Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track)

Louisiana State University (LSU)
Division of Computer Science ad Engineering

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 ( 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.

Required Qualifications: The successful applicant will possess a Ph.D. in Computer Science or other relevant discipline and will have a record of published research and the ability to attract funding. Applicants who are all but dissertation (A.B.D.) and will complete the Ph.D. by the time of appointment will be considered. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in all areas of computer science, conducting research, and the ability to attract research sponsorship.

Candidates who have satisfied all other doctoral requirements but dissertation submission and will complete their Ph.D. by time of employment will also be considered.

Campus interviews will be conducted in Baton Rouge, LA, prior to an offer being extended. Any offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check and submission of official transcript. Full review of applications will be conducted starting January 3 of 2024 or earlier, and the review will continue until the position is filled. We strongly encourage early applications which will be reviewed immediately upon receipt. Questions regarding this position or salary should be directed to the Faculty Search Committee via email at

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, statement of research and names of at least 3 references.

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