Job Title: Assistant or Associate Professor -Cybersecurity
Cal Poly State University
San Luis Obispo, CA United States
Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration
Assistant or Associate Professor -Cybersecurity
TENURE-TRACK POSITION -- CYBERSECURITY
The Computer Science and Software Engineering Department at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track Computer Science faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank beginning Fall 2019. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Qualified candidates with industry experience are encouraged to apply. These positions are sponsored by industrial partners which may provide additional opportunities for collaboration or support for professional development.
Duties include teaching undergraduate and master's level courses, enriching the curricula with new courses in computer security, conducting research, and providing service to the department, the university, and the community. A doctorate in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or a closely related field is required. Particular areas of interest include: software security, malware analysis, mobile security and web security.
Cal Poly emphasizes Learn by Doing which involves extensive lab work and projects in support of theoretical knowledge. To this end, the Computer Science and Software Engineering Department maintains an array of modern computing facilities and specialized labs for instructional and faculty support. In particular, Cal Poly supports two cutting-edge laboratories dedicated to teaching and conducting research in computer security. In addition, a university-wide Center for Cybersecurity has been established for the continued development of the university's capabilities in cybersecurity research and education. A new cybersecurity training facility located at Camp San Luis Obispo is in development, which operates under the auspices of the California National Guard. Cal Poly will serve as a partner in the upcoming facility, and collaborative efforts from computer science faculty will be desirable.
Cal Poly strongly values diversity and inclusion, especially in the classroom and among its areas of study. This Instructional Faculty search will occur at the same time as a university‐wide cluster of searches designed to increase curricular coverage of areas related to diversity and inclusion, as well as to promote inclusive teaching strategies across the university. If the successful Instructional Faculty AY candidate's research overlaps with the area of diversity and inclusion, there will be an opportunity to join and support these university efforts.
Cal Poly's Computer Science and Software Engineering Department offers Bachelor's Degrees in Computer Science, Software Engineering, and Master's Degrees in Computer Science. Also, the Computer Science and the Electrical Engineering departments jointly offer a B.S. degree in Computer Engineering. U.S. News & World Report ranks the Computer Science and Software Engineering Department among one of the top primarily undergraduate public programs in the nation. For further information about the department, visit csc.calpoly.edu
For full details, qualifications and application instructions (online faculty application required), visit WWW.CALPOLYJOBS.ORG and apply to Requisition #105041. Review Begin Date: December 31, 2018.
At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. EEO.
Qualifications & Requirements An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Software Engineering, or a closely related field from an accredited institution or international equivalent is required for appointment. Candidates nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) will be considered, but must provide proof that the doctorate was completed prior to the start of the appointment.
Candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and laboratory-based instruction, dedication to continued professional development and scholarship, and a broad-based knowledge of computer science/software engineering. Demonstrated ability in written and oral use of the English language is required.
The successful candidate must have the ability to work effectively with students, staff and faculty from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Cal Poly is committed to the teacher-scholar model. As teachers, faculty are expected to exhibit strong pedagogic skills and to remain proficient and current in their disciplines. As scholars, faculty should be engaged in scholarly work that is of very high quality as evidenced by external peer review. As colleagues, it is appropriate for faculty to perform service activities at all levels of the University.