Through the destination area process, each year Virginia Tech will advertise cluster hires of new faculty focused in specific destination area topics.

For the 2017-2018 school year, Virginia Tech is searching for faculty to work at the intersection of security for cyber, physical, and human systems, with a breadth that includes policy and technology aspects.

This faculty search is part of a cross-college cluster hire being conducted within the Integrated Security Destination Area, which is one of several focused Virginia Tech initiatives to recruit and support world-class groups of faculty colleagues that bridge disciplinary strengths. This initial hire focuses on all aspects of today’s embedded cyber-physical/human systems, and we are seeking colleagues who will build our departmental, college, and university strengths in the study of all dimensions of security and privacy at the interconnections of the digital and physical worlds as individuals, groups, organizations, and systems interconnect these domains of complex action. Over the next four years, the number of Internet-connected devices will more than double, intrinsically changing the ways people interact with technology and their environment; however, fundamental security and privacy challenges have yet to be adequately addressed for these new technologies. This cluster hire will foster interdisciplinary collaborations that explore these challenges through the lens of technology, law, governance, ethics, and business. 

 Department  Position  Location
 Business Information Technology  Asst/Assoc Collegiate Prof of Integrated Cyber-Security  Falls Church, VA
 Political Science  Assistant or Associate Professor of Integrated Security  Blacksburg, VA
 Mechanical Engineering  Open Rank Faculty in Dynamic Systems & Control  Blacksburg, VA

For a listing of all positions that mention "integrated security", please refer to the Virginia Tech human resources portal.