Computer Science

Gallogly Endowed Chair Professor of Cybersecurity
College of Engineering and Applied Science
Computer Science Department

The College of Engineering and Applied Science invites applications from nationally and internationally renowned individuals for the Gallogly Endowed Chair Professor of Cybersecurity. The qualified candidate will have an outstanding record of research/development accomplishments, as well as a record of practical application/work. The occupant of the Gallogly Endowed Chair will assume a leadership role in research activities at the Computer Science Department and in National Cybersecurity Center. He/she is expected to maintain a vigorous, creative, externally funded research program that compliments that of current faculty and builds on departmental strengths. External funding should be sufficient to support graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, etc., as needed to support the research effort. Teaching will be in support of the Department's Ph.D in Security degree, the Master of Information Assurance degree, and the rapidly growing Bachelor of Innovation in Computer Security degree programs. It would most likely include one undergraduate course and one graduate level course per year. Teaching would also include mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students in the research environment,

The overall workload is 50% academic, in the Computer Science Department, conducting teaching, research & development, and professional service in cybersecurity as faculty member. The remaining 50% of workload will be to develop research, teaching, and training opportunities in collaboration with National Cybersecurity Center (NCC). In particular, the candidate will help plan and design the infrastructure of the UCCS building housing NCC and to develop the programs for the center. This will include creating partnerships with institutions across the nation and advancing the cybersecurity industry. It will include fostering opportunities to partner closely with industry to drive student engagement and learning opportunities in cybersecurity

Examples of Work Performed 

-Submission of research proposal, leading a research team in cyber security. Developing significant funding from outside agencies to support research, development, infrastructure improvements. Publication of research results.

-Instruct in regularly scheduled classes including conducting exams, homework, and other evaluative instruments normally undertaken in a higher education institution.

-The ideal candidate will conduct and direct research of classified nature required by national agencies.

Applications submitted by Friday, January 20 th will receive full consideration.

Ph.D. in a cyber-security related area.

National and international reputation in cybersecurity area with either substantial publication record or substantial industrial impact.

Potential to be tenured in the Computer Science Department subjected to the Department's tenure and promotion criteria.

Able to get United States security clearance to conduct classified research

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Statement of Research Philosophy, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Application Materials Instructions:

1) List of references must include a minimum of 5 references with at least 2 from the private sector and 2 from the government/public sector - required

2) CV must include a web address to applicant's Google Scholar page - required

3) Applicants may attach up to 3 publications - optional

To apply: