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Job Summary

The Department of Computer and Information Science (CIS) at the University of Michigan-Dearborn invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in cybersecurity. The expected starting date is September 1st, 2017. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until suitable candidates are appointed. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. We offer competitive salaries and start-up packages.


Qualified candidates must have, or expect to have, a Ph.D. in computer science or a closely related discipline by the time of appointment and will be expected to do scholarly and sponsored research, as well as teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Required Qualifications*

Candidates for this position must have earned a PhD degree by September 1, 2017. Candidates at the associate professor rank should already have an established funded research program.

Additional Information

The CIS Department offers several BS and MS degrees, and participates in several interdisciplinary degree programs, including a Ph.D. program in information systems engineering. A departmental Ph.D. in Computer and Information Science is currently under development. The current research areas in the department include artificial intelligence, complex systems, computational game theory, computer graphics, data management, graphical models, machine learning, multimedia systems and gaming, networking, security, wearable sensing and health informatics, and software engineering. These areas of research are supported by several established labs and many of these areas are currently funded by federal agencies and industries.

The University of Michigan-Dearborn (UM-Dearborn) is one of the three campuses of the University of Michigan. UM-Dearborn, a comprehensive university offering high quality undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing education to residents of southeastern Michigan, and attracts nearly 9,000 students. Faculty and students have the opportunity to collaborate across all three campuses in research and scholarly activity. UM-Dearborn is located ten miles west of Detroit and thirty-five miles east of Ann Arbor. The campus is strategically located on 200 suburban acres of the original Henry Ford Estate in the Greater Detroit Metropolitan region.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.


The University of Michigan participates with the federal E-Verify system. Individuals hired into positions that are funded by a federal contract with the FAR E-Verify clause must have their identity and work eligibility confirmed by the E-Verify system. This position is identified as a position that may include the E-Verify requirement.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.