The Computer Science and Software Engineering Department at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Computer Science faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank beginning Fall Quarter 2020. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Qualified candidates with industry experience are encouraged to apply.
The College of Engineering at Cal Poly is committed to building a diverse faculty of teacher-scholars who collaborate to provide a multi-disciplinary and hands-on approach to student learning and applied research. We believe that individuals from diverse backgrounds strengthen our programs and positively impact student success. We encourage qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply for consideration.
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. Particular areas of interest include: software security, malware analysis, reverse engineering, 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 to be 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.
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.
REVIEW BEGIN DATE: December 15, 2019.
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.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits available
Internal Number: 493949
About Cal Poly State University - Computer Science & Software Engineering
Cal Poly's Computer Science and Software Engineering Department offers Bachelor's Degrees in Computer Science and 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 Department among the top primarily undergraduate public programs in the nation. For further information about the department, visit csc.calpoly.edu.
San Luis Obispo, a city of 44,000, is located 12 miles from the Pacific Ocean and midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles on California's scenic Central Coast. The city has a small but very vibrant downtown area. The Central Coast boasts many high quality wineries, beaches, art galleries, live music events, farmer's markets and other excellent public education resources and recreational facilities. The area has an outstanding climate, with an annual average temperature of 70.2 degrees.
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