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Frostburg State University, Dept of Computer Science & Information Technologies, seeks applications for 2 tenure-track Instructor/Assistant Professor positions and a contractual non-tenure-track Lecturer to begin Fall 2014. Must be committed to quality teaching, curriculum development and research. Minimum ABD, earned doctorate preferred. We are particularly interested in candidates with knowledge in security. Details at Application deadline: February 25, 2014. - See more.

Posted 01/26/14 




Position Summary

Michigan State University Federal Credit Union is seeking an experienced Vice President Information Technology who will work to ensure the effective application of technology towards addressing strategic and tactical business initiatives and opportunities. As a member of the credit union’s senior management team, the Vice President Information Technology will be responsible for the supervision of the Information Technology staff including selection, training, coaching, mentoring, evaluation and compensation. The position has direct responsibility for the administration and supervision of all information technology, technology security, network administration, and telecommunications functions of the credit union. Five to seven years of job related experience in a supervisory capacity and a Bachelor’s degree is required.

Company Profile

With $2.5 billion in assets, a membership of over 180,000, over 515 employees, twelve branches, and more ATMs than any other institution in the Greater Lansing area, Michigan State University Federal Credit Union (MSUFCU) continues to develop in ways that best benefit its members and community. From MSUFCU’s opening in 1937 operating out of a desk drawer in the Michigan State University Administration building to the recent construction of a LEED® Gold-certified headquarters at 3777 West Road in East Lansing, MSUFCU has experienced many changes. Over the years MSUFCU has become the largest university-based credit union in the world. One thing that has never changed has been MSUFCU’s focus on its greatest asset: their members. Through dedicated and knowledgeable employees, new technologies, and innovative products and services, MSUFCU strives to always provide more ways to help members achieve financial success. MSUFCU’s mission is to provide superior service while assisting members and employees to achieve financial security, their goals, and ultimately, their dreams.

Community Profile

To live in East Lansing is much like having the best of two worlds. It offers small-town ambience to families that desire a wholesome, quality community in which to raise a family, while also offering a cosmopolitan sophistication to those seeking nightlife, great shopping and more. The community’s tree-lined avenues, beautiful neighborhoods, and unparalleled shopping and recreational offerings make it a fabulous living destination for everyone. A culturally and demographically diverse community, East Lansing is not only home to Michigan State University, one of the largest learning centers in the country, but is also in close proximity to the City of Lansing, home to the Michigan State Capitol. The city of Lansing is home to the arts, in every possible form. Lansing has world-class performance venues and art galleries, showing how this community has a taste and appreciation for the finer things.


An excellent and competitive compensation package will be offered to the selected candidate.

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Posted 01/26/14



Syracuse University: Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS)

The EECS department invites applications for a tenure track/tenured Associate or Full Professor in Computer Science. The ideal candidate would be an accomplished researcher in Cybersecurity. Researchers in all areas of cyber-security are invited to apply.


A doctorate in Computer Science or a closely related field is required at the time of employment. Start-up funds commensurate with the needs of the individual will be provided for the successful candidate.


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The starting date is expected to be in August 2014. For more information or to apply, please visit the following web site: (Job #070940). For detailed information about the Department of EECS, please see the following web site: .

Posted 01/25/14





Senior faculty position in software systems

Applications are invited for a senior faculty position in the Max

Planck Institute for Software Systems (MPI-SWS). The position is that

of a director and scientific member of the Max Planck Society, and is

comparable to an endowed chair position at a leading university.

Directors lead their individual research groups, and also provide

strategic direction for the institute, mentor junior faculty, and take

turn in chairing the faculty. A successful candidate is an

internationally recognized leader in the research community, and

pursues a compelling and far-reaching research vision.

All areas related to the study, design, and engineering of software

systems are considered. These areas include, but are not limited to,

security and privacy, embedded and mobile systems, social computing,

large-scale data management, programming languages and systems,

software verification and analysis, parallel and distributed systems,

storage systems, and networking. Preference will be given to

candidates whose research complements existing strengths.

MPI-SWS, founded in 2005, is part of a network of 82 Max Planck

Institutes, Germany's premier basic research facilities. MPIs have an

established record of world-class, foundational research in the fields

of medicine, biology, chemistry, physics, technology and

humanities. Since 1948, MPI researchers have won 17 Nobel

prizes. MPI-SWS aspires to meet the highest standards of excellence

and international recognition with its research in software systems.

To this end, the institute offers a unique environment that combines

the best aspects of a university department and a research laboratory:

a) Faculty independently lead a team of graduate students and

post-docs. They have full academic freedom and publish their research

results freely. Substantial base funding complements third-party


b) Faculty supervise doctoral theses, and have the opportunity to

teach graduate and undergraduate courses.

c) Faculty are provided with outstanding technical and administrative

support facilities as well as internationally competitive compensation


MPI-SWS currently has 10 tenured and tenure-track faculty and 50

doctoral and post-doctoral researchers. The institute is funded to

support 17 faculty and up to 100 doctoral and post-doctoral

positions. Additional growth through outside funding is expected. We

maintain an open, international and diverse work environment and seek

applications from outstanding researchers regardless of national

origin or citizenship. The working language is English.

The institute is located in Kaiserslautern and Saarbruecken, in the

tri-border area of Germany, France and Luxembourg. The area offers a

high standard of living, beautiful surroundings and easy access to

major metropolitan areas in the center of Europe, as well as a

stimulating, competitive and collaborative work environment. In

immediate proximity are the MPI for Informatics, Saarland University,

the Technical University of Kaiserslautern, the German Center for

Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), and the Fraunhofer Institutes for

Experimental Software Engineering and for Industrial Mathematics.

Qualified candidates are invited to send a CV and cover letter to The review of applications will begin on Feb 1,

2014; applications will continue to be accepted until the position is


The Max Planck Society is committed to increasing the representation

of women and individuals with physical disabilities in Computer

Science. We particularly encourage such individuals to apply.

Posted 01/25/14


Capital Group has recently established a Information Technology Security Response Center to monitor, analyze and respond to security events and incidents. Capital Group's Information Technology Risk Management organization is looking for a dynamic and experienced manager to lead and manage the team as well as the Managed Security Service vendor. The Information Technology Security Response Center Manager will be responsible for growing and maturing the management, analysis, response, and reporting of Information Technology security events and incidents.

Key responsibilities:

  • Establish the vision for the Information Technology Security Response Center and manage the strategies to achieve that vision.
  • Provide industry expertise to the Information Technology Security Response Center team on effective event and incident management processes and techniques.
  • Support technology and business management with data security event and incident metrics and trends.
  • Provide effective leadership, subject matter expertise and support to technology and business partners in managing Information Technology security incidents.
  • Provide leadership to the Information Technology Security Response Center team to effectively reduce IT risk and establish a baseline profile of traffic, events and incidents.
  • Manage data security events, ensuring that they are properly identified, analyzed, cataloged, and escalated (as appropriate) to incidents.
  • Manage and respond to data security incidents and maintain hunter activities to identify, analyze and report on activity and trends that could be indicative of risk.
  • Gather and maintain forensics to support investigative and risk analysis and mitigation efforts.
  • Establish and communicate metrics and reports.
  • Identify, prioritize and direct tool and process requirements.


Job Requirements

  • 3-5 years experience in managing a Security Operations Center (SOC), Security Analysis Center (SAC), Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) or similar environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze complex issues and provide appropriate solutions.
  • Experience in managing and motivating teams including providing career development for direct reports.
  • Excellent process management and incident management skills.

Posted 01/24/14




Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science.

The Department of Computer Science invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor, with the possibility of renewal, beginning September 2014.  Applicants with interdisciplinary interests that combine computer science with art, biology, economics, or environmental science are particularly encouraged to apply; candidates with interests in graphics, mobile computing, security, or other areas of computer science are also invited. The minimum qualification is a M.Sc in computer science with demonstrated teaching experience, with preference given for a Ph.D. in computer science or a closely related field.  Applicants must provide evidence of the ability to effectively teach and advise undergraduates. Teaching load is 6 courses per year, with a laboratory course in computer science counting as 1.5 courses. 

Allegheny College is a highly selective private liberal arts college with a dedicated faculty of teacher-scholars.  More information about the Department of Computer Science's students, faculty, staff, and facilities is available at Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests, applicable transcripts, and arrange to have three letters sent from references, at least one of whom can comment on teaching, to: Gregory M.  Kapfhammer, Associate Professor and Chair, care of Pauline Lanzine, Review of applications will begin immediately.  Applicant must be authorized to work in the United States to be considered.

Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, with a strong institutional commitment to develop a diverse faculty and staff.  Women and members of other under-represented groups are encouraged

to apply.

posted 01/24/14


The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga invites applications from exceptionally qualified candidates in Computer Science or Computer Engineering for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level beginning August 1, 2014. A Ph.D. is required and strongest consideration will be given to candidates with expertise in Information Security and Assurance, Big Data Analytics, Data Communication, or Networking.

 The CSE Department (, part of the College of Engineering and Computer Science, offers an ABET accredited B.S. degree, a M.S. degree, and has received certification by the CNSS, NSA, and DHA as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education. The College is also home to the SimCenter and its graduate programs (M.S./Ph.D.) in Computational Engineering.

To apply, please e-mail in Word or PDF format an application letter, résumé, descriptions of your teaching and research philosophies, a copy of your transcript showing the completion of your doctoral degree, and three letters of recommendation to  If you have questions please contact Dr. Joe Dumas at (423) 425-4084 or

Screening of applicants who have provided complete information will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action/Title VI & IX/Section 504 ADA/ADEA institution, and, as such, encourages the application of qualified women and minorities.


Posted 01/24/14


Rochester Institute of Technology

The Department of Computing Security at the Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for the position of Department Chair to begin August 2014.

In July of 2012, the Department of Computing Security at RIT was established to address critical security challenges cutting across computing disciplines. The department engages in a wide range of research and teaching activities, including: big data analytics, cryptology and covert communications, digital forensics, mobile device, networks, privacy, security measurement, security pedagogy, sensors, software, and systems security. Through these activities, the department seeks to advance the discipline and to meet the rapidly growing need of computing security professionals in the workforce.

The successful candidate shall be ready to assume the leadership and administrative responsibilities of the department. A key role of the chair will be to lead the department in shaping and increasing its research and scholarship profile. Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. or equivalent in a related field and experience commensurate with that of a full professor. Applicants must have demonstrated research excellence in computing security, a track record of external funding, and a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education.

The Computing Security department consists of 15 full time faculty members (9 primary and 6 secondary) and 3 staff members. Currently, the department has approximately 300 students in its graduate and undergraduate degree programs. Faculty members actively participate in the College’s Ph.D. Program in Computing and Information Sciences and advise doctoral students. The department is part of RIT’s largest college, the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences, which has an enrollment of over 3200 students. In addition to the Computing Security department and the PhD program, the College is home to the Departments of Computer Science, Information Sciences and Technologies, and Software Engineering, and the School of Interactive Games and Media.

Candidates should visit and search 575BR for specific information about the position and the application process. Refer to for information about RIT and the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov

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