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CS Tenure-Track Faculty Positions
CS Research Faculty Positions
CS Teaching Faculty Positions
CS / Informatics Teaching Faculty: Data Informatics
CS / Informatics Teaching Faculty: Cyber Security

 


CS Tenure-Track Faculty Positions:

USC Viterbi School of Engineering - Computer Science Department – Multiple Tenure-track Faculty Positions

The Computer Science Department of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering is in a period of significant and sustained faculty growth. We have multiple openings for tenure-track positions in all areas and at all levels of seniority. While we primarily seek assistant professor applicants, we are interested in exceptional candidates at all levels.

We expect all candidates to have a strong commitment to research, doctoral student mentoring, and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. All applicants must have earned a doctorate in Computer Science or a closely related field by the date of appointment.

We are also interested in exceptionally accomplished candidates who can be transformational faculty members both in computer science and interdisciplinary computing. Such candidates should contact the Department Chair, at cschair@usc.edu. Outstanding senior applicants who have demonstrated academic excellence and leadership, and whose past activities document a commitment to issues involving the advancement of women in science and engineering may be also considered for the Lloyd Armstrong, Jr. Endowed Chair, which is supported by the Women in Science and Engineering Program endowment.

Applicants should submit their applications online HERE.

Applications must include a cover letter indicating the applicant’s area of specialization, detailed curriculum vitae, a statement on current and future research directions, a teaching statement, and names of at least three professional references. Applications should be submitted by December 15, 2015. Applications received after this deadline may not be considered.

The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is among the top tier engineering schools in the world. It counts 180 full-time, tenure-track faculty members, and it is home to the Information Sciences Institute, two National Science Foundation Engineering Research Centers, a Department of Energy EFRC (Energy Frontiers Research Center), and the Department of Homeland Security’s first University Center of Excellence, CREATE. The school is affiliated with the Alfred E. Mann Institute for Biomedical Engineering, the Institute for Creative Technologies and the USC Stevens Center for Innovation. Research expenditures typically exceed $180 million annually. With 37 tenure-track, 33 research faculty, and 10 teaching faculty, the USC Department of Computer Science is one of the nation’s leading centers of research and education in the field.

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.


CS Research Faculty Positions:

The Computer Science Department (http://cs.usc.edu) at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering (http://viterbi.usc.edu) seeks candidates for a research faculty position. This is full time, benefits eligible faculty position on the non-tenure track. While we are interested in exceptional candidates in all areas of computer science, our priorities are as follows: Agents, Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, Complexity, Databases, Games, Graphics, Information Management, Multimedia, Natural Language Processing, Networks, Programming, Robotics, Software Systems and Engineering, Systems, and Vision. Qualified candidates should have a doctoral degree in Computer Science (or equivalent) by the date of appointment. Salary and benefits are competitive.

Applicants should submit their applications online HERE.

Applications must include a cover letter indicating the area of specialization, a detailed curriculum vitae, a research statement, and names of at least three professional references. Applicants may also optionally include a teaching statement. Applications should be received by September 30, 2015. Applications received after this deadline may not be considered.

The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is among the top tier engineering schools in the world. It counts 180 full-time, tenure-track faculty members, and it is home to the Information Sciences Institute, two National Science Foundation Engineering Research Centers, a Department of Energy EFRC (Energy Frontiers Research Center), and the Department of Homeland Security’s first University Center of Excellence, CREATE. The school is affiliated with the Alfred E. Mann Institute for Biomedical Engineering, the Institute for Creative Technologies and the USC Stevens Center for Innovation. Research expenditures typically exceed $180 million annually. With 37 tenure-track, 33 research faculty, and 10 teaching faculty, the USC Department of Computer Science is one of the nation’s leading centers of research and education in the field.

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.


Teaching Faculty (All Ranks)

The Computer Science Department (http://cs.usc.edu) at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering (http://viterbi.usc.edu) seeks candidates for teaching positions to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. These are full time, benefits eligible faculty positions on the non-tenure track. Competitive candidates will have the training and experience necessary to teach effectively in a highly-ranked Computer Science department that advances undergraduate students through an accredited BS degree program and graduate students enrolled in MS and PhD programs. While we are interested in candidates with backgrounds in all areas of Computer Science we are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, Databases, Games, Programming Languages, Networks/Systems, and Software Engineering. Relevant industry experience is valued for candidates interested in teaching games-related courses.

These are primarily teaching positions; all candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching. Faculty will spend the majority of their time on teaching and teaching-related duties with reduced obligation for research and University service. Qualified candidates should have a doctoral degree in Computer Science (or equivalent) by the date of appointment. Salary and benefits are competitive. While we seek applications at the level of Lecturer, in exceptional cases, applicants with longer teaching experience may also be considered for a commensurate position (e.g., Senior Lecturer).

Applicants should submit their applications online HERE.

Applications must include a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and names of at least three professional references, at least two of whom must be familiar with, and able to comment on, the applicant’s teaching experience. Applicants may also optionally include a research statement. Applications should be received by October 15, 2015. Applications received after this deadline may not be considered.

The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is among the top tier engineering schools in the world. It counts 180 full-time, tenure-track faculty members, and it is home to the Information Sciences Institute, two National Science Foundation Engineering Research Centers, a Department of Energy EFRC (Energy Frontiers Research Center), and the Department of Homeland Security’s first University Center of Excellence, CREATE. The school is affiliated with the Alfred E. Mann Institute for Biomedical Engineering, the Institute for Creative Technologies and the USC Stevens Center for Innovation. Research expenditures typically exceed $180 million annually. With 37 tenure-track, 33 research faculty, and 10 teaching faculty, the USC Department of Computer Science is one of the nation’s leading centers of research and education in the field.

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.
 


CS / Informatics Teaching Faculty: Data Informatics

The Informatics Program (http://informatics.usc.edu) at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering (http://viterbi.usc.edu) seeks candidates for teaching positions (Lecturer) to teach graduate courses in the area of Data Informatics to support a newly formed Master program. These are full time, benefits eligible faculty positions on the non-tenure track. Competitive candidates will have the training and experience necessary to teach effectively in a highly-ranked Computer Science department that advances graduate students enrolled in the MS program. Candidates will have a background (or specific interest) in one or more of the following areas:

• Data management, including conventional (e.g., relational) and non-conventional (e.g., NoSQL) databases and Cloud-based approaches
• Data mining, including decision trees, neural networks, probability theory, stochastic systems, statistical techniques, pattern recognition, clustering and regression techniques
• Visual Analytics, including information visualization and user-interface design
• Data analytic tools, scalable analytics, data infrastructure
• Data intensive applications in domain sciences
• Database and Cloud privacy and security

These are primarily teaching positions; all candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching. Lecturers will spend the majority of their time on teaching and teaching-related duties with reduced obligation for research and University service. Industry experience in one or more of the stated areas is preferred. Qualified candidates preferably will have a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) but minimally must have an M.S. or higher degree in a related field by the date of the appointment. Salary and benefits are competitive. While we seek applications at the level of Lecturer, qualified candidates with substantial teaching experience or relevant background may also be considered for a commensurate higher-ranked position (e.g., Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor of Engineering Practice, or Professor of Engineering Practice).

Applicants should submit their applications online HERE.

Applications must include a cover letter (describing the applicant’s background, area(s) of specialization and teaching experience), a detailed curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and names of at least three professional references, at least two of whom must be familiar with, and able to comment on, the applicant’s teaching experience. Applicants may also optionally include a research statement. In order to receive full consideration, applications should be received by November 15, 2015. Positions are available starting August 16, 2016.

The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is among the top tier engineering schools in the world. It counts 180 full-time, tenure-track faculty members, and it is home to the Information Sciences Institute, two National Science Foundation Engineering Research Centers, a Department of Energy EFRC (Energy Frontiers Research Center), and the Department of Homeland Security’s first University Center of Excellence, CREATE. The school is affiliated with the Alfred E. Mann Institute for Biomedical Engineering, the Institute for Creative Technologies and the USC Stevens Center for Innovation. Research expenditures typically exceed $180 million annually. With 37 tenure-track, 33 research faculty, and 10 teaching faculty, the USC Department of Computer Science is one of the nation’s leading centers of research and education in the field.

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.


CS / Informatics Teaching Faculty: Cyber Security

The Informatics Program (http://informatics.usc.edu) at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering (http://viterbi.usc.edu) seeks candidates for teaching positions (Lecturer) to teach graduate courses in the area of Cyber Security to support a newly formed Master program. These are full time, benefits eligible faculty positions on the non-tenure track. Competitive candidates will have the training and experience necessary to teach effectively in a highly-ranked Computer Science department that advances graduate students enrolled in the MS program. Candidates will have a background (or specific interest) in one or more of the following areas:


• Hardened platforms
• High assurance software engineering
• Formal methods for program specification and verification
• Secure network technologies
• Authentication methods and tools
• Computer network operations topics
• Cryptographic methods, theory and tools
• Secure operating systems and security kernels
• Modern computer architectures
• Secure processor technologies, including instruction set architecture based on hardware segmentation and protection rings
• Information security policies and criteria development
• Digital and network forensics
• Assessment and formal evaluation
• Trusted systems and standards
• Privacy Technologies
• Proven verifiable protection of truly trustworthy high assurance security designed to substantially address the problems of adversarial attacks that include software and hardware subversion
• Other relevant topics.

These are primarily teaching positions; all candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching. Lecturers will spend the majority of their time on teaching and teaching-related duties with reduced obligation for research and University service. Industry experience in one or more of the stated areas is preferred. Qualified candidates preferably will have a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) but minimally must have an M.S. or higher degree in a related field by the date of the appointment. Successful candidates will have the ability to acquire a US government clearance. Salary and benefits are competitive. While we seek applications at the level of Lecturer, qualified candidates with substantial teaching experience or relevant background may also be considered for a commensurate higher-ranked position (e.g., Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor of Engineering Practice, or Professor of Engineering Practice).

Applicants should submit their applications online HERE.

Applications must include a cover letter (describing the applicant’s background, area(s) of specialization and teaching experience), a detailed curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and names of at least three professional references, at least two of whom must be familiar with, and able to comment on, the applicant’s teaching experience. Applicants may also optionally include a research statement. In order to receive full consideration, applications should be received by November 15, 2015. Positions are available starting August 16, 2016.

The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is among the top tier engineering schools in the world. It counts 180 full-time, tenure-track faculty members, and it is home to the Information Sciences Institute, two National Science Foundation Engineering Research Centers, a Department of Energy EFRC (Energy Frontiers Research Center), and the Department of Homeland Security’s first University Center of Excellence, CREATE. The school is affiliated with the Alfred E. Mann Institute for Biomedical Engineering, the Institute for Creative Technologies and the USC Stevens Center for Innovation. Research expenditures typically exceed $180 million annually. With 37 tenure-track, 33 research faculty, and 10 teaching faculty, the USC Department of Computer Science is one of the nation’s leading centers of research and education in the field.

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.