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Mark Zachary Taylor | Jul, 14 2017


Faculty Position in Cybersecurity or Emerging Technologies @ Georgia Tech

Please circulate widely:

Faculty Position in International Security (Cybersecurity or
Emerging Technologies)
at the Georgia Institute of Technology, The Sam Nunn School of
International Affairs

The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at Georgia Tech invites
applications for a tenure-track (or tenured) position in
International Security at the rank of either Assistant or Associate
Professor to begin Fall 2018. The Nunn School seeks to hire an
individual whose demonstrated scholarly research and teaching in the
field have a functional concentration broadly related to the nexus
of science and technology with national/international security
policies and strategy.  Research foci of greatest interest include
cyber/information security or other emerging technology challenges. 
The School has a secondary interest in candidates able to apply
modern analytical techniques such as big data/social media analytics
or networks analysis to their research or teaching. There exist
opportunities for joint appointments with another School at Georgia
Tech, in particular those in the Colleges of Sciences, Engineering,
and Computing. Thus, comfort in working with technical experts and
teaching interdisciplinary courses is strongly encouraged.

Named for former US Senator Sam Nunn whose continued presence and
work on global issues inspires our efforts to be both useful and
innovative, our school draws on its unique setting at a premier
technological university to deliver innovative programs and
cutting-edge research that integrate science and technology with the
study of international affairs.  The School focuses on how
technology affects national security, economic well-being and
competitiveness, and prospects for international cooperation and
conflict.  Our School seeks to equip our students with Georgia
Tech’s cutting edge technology tools, a global perspective and
leadership skills through a new model of professional education that
is theoretically grounded and practice and policy oriented.

Located in midtown Atlanta, Georgia Tech enrolls over 25,000
students and is consistently ranked as one of the top seven public
universities in the country.  Georgia Tech is a unit of the
University System of Georgia and an AA/EO employer; women and
minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.  Additional information
pertaining to the Nunn School is available at

Applicant review will begin immediately and continue until the
position is filled.  To receive full consideration,
application materials should be received by October 1, 2017 and
include: (1) a letter of interest describing the candidate’s
relevant experience, including statement of research and teaching;
(2) a curriculum vita; and (3) the names, positions, and contact
information of five references. The position is subject to budgetary

Materials should be sent to:  Chair, Nunn School Search Committee,
ATTN: Shamecia Powers; The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs;
Georgia Institute of Technology; 781 Marietta Street NW; Atlanta,
Georgia 30318.  Applicant files will be treated confidentially. 

Mark Zachary Taylor
Associate Professor
Sam Nunn School of International Affairs
Georgia Institute of Technology
781 Marietta Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30332-0610
Book: The Politics of Innovation

Lea Shanley | Jul, 15 2017


Re: Faculty Position in Cybersecurity or Emerging Technologies @ Georgia Tech


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Zak,Please let us know when we can share this announcement with the South Big Data Innovation Hub research coordination network. The South Big Data Hub (one of 4 such Hubs sponsored by NSF) is standing up a working group focused on security research challenges and emerging technologies such as big data/social media analytics or networks analysis. Our goal is to foster a research community of practice to share data, tools, and literature.Nitin Argawal, Kathleen Carley, and Huan Liu, co-organizers of 2017 International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling & Prediction and Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation, are helping to guide this effort.If you or others are interested in participating, please email me at Best regards,LeaLea Shanley, PhDco-Executive Director, South Big Data Innovation HubUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill