Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in CyberSecurity 2020

Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
20 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
20 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Location KAUST, Thuwal


The Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering Division ( at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) invites applications for multiple faculty positions at all levels (Full, Associate, and Assistant Professor) in fields related to Cyber Security. This search is part of a university-wide Cyber Security initiative. All relevant research areas will be considered, including, but not limited to: Cyber Resilience, Intrusion detection, Systems security, Secure databases, Theoretical Foundations, Cryptography, Secure Communications, Privacy and anonymity, Machine learning in Cyber Security, IoT security and Digital Forensics.

High priority will be given to the overall originality and promise of the candidate’s work rather than the candidate’s sub-area of specialization within Cyber Security. An earned PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field, and strong publication record in top-tier conferences and journals, are required. Senior candidates must have demonstrated strong leadership in the field. Women are strongly encouraged to apply. A successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at the graduate level and to build and lead a research group of postdoctoral fellows and graduate students. Faculty members enjoy secure research funding from KAUST and have opportunities for additional funding through several KAUST provided sources and through industry collaborations.

KAUST ( is an international, graduate-only research university, located on the shores of the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia. KAUST offers superb research facilities, including the 5 Petaflop/s Shaheen-2 supercomputer and a large-scale virtual reality installation; generous assured research funding; and internationally competitive salaries. KAUST attracts top international faculty, scientists, engineers and students to conduct curiosity-driven and goal-oriented research to address the world’s pressing scientific and technological challenges.

How to Apply:

You will be required to complete an application form and upload the following materials:

  • A complete curriculum vitae with a list of publications
  • A research plan
  • A statement of teaching interests
  • The names and contact information for at least 3 references for an Assistant Professor position
  • A list with the names and affiliation of potential referees for an Associate Professor and Full Professor position

For more information, please contact Prof. Marco Canini:

Because of the high volume of applications that we receive, only applications submitted through the online Interfolio form will be considered. Applications will be evaluated as soon as they are received, and will receive full consideration until the positions are filled.

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