Multiple Faculty Positions in Data Science & Engineering

  • Professional
  • Auburn, AL
  • Posted 4 weeks ago
  • Expires on: January 19, 2019

Auburn University
Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering (CSSE)

Auburn CSSE invites applications from candidates specializing in all areas related to data: analytics, engineering, mining, science and techniques for massive data storage, querying and analysis to solve real-world problems. We seek candidates at the Assistant Professor level, however outstanding candidates at a senior level will also be considered. A Ph.D. degree in computer science, software engineering or a closely related field must be completed by the start of appointment. Excellent communication skills are required.

The department will offer a new joint (with the Department of Mathematics and Statistics) M.S. degree in Data Science & Engineering in fall 2019. Successful candidates will play an active role in this program as well as develop a nationally recognized and extramurally funded research program in Data Science & Engineering.

CSSE is home to the Auburn Cyber Research Center (, and is affiliated with the McCrary Institute for Critical Infrastructure Protection and Cyber Systems (  The department currently has 21 full-time tenure-track and six teaching-track faculty members, who support strong undergraduate and graduate programs (M.S. in CSSE, M.S. in Cybersecurity Engineering and Ph.D. in CSSE). Faculty research areas include artificial intelligence, architecture, computational biology, computer science education, cybersecurity, data science, energy-efficient systems, human-computer interaction, Internet of Things, learning science, machine learning, modeling and simulation, multi-agent systems, networks, software engineering and wireless engineering. Further information may be found at the department’s home page

Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier public land-grant institutions. It is ranked 52nd among public universities by U.S. News and World Report. The university is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, its positive work environment, its student engagement, and its beautiful campus. Auburn residents enjoy a thriving community, recognized as one of the “best small towns in America,” with moderate climate and easy access to major cities or to beach and mountain recreational facilities. Situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, Georgia, and Montgomery, Alabama, Auburn residents have access to excellent public school systems and regional medical centers.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, research vision, teaching philosophy, and names of three to five references at There is no application deadline. The application review process will continue until successful candidates are identified.

Selected candidates must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work legally in the United States at the time of appointment for the proposed term of employment. Auburn University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.