San Luis Obispo
Job ID: 104478
June 13, 2017
July 28, 2017
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TENURE-TRACK POSITION -- CYBERSECURITY
The Computer Science and Software Engineering Department at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Computer Science faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank beginning as soon as 1/8/2018. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Qualified candidates with industry experience are encouraged to apply. This position, sponsored for the first three years by Northrop Grumman Corporation, will be named the Northrop Grumman Professorship for the duration of the funding. 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'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 # 104478 or visit www.calpolyjobs.org/applicants/Central?quickFind=166117
Review Begin Date: September 7, 2017.
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. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. 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.