Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

(Tenure-Track)

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Louisiana State University

The Division of Computer Science and Engineering within the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Louisiana State University (LSU) - Baton Rouge invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor, beginning August 2022. Our focus area is applied cybersecurity. An ideal candidate will have research and teaching interests in one or more of the following areas: software reverse engineering, malware analysis, memory forensics, digital forensics, cyber operations, and exploit development. Exceptionally qualified candidates at the rank of associate and full professor will also be considered.

 

The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science is comprised of the Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Division and the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Division. The CSE division (www.cse.lsu.edu) has a strong record in research and graduate training (MS and PhD degrees), with ongoing federal, state and industry-funded research projects in many key areas of computer science. The CSE division offers a concentration on cybersecurity for undergraduates, has funding from the National Science Foundation for the Scholarships for Service (SFS) program, and is currently undergoing review for designation as an NSA-designated Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations (CAE-CO). We are also building a cyber range under the new FIREStarter program, in collaboration with the Louisiana State Police, to expose students to large scale defensive and offensive cyber operations. Excellent opportunities exist for collaboration with the ECE division and other departments in the College of Engineering, and the Center for Computation and Technology. LSU-HPC provides state-of-the-art supercomputing and storage facilities enabling research collaborations across diverse fields.

 

Responsibilities: Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in cybersecurity; establish a vigorous, extramurally funded research program; publish in highly ranked journals or conference proceedings; supervise graduate students; and serve on committees to support the department's and LSU's educational and research missions. The position will be 50% teaching and 50% research. LSU has a large number of highly motivated cybersecurity students and in selecting applicants for this position, strong emphasis will be placed on a candidate’s ability to teach effectively in a program that emphasizes hands-on cybersecurity.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Computer Science or relevant discipline and must have a record of published research and the ability to attract funding. A strong emphasis will be placed on a candidate’s ability to teach effectively in a program that emphasizes hands-on cybersecurity.
Applicants who are all but dissertation (A.B.D.) and will complete their Ph. D. by the time of the appointment will be considered. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Special Instructions:

Please include the following documents and information to your online application: email and mailing address, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy statement, research plan statement and three professional references.

 

A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire.

Apply Here: https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU/job/3325-Patrick-F-Taylor-Hall/Assistant-Associate-Full-Professor_R00061808 

Campus interviews will be conducted in Baton Rouge, LA, prior to an offer being extended. Any offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check. Applications will be reviewed beginning on February 15, 2022, and the review will continue until the position is filled. We strongly encourage early applications. Inquiries should be directed to the Faculty Search Committee via email at csesearch@lsu.edu.

An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

 

Special Instructions:

Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in cybersecurity; establish a vigorous, extramurally funded research program; publish in highly ranked journals or conference proceedings; supervise graduate students; and serve on committees to support the department's and LSU's educational and research missions. The position will be 50% teaching and 50% research. LSU has a large number of highly motivated cybersecurity students and in selecting applicants for this position, strong emphasis will be placed on a candidate’s ability to teach effectively in a program that emphasizes hands-on cybersecurity.

Additional Position Information:

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (hr@lsu.edu).

COVID-19 Vaccine Protocol:

LSU requires the COVID-19 vaccine for all students, faculty, and staff or mandatory monthly testing. New employees must either submit proof of vaccination within three (3) days of their official start date, otherwise they will be entered into the mandatory monthly testing protocol beginning in November 2021.

HCM Contact Information:

Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu

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