Applications are invited for multiple faculty positions, at all ranks, in the Computer Science and Cyber Engineering programs within the College of Engineering and Science (COES) at Louisiana Tech University for highly qualified research faculty and educators.
The candidate must have earned a Ph.D. degree in the Computer Science or a closely related field. Proven research track record, outstanding teaching skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, and a demonstrated commitment to high quality student success are expected. Successful candidate will be expected to perform exceptional research, procure extramural funding to support research, advise graduate and undergraduate students, collaborate with other faculty, and teach effectively both at undergraduate and graduate levels. Areas of interest include cyber, mobile and cloud security, critical infrastructure and systems security, cyber-physical and trustworthy systems, digital forensics, and agile software development. Other areas can also be considered.
Louisiana Tech is designated as a Tier 1 national university by the 2014 U.S. News & World Report college rankings, and is the only Tier 1 national university in the nine-member University of Louisiana System. COES currently enrolls over 2,000 students, including 200+ masters and 150+ doctoral students. Annual research expenditures of the College have averaged $16M over the past three years. The College is concluding a building campaign to build a new Integrated Engineering and Science Education Building that will provide 100,000 square feet of space to expand its focus on project-driven curricula. COES launched the nation’s first BS in Cyber Engineering degree in 2012, and has recently embarked on a bold partnership to significantly grow capacity and graduates in computer science, cyber engineering and related areas to support targeted economic development efforts in the region. More details about the College and the programs of Computer Science and Cyber Engineering are available at: http://coes.latech.edu. Both undergraduate and graduate degrees are offered in the disciplines.
To apply, send (1) a cover letter, (2) a detailed curriculum vitae, (3) a vision statement of research, (4) a teaching statement, and (5) full contact information for at least four references, in a single PDF file electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "CS/CYEN Faculty Application: <Applicant’s Last Name, Applicant’s First Name>". Outstanding candidates can also be nominated with a corresponding letter of qualification. Review of applications and nominations will begin on September 1, 2014, and will continue until suitable candidates are identified. Letters of enquiry can be submitted to Dr. Sumeet Dua, Upchurch Endowed Professor and Director of Computer Science and Cyber Engineering at email@example.com.