Army Cyber Institute

1317 9897Position ID: ACI-CYBMATH [#9897]
Position Title: Instructor / Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Professor of Cyber and Math
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: West Point, New York 10996, United States [map]
Subject Area: Cyber Math
Starting Date: 2017/06/01
Application Deadline: 2017/02/01 finished (posted 2016/12/23, listed until 2017/02/01, private)
Position Description:    

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The Army Cyber Institute at the United States Military Academy (USMA) seeks applicants for research faculty members in mathematical disciplines within the cyber domain (e.g., mathematics, operations research, data science, machine learning, statistics, network science) in the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor (USMA offers renewable contracts in lieu of tenure). USMA, the oldest engineering school in the nation, is situated 50 miles north of New York City in the picturesque Hudson Valley and offers a Tier I undergraduate program devoted to educating leaders of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, and Country. USMA’s rigorous programs, quality faculty, and student-to-faculty ratio of 12:1 attract a student body of 4,400 of the nation's best. The Army Cyber Institute (ACI) is a team of civilian and military faculty and staff members who are a national resource for research, advice, and education in the cyber domain -- engaging military, government, academic, nonprofit, and industrial cyber communities for the purpose of enabling effective Army cyber operations. The ACI embraces an interdisciplinary cyber viewpoint. ACI faculty members generally teach half time and conduct relevant research, outreach, and professional service as the remainder of their duties. Preferred applicants will hold an advanced degree (Ph.D.) in a cyber-related technical field. Previous work, research, and teaching experience in a cyber-related discipline is beneficial. We are looking for passionate cyber professionals capable of conducting and leading relevant research, serving as an outstanding teacher and mentor to students (both in and outside the classroom), contributing to the development of junior faculty members, and advancing institute and academy governance. The twelve month salaries are competitive.

The primary responsibility of a faculty member / research fellow at the Army Cyber Institute is to conduct innovative research on topics related to operations in the cyber domain. Additional duties include teaching undergraduate courses. These courses vary from undergraduate introductory courses to advanced level courses to cadet capstone projects. The subject matter for teaching courses will vary based on department and applicant’s academic background, but applicants should be well-versed in how aspects of their discipline contribute to information assurance and security in the cyber domain. The position will be required to teach a minimum number of sections each academic year, and the primary workplace will be at the Army Cyber Institute, working on cyber-related research in small military-civilian teams. Faculty members are expected to continuously participate and develop in the areas of teaching, scholarship, service and Academy governance, cadet (student) development, and faculty development. For more information on the Military Academy visit our website at and the ACI at .

This is a full time (renewable) term appointment in the U.S. excepted service starting on or about 1 June 2017 for 36 months. USMA offers renewable contracts in lieu of tenure. As a term employee you will be eligible for medical insurance, life insurance and retirement. You will also earn annual leave and sick leave. 

 SALARY: Competitive salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must (a) hold a bachelor’s degree or higher that included or was supplemented by major study in a cyber-related technical field or (b) possess a combination of education and experience -- courses equivalent to a major in a cyber-related technical field plus appropriate experience or additional course work that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the 4-year course of study described above.  

SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTORS/KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Applicants will be evaluated on the following: 1) Academic accomplishments (advanced degree in a mathematical field, with PhDs preferred). 2) ability to teach undergraduate courses in USMA’s Department of Mathematics as a faculty member, including experience and ability to develop courses and curriculum in cyber-related disciplines and to mentor cadet research projects; 3) experience in cyber-related research as it pertains to their education and discipline, and an ability to work on and lead teams conducting meaningful cyber-related research; 4) demonstrated potential to contribute to cadet development, faculty development, and service to the Army Cyber Institute, the United States Military Academy, and their profession; 5) Experience in and ability to create collaborative relationships and foster communication with individuals in academic, governmental, non-profit organizations, and private industry;

The Army Cyber Institute will be attending the Joint Math Meetings 4-7 January, 2017 in Atlanta. If you will also be in attendance and would like to schedule a job interview. Please email MAJ Natalie Vanatta, at

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2101 New South Post Rd.
Spellman Hall
West Point, NY 10996
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