Professor (All Ranks) in Cybersecurity of AI and Cryptography

Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona 85281
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU) seek applicants for a tenure-track/tenured faculty position in the intersection of Cybersecurity, AI, and Cryptography in the School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering (CIDSE) and/or the School of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering (ECEE). Areas of interest include, but are not limited to: the robustness, security, and resilience of Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems; applied cryptography;cryptography foundations; cryptographically-assured privacy; privacy-preserving artificial intelligence and machine learning approaches; privacy-preserving databases; game-theoretic approaches to cybersecurity; secure multiparty computation and cryptography; hardware-level cryptographic security; secure enclaves; autonomous cybersecurity approaches; and other emerging areas covering various intersections of cybersecurity, AI, ML, and cryptography. 

The Center for Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics at ASU provides a framework for multidisciplinary collaboration. This center includes faculty from CIDSE, EECE, the W. P. Carey School of Business, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, School of Criminology and Criminal Science, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, and the School of Sustainability. Successful candidates will be encouraged to participate in and expand these collaborations.

We seek applicants who will contribute to our programs and expand collaborations with existing faculty at ASU. Located in Tempe with easy access to the outdoors and urban amenities, ASU's vibrant and innovative approaches to research and teaching are charting new paths in education and research in the public interest. Faculty members are expected to develop an internationally recognized and externally funded research program, develop and teach graduate and undergraduate courses, advise and mentor graduate and undergraduate students, and undertake service activities. ASU strongly encourages transdisciplinary collaboration and use-inspired, socially relevant research. Successful candidates will be encouraged to expand expertise and collaborations in these areas. The tenure home may be in any of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.  

Appointments will be at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank commensurate with the candidate’s experience and accomplishments, beginning August 2020.  

Application deadline is December 16, 2019.  Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool.  Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled. Apply at Candidates will be asked to submit the following through their Interfolio Dossier:

Cover letter 

Current CV

Statement describing research interests

Statement describing teaching interests

(Optional) A short diversity statement

Contact information for at least three references 

For further information or questions about this position please contact Professor Yan Shoshitaishvili at ( 

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. See ASU’s full non-‐ discrimination statement (ACD 401) at and the Title IX statement at

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources.  ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at  You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.



Required qualifications:  Earned doctorate or equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Cybersecurity, or a closely related field by the time of appointment.  Demonstrated evidence of excellence in research and teaching as appropriate to the candidate’s rank.  Desired qualifications: Commitment to teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, strong record of publications in top-tier venues and the potential for establishing an externally funded research program, and a strong commitment to bringing about real-world impact as a result of the candidate's research.


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Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona 85281

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