School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Louisiana State University
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 a tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting August 2024. The division is experiencing an all-time high enrollment, and we expect continued growth for the foreseeable future. Our hiring priority is in software engineering and related areas (systems and programming). Candidates from other areas will also 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, and collaborates closely with the local, active startup scene. The CSE division offers multiple concentration/specialization options, including software engineering, cybersecurity, cloud computing and networking, and data science and analytics at the undergraduate level (BS degree). Excellent opportunities exist for collaboration with the ECE division and other departments in and out of the College of Engineering, including the Center for Computation and Technology. LSU High Performance Computing provides state-of-the-art supercomputing and storage facilities enabling research collaborations across diverse fields.
Responsibilities: The position will be 50% teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels in areas of candidate's specialization in the field of computer science. Supervise teaching/research assistants and advising students. Maintain professional standards and level of competence. 50% Establish a vigorous, externally funded research program; publish in highly ranked journals and conference proceedings; supervise graduate students. Participate in University service, including committee activities. 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.
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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