Job Title: Assistant Professor in Cybersecurity
Background: Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Computer Science invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Cybersecurity for the academic year 2019-2020, beginning August 12, 2019. The department is based at Loyola’s Lake Shore Campus on Chicago’s far north side and comprises ten tenure-track/tenured faculty; three tenure-track/tenured joint appointees; and three lecturers. The department serves approximately 400 undergraduate majors, 80 minors, and 135 masters students in the areas of computer science, bioinformatics, cybersecurity, information technology, and software engineering. For more information about the department, please visit http://www.cs.luc.edu.
Duties and Responsibilities: Teaching responsibilities include introductory courses in computer science and advanced courses related to the candidate’s areas of expertise. The development of new courses in the candidate’s area of expertise is encouraged. Applicants will also pursue an active program of research and engage in department, college, and university service as requested. Besides teaching and conducting their own professional research, the candidate is also expected to involve undergraduate and graduate students in research. Candidates with cybersecurity background will teach topics in security and privacy and are expected to be involved in cybersecurity club and mentoring students to
participate in regional and national cybersecurity competitions.
Minimum Qualifications: By the start of the academic year (2019-2020), candidates must possess a Ph.D. degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related discipline. They also must have strong records in both research and teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels. We encourage candidates in all areas of computer science/engineering to apply, but especially welcome candidates with a strong background in cybersecurity and privacy, including all relevant technical areas: cryptography, hardware security, security economics, usability of security, software security, network and cloud security, forensics, and privacy. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Candidates should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement/research agenda, and a letter of interest to www.careers.luc.edu. They also should provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position. Referees will not be contacted
immediately but might be at subsequent points in the review process. For further information about this position, please contact the Computer Science Faculty Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org or via regular mail:
Chair of Search Committee
Department of Computer Science
1032 W. Sheridan Rd
Loyola University Chicago
Chicago, Illinois 60660
Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity – including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment – is critical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual’s record of conduct that includes experience
with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities.Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.
As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission/. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.