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Faculty Position Applications Accepted Until February 4

As of Jan 21, we have reopened the Interfolio site for applications. Since we're already well along in the selection process, only exceptional applications will be considered.  After Feb 4, the process will be too far along for us to consider any further applications at all.

Job Opening

We're hiring! The details are below.

Application procedure

Please submit your application via Interfolio. The web address is full consideration, applications should be submitted by Dec. 15, 2014.

Hiring Announcement

The Department of Computer Science at Brown University seeks applicants in the area of applied security and privacy, broadly construed (including but not limited to system and network security, applied cryptography, user and data privacy, practical and usable security, and security issues related to cyber-economics), for a faculty position starting on July 1, 2015. Candidates with a primary interest in security and privacy, but whose research extends into or draws from other areas as well, are welcome and encouraged to apply.

In selecting candidates, we will consider quality of research, teaching, and compatibility with the needs and interests of the department. The position is open for all ranks with preference given to junior candidates.

The department has 27 tenured and tenure-track faculty members as well as several adjunct, research, and visiting faculty members. Department members frequently take advantage of Brown's interdisciplinary culture via collaborations with numerous other departments and centers, including Africana Studies, Applied Mathematics, Art, Biology, Brain Science, Cognitive Linguistic and Psychological Sciences, Computational Molecular Biology, Computer Vision, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, Medicine, the Physical Sciences, and Psychology.

Brown University is located in Providence, RI, close to Narragansett Bay, an hour from Boston and about three hours from New York City. Providence has been consistently rated as among the Northeast's most livable cities and is home to diverse intellectual, artistic, and business communities.

Application Instructions

Junior applicants must have completed all requirements for the doctoral degree by the start of the position. The initial appointment as assistant professor is for four years and is renewable. Applicants for a junior position must submit 3 letters of reference, and senior candidates should submit 5 names of references whom the committee may contact.

These should be submitted by December 15, 2014. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

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Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.