Research Professor (all ranks) in Next-Generation

Tempe, AZ

Arizona State University

The Secure, Trusted, and assured Microelectronics (STAM) Center and the School of Computing and Augmented Intelligence (SCAI) in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU) seeks applicants for a research professor (all ranks) with a strong applied cryptography and post-quantum cryptography background.  The STAM team has developed a set of highly optimized, parameterizable hardware modules to service as building blocks for faster design space exploration of post-quantum cryptosystems, especially the systems using Ring-LWE algorithms.  This position would begin August 2022.

This is a non-tenure track appointment with a fixed term academic year contract. Appointments will be made at the rank of Assistant Research Professor, Associate Research Professor or Research Professor commensurate with the candidate’s experience and accomplishments.

The successful candidate for this position will have a strong academic background in programming languages, applied cryptography, and machine learning.

This position requires an earned PhD degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Applied Mathematics or a related discipline.

Application deadline is August 5, 2022.  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

Contact information for at least three references

Statement describing commitment and approaches to advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging*

*The ASU Charter states, “ASU is a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves.” The Fulton Schools of Engineering are dedicated to continuous innovation, student success, faculty excellence, and cultivation of an environment that is diverse, equitable, inclusive and promotes belonging. The diversity statement provides applicants an opportunity to demonstrate their past and current activities in promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging and how future activities will align with upholding the ASU Charter. 

For further information or questions about this position please contact Dr. Michel Kinsy, Associate Professor, Director – Secure, Trusted, and Assured Microelectronics (STAM) Center 

A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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Posted: 06/23/2022