The College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity at the University at Albany is seeking applicants for multiple assistant professor faculty positions in the growing field of Informatics and Cybersecurity. Candidates’ focus within these fields is open, but may include: IUX, HCI, cybersecurity, data analytics, software engineering, networking, game design and development, and web science. Candidates should be able to take an integrative approach in working with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of backgrounds within and outside the college. Candidates should be committed to pursuing challenging, real-world applications of technology in various contexts, such as business, healthcare, energy & sustainability, cybersecurity, and government. CEHC has a goal of creating a dedicated team of educators and researchers capable of enabling our students to successfully explore and interpret the rich array of disciplines and perspectives contained within Informatics. The rank is assistant professor.
UAlbany is a nationally recognized leader in security and preparedness training, research and education, and has longstanding partnerships with key security agencies across the State and the nation. The University has received tens of millions of dollars in federal, state and private sector support to its schools, colleges and research centers based on this expertise. Partnerships with government agencies, private industry and not-for-profit organizations provide an opportunity to contribute to highly applied research and access to a wealth of resources held in these organizations and agencies. In addition, UAlbany takes pride in being a very diverse R1 University, and is committed to diversity in its teaching/learning and research endeavors.
The mission of the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity is to make a difference in the world by providing high quality academic programs, blending an interdisciplinary and entrepreneurial spirit, fostering enthusiasm for learning and teaching, promoting operational application of knowledge, and leading cutting-edge research initiatives that bring together people, technology, and knowledge to address the challenges of the 21st century. As the first college of its kind in the nation, the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity is growing rapidly as it has recently established both undergraduate and graduate academic programs in Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, and Cybersecurity in addition to the already established Informatics and Information Science programs. One of the Hallmarks of the College is the crosscutting nature of the education and research efforts across the fields contained. The University at Albany and the State of New York are committed to seeing the College become a global leader in education and research in these fields and are providing significant support to the establishment and planned growth of the unit. Like the University, the College is committed to increased diversity in all its activities.