long capstone projects.



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