Empire Innovation Professor/Scholar – Cybersecurity and Computer Systems

Department of Computer Science
Stony Brook University

Stony Brook University’s Department of Computer Science invites applications for a tenure-track/tenured faculty position with an expected starting date of Fall 2023.  We seek candidates that will complement and enhance our current strengths in cybersecurity and computer systems, broadly defined. We are also open to interdisciplinary candidates that specialize in cybersecurity/computer systems and another area such as AI/machine learning. Although the position is expected to be filled at the Associate or Full Professor level, exceptional candidates at a junior rank will also be considered.  The position will include the title of SUNY Empire Innovation Professor or Scholar.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related discipline, have outstanding scholarly records and stellar potential in their field of study, and demonstrate a sincere commitment to teaching and mentoring.  The department values diversity and seeks candidates who can contribute to a welcoming climate for all students. We strongly encourage applications from women and underrepresented groups.

The Department of Computer Science currently has 59 full-time faculty members and close to 2000 students in its undergraduate, masters and doctoral programs combined. The department is either home to or has significant partnerships with several interdisciplinary centers on campus.  They include the Institute for AI-Driven Discovery and Innovation, National Security Institute (NSI), Center for Visual Computing (CVC), Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology (CEWIT) and Institute of Advanced Computational Science (IACS). More information about the department is available from its web site www.cs.stonybrook.edu.

Stony Brook University is located approximately 60 miles east of Manhattan on Long Island’s beautiful North Shore. It is part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system and is widely regarded as its flagship. It is ranked 31 among public universities by U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 Best Colleges rankings and is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU).

Application Instructions

Applicants need to electronically submit a curriculum vitae, statements of teaching, research and diversity and three letters of recommendation or evaluation. Please apply here with the requested documents:  https://apply.interfolio.com/117473. Questions should be directed to recruit@cs.stonybrook.edu.