Faculty Recruiting

The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science is comprised of the Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Division and the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Division. The CSE division (www.cse.lsu.edu) has a strong record in research and graduate training (MS and PhD degrees), with ongoing federal, state and industry-funded research projects in several key areas of computer science. The CSE division offers multiple concentration/specialization options in the undergraduate program, including cybersecurity, software engineering, cloud computing, and data analytics. Excellent opportunities exist for collaboration with the ECE division and other departments in the College of Engineering, and the Center for Computation and Technology. LSU-HPC provides state-of-the-art supercomputing and storage facilities enabling research collaborations across diverse fields. 

Seeking Multiple Assistant Professors in Computer Science:

The Division of Computer Science and Engineering within the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Louisiana State University (LSU) - Baton Rouge invites applications for five tenure-track Assistant Professors starting August 2023 or earlier. The division is experiencing an all-time high enrollment. Our hiring priority areas include software engineering, programing languages, systems, cybersecurity, computer vision and graphics, artificial intelligence. Candidates from other areas will also be considered. Exceptionally qualified candidates at the rank of associate and full professor with tenure will be considered. 

The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science is comprised of the Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Division and the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Division. The CSE division (www.cse.lsu.edu) has a strong record in research and graduate training (MS and PhD degrees), with ongoing federal, state and industry-funded research projects in many key areas of computer science. The CSE division offers multiple concentration/specialization options including software engineering and cybersecurity at the undergraduate level (BS degree). Our cybersecurity program has been designated one of only 22 programs in the country as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations (CAE-CO).  Excellent opportunities exist for collaboration with the ECE division and other departments in and out of the engineering college, including the Center for Computation and Technology. LSU-HPC provides state-of-the-art supercomputing and storage facilities enabling research collaborations across diverse fields.

Responsibilities:  Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in our priority areas mentioned above; establish a vigorous, extramurally funded research program; publish in highly ranked journals or conference proceedings; supervise graduate students; and serve on committees to support the department's and LSU's educational and research missions.  The position will be 50% teaching and 50% research. LSU has a significant number of highly motivated students and in selecting applicants for this position, emphasis will be placed on a candidate’s ability to engage students in and out the classroom. 

Required Qualifications: The successful applicant will possess a Ph.D. in Computer Science or other relevant discipline and will have a record of published research and the ability to attract funding. Applicants who are all but dissertation (A.B.D.) and will complete the Ph.D. by the time of appointment will be considered. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Campus interviews will be conducted in Baton Rouge, LA, prior to an offer being extended.  Any offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.  Applications will be reviewed starting November 11, 2022, and the review will continue until the positions are filled. We strongly encourage early applications. Inquiries should be directed to the Faculty Search Committee via email at csesearch@lsu.edu. 

Additional Information

Posting Date: October 26, 2022

Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified)

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer: LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (hr@lsu.edu).

HCM Contact Information: Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu

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