Assistant or Associate Professor - Cybersecurity (Full Time)
Qualifications: 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.
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 universitywide 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 http://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.
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Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university, with approximately 17,500 undergraduate, 120 post-baccalaureate, and 900 graduate students. The Cal Poly community fosters teaching, scholarship, and service in a learn-by-doing environment where students, staff, and faculty are partners in discovery. Cal Poly has built an exemplary reputation on its learn-by-doing approach to the preparation of undergraduate and graduate students. It is a distinctive learning community offering academically focused students a hands-on educational experience that prepares them for today's scientific and technical world. Cal Poly provides a balanced education in the arts, sciences, and technology, while encouraging cross-disciplinary and co-curricular experiences. U.S. News and World Report has ranked Cal Poly #1 among public master's universities in the western United States for 24 consecutive years. The University values free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. As a campus, we welcome and nurture a rich array of different perspectives, ideas and cultures. We encourage international an...d multi-cultural education in order to prepare students for successful participation and competition in a diverse world and a global workforce. We believe that diversity of our students, faculty, and staff enlivens and enriches Cal Poly’s educational environment.