The Department of Computer Science at the University of Vermont is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, with duties to start in late August of 2019. We are especially interested in applicants with expertise in security for systems, including architectures and operating systems, networks, and embedded/IoT systems. Ideal candidates would show strong potential for contributing to the activities and growth of the UVM Center for Computer Security and Privacy ( at UVM.

The applicant must have a PhD in Computer Science or a closely-related area. Competitive applicants will possess a significant track record of research excellence as appropriate to their seniority and be capable of outstanding teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. We are especially interested in scholars who will contribute to the growth of research efforts in UVM CS by building on existing strengths and developing new collaborations, and who will mentor junior researchers and students effectively. Depending on the level of experience, candidates may be eligible to participate in a tenure review prior to the start of their employment at the University with the approval of the Provost.

The scientific and academic environments in CEMS, and throughout the UVM university community are dynamic, highly collaborative, and multi-disciplinary. Significant campus resources for research collaboration include: The Vermont Advanced Computing Core, The Vermont Complex Systems Center, The Larner College of Medicine, and the Gund Institute for Environment. The University’s commitment to the growth of STEM disciplines, including Computer Science, is evidenced by the construction of the STEM Complex, its largest-ever capital project (to be completed Summer 2019).

The University is located in Burlington, Vermont, about 90 miles south of Montreal. Burlington is often rated as the best small city in America for quality of living, and features year-round outdoor recreation and cultural events. Greater Burlington has a population of approximately 150,000 and enjoys a panoramic setting on Lake Champlain, bordered by the Adirondack and Green Mountains.

The University of Vermont is 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 category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. The University of Vermont, established in 1791, is a comprehensive research university with a current enrollment of 12,000+ undergraduate, graduate, and medical students.

Application materials (5 documents) must be submitted online at, posting number F1147PO: (1) cover letter with names and contact information for at least three references (these must also be entered into the online application system), at least one of which can comment on teaching; (2) current curriculum vitae identifying specific areas of expertise; (3) a detailed statement of research interests; (4) a statement of teaching philosophy and interests; and (5) a diversity impact statement. Inquiries may be addressed to Dr. Asim Zia, Search Committee Chairperson, at Applications should be submitted by December 15 to ensure full consideration.