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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor


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Application review process will begin November 1, 2017 and continue until successful candidates are identified.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Posting Number P1029F

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

The Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering (CSSE), situated within the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions to begin in Fall 2018 or later. We seek candidates at the Assistant Professor level, however outstanding candidates at the Associate and Full Professor levels will also be considered. Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications. Responsibilities include research, graduate student supervision, graduate and undergraduate teaching, and service.

Minimum Qualifications

A Ph.D. degree in computer science, software engineering or a closely related field must be completed by the start of appointment. Excellent communication skills are required. Selected candidates must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work legally in the United States at the time of appointment for the proposed term of employment.

Desired Qualifications

We are interested in candidates specializing in all areas related to security, such as AI/machine learning applications to security, blockchain, cryptocurrency, cyberidentity, cyberinfrastructure and critical infrastructure protection, digital forensics, reverse engineering, secure cloud, mobile systems, networks and operating systems, secure software engineering, and securing the Internet of Things.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Application review process will begin November 1, 2017 and continue until successful candidates are identified.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
References required for this position? Yes
If yes, minimum number requested 3

Supplemental Questions

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    • Personal Referral
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Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research and/or Goals
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Rec1 (supplied by applicant-optional)
  2. Letter of Rec2 (supplied by applicant-optional)
  3. Letter of Rec3 (supplied by applicant-optional)
  4. Transcripts