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Research Scientist (124720)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Candidates must apply online through the University of West Florida website: https://jobs.uwf.edu. Applicants must attach the following documents: 1) a letter of application/interest 2) curriculum vitae 3) a statement of research, including grant and publication goals and accomplishments 4) contact information for three recommendation letter providers. There will be an opportunity to upload these documents during the application process. For assistance, please contact Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or email jobs@uwf.edu.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Number 124720 00
Position Title Research Scientist (124720)
Working Title Research Scientist
Department 6023 - Center for Cybersecurity
Job Summary

The Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) and the University of West Florida (UWF) in Pensacola, FL, invite applications for a joint appointment for the position of Research Scientist in Cybersecurity. The successful candidate will provide leadership for nationally recognized research activities and externally funded grants in cybersecurity, and will conduct innovative research that aligns with IHMC and UWF research thrusts and engages IHMC and UWF researchers as well as industry and government partners.

The appointment will start January 2017 or later and will be split between IHMC and UWF. The Research Scientist will lead collaborative research projects with IHMC and UWF colleagues and develop a research program in cybersecurity. The successful candidate will have demonstrated national prominence in research related to cybersecurity as evidenced by externally funded grants, high quality peer-reviewed publications and successful collaborations. Applicants with grant expertise in research areas applicable to cybersecurity, including artificial intelligence, machine learning, data analytics, networking and human factors, are encouraged to apply.

Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related discipline from an accredited institution and a strong record of cybersecurity-related research leadership, as evidenced by lead roles on significant externally funded grants, peer-reviewed publications, and successful institutional and industry partnerships.

FLSA Exempt
Minimum Qualifications

Doctoral degree from an accredited institution or the highest degree appropriate in the field of specialization with a demonstrated record of achievement, in teaching, academic research, and service.

Preferred Qualifications

Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related discipline from an accredited institution and a strong record of cybersecurity-related research leadership, as evidenced by lead roles on significant externally funded grants, peer-reviewed publications, and successful institutional and industry partnerships. Successful applicants will have potential to collaborate with IHMC and UWF researchers on cybersecurity projects and grants.

Salary Range Competitive and commensurate with education and experience.
Contract Period (In Months) 12 months
FTE 1.0
Normal Work Hours 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday, Flexible

Posting Details

Posting Details

Employment based visa sponsorship will be considered for this position.

Requisition Number F00079PO
Number of Vacancies 1
Work Location UWF main campus and IHMC
Desired Start Date
Position End Date
Open Date
Close Date 12/15/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates must apply online through the University of West Florida website: https://jobs.uwf.edu.

Applicants must attach the following documents:
1) a letter of application/interest
2) curriculum vitae
3) a statement of research, including grant and publication goals and accomplishments
4) contact information for three recommendation letter providers.

There will be an opportunity to upload these documents during the application process.

For assistance, please contact Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or email jobs@uwf.edu.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a doctoral degree from an accredited institution or the highest degree appropriate in the field of specialization?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a demonstrated record of achievement in academic research?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a demonstrated record of achievement in service?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application/Interest
  3. Statement of Research
Optional Documents