Assistant or Associate Professor – Cybersecurity


Cal Poly State University
Computer Science and Software Engineering

The Computer Science and Software Engineering Department at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Computer Science faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank beginning Fall Quarter 2020. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Qualified candidates with industry experience are encouraged to apply.

The College of Engineering at Cal Poly is committed to building a diverse faculty of teacher-scholars who collaborate to provide a multi-disciplinary and hands-on approach to student learning and applied research. We believe that individuals from diverse backgrounds strengthen our programs and positively impact student success. We encourage qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply for consideration. Duties include teaching undergraduate and master’s level courses, enriching the curricula with new courses in computer security, conducting research, and providing service to the department, the university, and the community. Particular areas of interest include: software security, malware analysis, reverse engineering, mobile security and web security. Cal Poly emphasizes Learn by Doing which involves extensive lab work and projects in support of theoretical knowledge. To this end, the Computer Science and Software Engineering Department maintains an array of modern computing facilities and specialized labs for instructional and faculty support. In particular, Cal Poly supports two cutting-edge laboratories dedicated to teaching and conducting research in computer security. In addition, a university-wide Center for Cybersecurity has been established for the continued development of the university’s capabilities in cybersecurity research and education. A new cybersecurity training facility to be located at Camp San Luis Obispo is in development, which operates under the auspices of the California National Guard. Cal Poly will serve as a partner in the upcoming facility, and collaborative efforts from computer science faculty will be desirable.

Please apply for this position here:  jobs.calpoly.edu

At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly’s values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. Cal Poly’s commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.