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Gina Cody Research Chair in Cybersecurity and Internet of Things
Concordia University


Date Posted Dec. 11, 2018
Title Gina Cody Research Chair in Cybersecurity and Internet of Things
University Concordia University
Montreal, QC, Canada
Department Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science
Application Deadline Feb. 15, 2019
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2019
 
 
  • Associate Professor
    Professor
    Endowed/Distinguished Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Engineering - Other
    Computer Science
 
 

Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering

Ranked among the top ten engineering schools in Canada, the Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science is home to over 10,000 engineering and computer science students and a faculty complement of 230 professors. The Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science has about 4,500 graduate students enrolled in 35 graduate programs. The School’s research profile continues to grow as it fosters multidisciplinary approaches to finding solutions to a broad range of societal challenges. For more information on the Faculty, please visit: www.concordia.ca/ginacody

The Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering is dedicated to multidisciplinary research and training of graduate students, offering master’s degrees in Information Systems Security and in Quality Systems Engineering, and a PhD degree in Information and Systems Engineering. The Institute has 23 faculty members active in various areas of Information Systems Engineering, Information Systems Security, and Quality Systems Engineering. For more information about the Institute see: http://concordia.ca/ciise

The Institute seeks an outstanding candidate for the Gina Cody Research Chair position in Cybersecurity and Internet of Things (IoT) at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. Exceptional candidates at the Assistant Professor level in the aforementioned areas or in other related areas may also be considered. The five year research chair is renewable and comes with an attractive research package. The successful candidate shall be internationally recognized as a leader in the field of Cybersecurity and Internet of Things and possess a strong expertise in several of the following areas: cyber-security, cyber-physical systems, IoT security, cellular IoT, consumer and industrial IoT, advanced networking in IoT, edge computing, IoT for smart cities, and big data in IoT with a demonstrated ability to work in collaborative multidisciplinary settings. Applicants must hold a PhD in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a closely related engineering field. She/he shall have an excellent track record in leading major research initiatives, attracting strong external funding, supervising graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, and committed to excellence in teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Moreover, the applicant must demonstrate an original and innovative research program of the highest quality, and evidence of developing and maintaining research collaborations. Membership or eligibility for membership in a Canadian professional engineering association, preferably in the province of Quebec, is required. The language of instruction at Concordia is English; however, knowledge of French is an asset.

Applications must include a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, and the names and contact information of four referees. Electronic applications should be submitted by February 15, 2019 but will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. The appointment is expected to commence in July 2019 or shortly thereafter.

Kindly forward your electronic application to:

Dr. Abdessamad Ben Hamza, Director
Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering
Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada
Email: director-ciise@encs.concordia.ca


  • Concordia University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, members of sexual minorities, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversification; candidates are invited to self-identify in their applications. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.
    To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements:
    Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada
    No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Dr. Ben Hamza, Director, CIISE
    Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science
    Concordia University
    Montreal, QC
    Canada
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