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Assistant Research Scientist (Cybersecurity)

Texas A&M University-Central Texas
Killeen, Texas 76549
  • Job Type
    Employee, Temp
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Texas A&M University – Central Texas invites nominations and applications for two Assistant Research Scientists in the area of Cybersecurity.  We welcome applications from recent PhDs and individuals seeking additional research training.

Job Description:

Successful candidates will be self-motivated, creative, and team-oriented with strong background and / or research interests in the following areas: Software security design, Internet of things (IoT) security & privacy, Cyber Physical Systems (CPS), Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning or Machine Learning, Cryptography, Encryption and Forensic Analysis.  Specific duties and responsibilities pertaining to research activities will be assigned by the Principal Investigator or the co-Principal Investigator, but normally include research activities of an independent nature in a technically/scientifically specific realm, or related duties as required.  The researchers may supervise other research personnel.  The nature of the duties is such that they require knowledge of an advanced type in a field of science or learning, are predominantly intellectual and varied in character, and require consistent exercise of discretion and judgment. An individual with this title will not be eligible to serve as a Principal Investigator.  

Minimum Requirements:  

  • Earned Ph.D., or equivalent, in Information Systems / Computer Science, Cybersecurity or a closely related area, or ABD with graduation date in hand.

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Experience in Cybersecurity
  • Experience with various deep learning & machine learning frameworks.
  • Experience in writing proposals and research papers in peer-reviewed conferences/journals.

TERM:  2 years. Continued employment contingent upon the availability of funding.

Salary range: $55,000 - $61,500

Interested applicants MUST apply online at the A&M Central Texas jobs site: https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/TAMUCT_External 

Required Documents:

CV Cover Letter/Letter of Application References (name, telephone number, email address)

About the University

Texas A&M University-Central Texas (A&M-Central Texas) was established in 2009 as an upper-level undergraduate and graduate institution within the Texas A&M University System.  In 2010, the U.S. Army donated 600+ acres of land for our campus. 

A&M-Central Texas is located on the northern edge of the beautiful Texas Hill Country in Killeen, Texas, a city of about 120,000 (not including the 50,000+ on Fort Hood, which is the largest Army installation in the world). Killeen is approximately an hour north of Austin, and is situated within the I-35 corridor, one of the fastest growing trans-metropolitan regions in North America. This area is known for its low cost of living, friendly people, cultural diversity, and its well-developed infrastructure.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


Posted: 2020-05-22 Expires: 2020-06-21

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Killeen, Texas 76549

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