Multiple Open Rank, Tenured or Tenure-Track Faculty Positions


  • Professional
  • Columbia, SC
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Expires on: March 13, 2017

University of South Carolina
Department of Computer Science and Engineering

As part of a major college-wide hiring initiative, the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of South Carolina seeks dynamic new faculty, at all ranks, to begin Fall 2017. See http://www.cec.sc.edu/employment for information on broad areas of emphasis, application instructions, and information about the University of South Carolina. Examples of interest areas include:

  1. Cybersecurity and embedded systems (2 positions) including hardware security, trustworthy embedded systems, secure high performance computing, and safety, security, and reliability of cyber-physical systems and the Internet of Things. Please send materials to Cyber2017@cec.sc.edu.
  2. Computational and data science (2 positions) including the development of scalable machine learning algorithms, causal inference using large-scale simulations and large datasets, data visualization, and uncertainty quantification as applied to various science and engineering fields. Please send materials to Computation2017@cec.sc.edu.
  3. Robotics and controls (2 positions) including autonomous vehicles, environmental monitoring, service robotics, and process controls. Please send materials to Controls2017@cec.sc.edu.

Eligible candidates should possess a Ph.D. degree and a demonstrated record of research accomplishments. Successful candidates will be expected to develop internationally recognized, externally funded research programs that complement existing strengths in the department and college. Applicants will also be expected to participate in interdisciplinary projects.

Applicants should submit one complete PDF file that includes: (1) cover letter, (2) CV, (3) teaching statement, (4) research statement, and (5) names and contact information for at least three references to the email addresses provided above for each position.

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering in the College of Engineering and Computing offers B.S. degrees in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, and Computer Engineering, M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and Computer Engineering, and a Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security Studies. The Department has 21 full-time faculty members (10 of whom are NSF CAREER award recipients), an undergraduate enrollment of 872 students, a graduate enrollment of 175 students, and over $1.5 million in annual research expenditures.

The University of South Carolina is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities and women are especially encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status.