Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Science (Cybersecurity)
The University of South Carolina Upstate is a positive, diverse, and empowering institution for motivated, success-minded students who want to be challenged academically, supported personally, and pushed to the boundaries of their potential in an opportunity-rich environment. Because the University of South Carolina Upstate is proud of its student body, we seek to attract a diverse applicant pool.
The Division of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of South Carolina Upstate invites applications for Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Science. This is a 9-month tenure-track position with a start date of August 16, 2024. Individuals with expertise in cybersecurity, network security, cybersecurity software development, and digital forensics are strongly encouraged to apply. The selected candidate will participate in or lead U.S. National Security research and development work in collaboration with the newly founded National Security and Government Institute atUSCUpstate in accordance with Section 10632 of theCHIPSand Science Act of 2022, should opportunities become available. Participation in a malign foreign talent recruitment program is prohibited.
The Division offers degrees in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, and Cybersecurity. The Computer Science program is accredited byCACofABET. USCUpstate has various internal grant opportunities to fund faculty and student research projects.
Applicants for the rank of Assistant Professor must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Security, or closely related field by the start date of employment.ABDcandidates with a completion date no later than August 15, 2024 will be considered. To qualify for the rank of Associate Professor, applicants must meet the requirements for Assistant Professor, plus have at least five years of relevant post-doctoral academic and/or industry experience by the start date of employment, plus a record of excellence in teaching, scholarship and service that meets the Division’s criteria for tenure and promotion.
Applicants must be eligible for employment in the United States in accordance with theCHIPSand Science Act of 2022 for the purpose of participating in or leading research and development activities related to U.S. National Security.
For a complete job description and to apply, go to https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/155971
Contact: Dr. Chunyu Ai
Division of Mathematics and Computer Science
University of South Carolina Upstate
800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC 29303
Phone: (864) 503-5361
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