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Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Science (Cybersecurity)

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Job title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Science (Cybersecurity)

Company: University of South Carolina

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Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Science (Cybersecurity)
University of South Carolina Upstate
FAC00240PO23
Spartanburg, SC

The Division of Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of South Carolina Upstate invites applications for Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Science. This is a 9-month tenure-track position with a start date of August 16, 2024. Individuals with expertise in cybersecurity, network security, cybersecurity software development, and digital forensics are strongly encouraged to apply. The selected candidate will participate in or lead U.S. National Security research and development work in collaboration with the newly founded National Security and Government Institute at USC Upstate in accordance with Section 10632 of the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022, should opportunities become available. Participation in a malign foreign talent recruitment program is prohibited.

The Division offers degrees in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, and Cybersecurity. The Computer Science program is accredited by CAC of ABET. USC Upstate has various internal grant opportunities to fund faculty and student research projects.

Faculty position to teach on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campus.

The University of South Carolina Upstate is a comprehensive public university and a senior institution of the University of South Carolina. U.S. News and World Report ranks USC Upstate among its Top Public Regional Colleges and No. 2 in South Carolina. Located between Charlotte and Atlanta along the I-85 corridor, one of the fastest growing business and high-tech regions in the country, the campus is within easy driving distance of the Appalachian mountains and the Atlantic Ocean beaches. The University has an enrollment of approximately 5,000 students and employs approximately 650 full and part-time faculty and staff, reflecting the diversity of Upstate South Carolina. In addition, students and faculty from over 25 nations reflect the university’s international character. USC Upstate is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for faculty, staff, and administrators. We are an EOE/AA employer and are strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity

USC Upstate is seeking teacher-scholars who (i) have a commitment to excellence in teaching and working with a diverse student population and (ii) show clear potential for scholarly research and publication. USC Upstate is committed to building a faculty with expertise in student and civic engagement and active learning pedagogies, (e.g. service-learning, mentoring undergraduate research, and the scholarship of teaching, learning and application) and with teaching online or hybrid courses. USC Upstate provides extensive support for junior faculty including competitive professional-development funding, opportunities for student-faculty research collaboration, and a range of workshops and mentoring programs to develop our strengths as teacher-scholars.

The College of Science and Technology is comprised of three academic units whose missions all relate to the promotion of STEM-related programming-the Department of Informatics and Engineering Systems, the Division of Mathematics and Computer Science, and the Division of Natural Sciences and Engineering. Each unit offers rigorous and engaging academic programming, opportunities for undergraduate research, engagement with community partners, and internship and service opportunities. The college embraces diversity and student-centered learning, and strives to provide opportunities for growth with the development of innovative cross-disciplinary activities. Our outstanding faculty provide quality instruction, work closely with students, conduct significant research, and are involved in community engagement. For more information, please visit our website at .
Required Education and Experience

Applicants for the rank of Assistant Professor must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Security, or closely related field by the start date of employment. ABD candidates with a completion date no later than August 15, 2024 will be considered.

To qualify for the rank of Associate Professor, applicants must meet the requirements for Assistant Professor, plus have at least five years of relevant post-doctoral academic and/or industry experience by the start date of employment, plus a record of excellence in teaching, scholarship and service that meets the Division’s criteria for tenure and promotion:

Applicants must be eligible for employment in the United States in accordance with the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 for the purpose of participating in or leading research and development activities related to U.S. National Security.

A successful background check is required.
Preferred Qualifications

Expected salary:

Location: Spartanburg, SC

Job date: Sat, 23 Dec 2023 07:25:36 GMT

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