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Now Hiring: Research Associates, Scientists, and Professors

Jan 4, 2018

The Ted and Karyn Hume Center for National Security and Technology is a university-level research center at Virginia Tech. Its mission is to cultivate the next generation of national security leaders by developing and executing experiential learning and research programs to engage students.

As one of the fastest growing research centers at Virginia Tech, sponsors and collaborators benefit from both highly experienced student talent and technical research leadership that address some of our nation’s greatest security challenges. The Hume Center team, most of whom have prior experience in industry and government roles, executes research on behalf of military and intelligence agencies and the companies that support them. We are seeking qualified individuals to join the research teams in our Aerospace Systems LabElectronic Systems Lab, and Information Systems Lab. The Center has open positions for research associates, scientists, and professors in all three of our labs.

Hume Center labs conduct research in cybersecurity, data science, artificial intelligence, machine learning, wireless communications, radar, embedded systems, cyber-physical systems, cubesats and smallsats, unmanned systems, and mission autonomy. Its researchers have the opportunity to execute programs in the national interest while helping develop students for national security careers.

Virginia Tech offers a comprehensive benefits package. Tuition waivers allow employees to pursue advanced degrees offered at Virginia Tech. Employees also have access to a variety of health and life insurance plans, retirement savings options and retirement planning counselors, generous paid leave, and proven opportunities to commercialize developed technologies. For more information about the Hume Center’s research labs, please visit the Aerospace Systems Lab page, the Electronic Systems Lab page, and the Information Systems Lab page. To learn more about and apply for the available positions, please click on the links below.