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Employment Opportunities

The Hume Center for National Security and Technology is a fast-growing center at Virginia Tech, and currently supports over 100 faculty, staff, and graduate students. We are constantly looking for additional talent to support our programs as faculty, researchers, program managers, and administrative professionals. Opportunities exist both at the main campus in Blacksburg, Virginia, and at the Virginia Tech Research Center in Arlington, Virginia. We primarily seek US citizens and permanent residents to support our defense-funded research projects.

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      Research Assistant Professor / Research Associate Professor / Research Professor , redirect

      The Ted and Karyn Hume Center for National Security and Technology at Virginia Tech is seeking motivated applicants are sought to join as Research Assistant Professor, Research Associate Professor, or Research Professor to support rapid growth in our body of programs in resilient C4ISR Missions, Signals Intelligence & Cyber Operations and Autonomy and Orchestration. Rank will be determined based upon experience and credentials.

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      Program Manager , redirect

      Program Manager will be responsible for supporting researchers in the execution of programs focused in: 1) ISL: cybersecurity and big data, with a particular emphasis on critical infrastructure cybersecurity, deep learning, activity based intelligence, and analytic forecasting 2) ESL: RF machine learning, digital communications, automotive cybersecurity, wireless systems and radar platforms 3) AOSL: satellite systems, ocean systems, autonomous control, space domain awareness and system optimization and orchestration 4) Education & Outreach: experiential learning programs, scholarship administration, student recruitment, and sponsor engagement

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      Research Associate/Sr Research Associate , redirect

      Opportunities for Senior Research Associate/Research Associates in computer science, data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, mathematics, physics, statistics or engineering for research faculty roles in Arlington and Blacksburg VA. Specific responsibilities include:(1) Support research conducted in ISL in projects focused on data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and statistical evaluation (2) Contribute to technical documents/presentations and peer-reviewed academic papers (3) Provide mentorship to students working on programs

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      Senior Research Associate, Data Science , redirect

      This is a research and development position that may be based in Blacksburg or Arlington, Virginia and is part of the Hume Center’s Intelligent Systems Lab (ISL). Depending on the qualifications of the successful candidates, offer in rank may be at the research associate or senior research associate level. Specific responsibilities include (1) Support research conducted in ISL in projects focused on design of experiments, time series analyses, anomaly detection, natural language processing, large scale data infrastructure, and test and evaluation (2) Contribute to technical documents/presentations and peer-reviewed academic papers (3) Provide mentorship to students working on programs.