Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track)

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Louisiana State University


The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at Louisiana State University (LSU), Baton Rouge invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting August 2024. The EECS School consists of the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), and the Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) divisions.


We seek candidates with expertise that complement and add to the current cybersecurity focus of the school, particularly in the areas of hardware security and trust, and security aspects of cyber-physical systems, IoT, and industrial control systems. Candidates in other areas of cybersecurity, including trustworthy AI and machine learning, AI-driven cyber-analytics, cyber-forensics, security in distributed systems, network security, and cloud and web security are also encouraged to apply.


LSU is Louisiana's flagship university and is committed to expanding its cybersecurity research and education presence. The EECS school has a strong track record in research and graduate training, with active research projects in various electrical engineering, and computer science and engineering fields. LSU is an NSA-designated Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations (CAE-CO). The ECE Division offers ABET-Accredited programs in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering. The CSE Division offers concentrations in Software Engineering, Cybersecurity, Cloud Computing, and Data Science at the undergraduate level.


The EECS division is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty, and we strongly encourage applications from members of groups underrepresented in computer engineering and computer science. Candidates are expected to foster an inclusive learning environment.



50% of the position include establishing a vigorous, externally-funded research program, publishing in top journals/conferences, supervising graduate students.

50% will be teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and participating in school and university committees.




About Louisiana State University

Louisiana State University was founded by the Louisiana General Assembly in 1853. It was founded under the name Louisiana State Seminary of Learning and Military Academy and was located near Pineville, Louisiana. The first session began January 2, 1860. LSU is a land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant institution, and is one of only 30 such universities in the nation.

LSU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

The University includes 9 senior colleges and 4 schools, in addition to specialized centers, divisions, institutes, and offices.

Enrollment is more than 28,000 students, including more than 1,600 international students and nearly 5,000 graduate students. LSU has more than 1,100 full-time faculty members and a staff of more than 3,500. LSU Libraries contain more than 3.2 million volumes. The School of the Coast and Environment (formerly CCEER) was designated as the first Coastal Marine Institute by the Minerals Management Service of the U.S. Department of the Interior.

LSU is located in Baton Rouge, the capital of Louisiana, a rapidly growing metropolitan area. South Louisiana is home to great historical traditions from plantation homes along the Mississippi River to food and music from New Orleans to Cajun country. As an institution, LSU is the flagship university in Louisiana and leads the nation in knowledge and research of coastal environments.


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