Idaho National Laboratory (INL) seeks a Chief Cybersecurity Research Scientist for the Cybercore Integration Center. This position will expand INL’s internationally-recognized applied control systems cybersecurity programs by leading the development and execution of a strategically-focused R&D portfolio that is targeted at the most urgent and impactful cyber-physical system challenges.
They coordinate efforts across INL’s multidisciplinary research areas, informed by INL's leading threat analysts, sector experts, and experiments from our Critical Infrastructure Test Range Complex, as well as external partners (National Laboratories, Universities, Industry, and Government stakeholders) to maximize research impact.
Through the development of innovative and unique research programs, the Chief Cybersecurity Research Scientist will add depth and experience to INL’s cybersecurity R&D team by attracting and retaining best-in-class research talent. The Chief Cybersecurity Research Scientist will participate in both national and international forums for the development of significant new concepts or novel approaches to control systems cybersecurity.
The Cybercore Integration Center is also at the core of INL's efforts to expand INL's Research & Education Campus in Idaho Falls with our University partners. The Chief Cybersecurity Research Scientist helps align university collaborations with Graduate Fellowships for impactful research experiences, prioritize INL's discretionary cyber R&D investments, and leverage university-led efforts at the Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES), co-located on our campus. Optional Joint Appointment(s) for research or teaching are available with one of INL's university partners for either the Chief Scientist or other research leaders they attract to the research and education campus.
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