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Job ID: 136527

Assistant Professor
Wichita State University

Date Posted Jan. 16, 2020
Title Assistant Professor
University Wichita State University
Wichita, KS, United States
Department Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Application Deadline Feb. 20, 2020
Position Start Date Aug. 10, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Computer Science
    Electrical and/or Electronics

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Wichita State University is pleased to announce a search for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Of interest is a candidate with research and teaching interests in areas related to cybersecurity, software security, and/or software engineering. Complete requirements and application instructions are available at

Applications should include: (1) a cover letter indicating candidate qualifications, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) names and contact information (phone number and e-mail address) of three or more individuals who will provide letters of recommendation, (4) one-page research statement, (5) a one-page teaching statement including the candidate’s teaching philosophy, and (6) statement outlining your past and anticipated future contributions to diversity . Candidates should apply online by February 20, 2020 for fullest consideration. Applications will be accepted until available positions are filled. The expected start date is August 10, 2020.

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science currently serves approximately 700 undergraduate students and 200 graduate students and is experiencing rapid growth. The department offers BSCE, BSCS, BSEE, MSCN, MSCS, MSEE, and PhD EECS degrees, with ABET-accredited undergraduate programs. The department also offers a graduate certificate in the area of CyberSecurity. More information about the department can be found at

WSU’s campus is an attractively landscaped architectural showplace with more than 16,000 students. Wichita, a thriving community of roughly 400,000 people, is home to aerospace leaders Textron Aviation (Cessna and Beechcraft), Bombardier Learjet, Airbus, and Spirit Aerosystems. The WSU Innovation Campus brings industry, students, and faculty together to collaborate in new buildings and laboratories.

Wichita State University recognizes that innovation is cultivated by inclusion and seeks to foster an environment of diversity in culture, thought and experience. We strive to integrate these institutional values into all aspects of our learning, living and working community. WSU is family-friendly. Available to all faculty are such things as – educational benefits for spouses and dependents, same-sex spouse benefits, and family leave. Very important for new faculty, there are provisions to pause tenure review if they become a parent. WSU is a recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Catalyst award to assess and create avenues for women and minority STEM faculty to achieve their career goals.

Wichita State University does not discriminate in its employment practices, educational programs or activities on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran.

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