Assistant Professor - Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

  • Louisiana State University
  • Baton Rouge, LA, USA
  • Oct 26, 2023
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems Engineering & Applied Sciences

Job Description


Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track)

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Louisiana State University


The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at Louisiana State University (LSU), Baton Rouge invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting August 2024. The EECS School consists of the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), and the Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) divisions.


We seek candidates with expertise that complement and add to the current cybersecurity focus of the school, particularly in the areas of hardware security and trust, and security aspects of cyber-physical systems, IoT, and industrial control systems. Candidates in other areas of cybersecurity, including trustworthy AI and machine learning, AI-driven cyber-analytics, cyber-forensics, security in distributed systems, network security, and cloud and web security are also encouraged to apply.


LSU is Louisiana's flagship university and is committed to expanding its cybersecurity research and education presence. The EECS school has a strong track record in research and graduate training, with active research projects in various electrical engineering, and computer science and engineering fields. LSU is an NSA-designated Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations (CAE-CO). The ECE Division offers ABET-Accredited programs in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering. The CSE Division offers concentrations in Software Engineering, Cybersecurity, Cloud Computing, and Data Science at the undergraduate level.


The EECS division is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty, and we strongly encourage applications from members of groups underrepresented in computer engineering and computer science. Candidates are expected to foster an inclusive learning environment.



50% of the position include establishing a vigorous, externally-funded research program, publishing in top journals/conferences, supervising graduate students.

50% will be teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and participating in school and university committees.




Preferred and Required Qualifications


Required qualifications: Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field and a strong record of published research. Candidates completing their Ph.D. before appointment will be considered. The candidate must have demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching, conducting research, and the ability to attract funding.

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Additional Job Description:

Special Instructions:

Any offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check and submission of official transcripts. Applications will be reviewed starting January 2, 2024 or earlier, and the review will continue until the position is filled. We strongly encourage early applications. Questions regarding this position or its salary should be directed to the Electrical Engineering Chair, Dr. Jerry Trahan at (

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


Additional Position Information:

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

Remote Work - Positions approved to work remotely outside the State of Louisiana shall be employed through Louisiana State University’s partner, nextSource Workforce Solutions, for Employer of Record Services including but not limited to employment, benefits, payroll, and tax compliance. Positions employed through Employer of Record Services will be offered benefits and retirement as applicable through their provider and will not be eligible for State of Louisiana benefits and retirement.


LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (



HCM Contact Information:

For questions or concerns related to updating your application with attachments (e.g., resumes, RS:17 documents), date of birth, or reactivating applications, please contact the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or email  For questions or concerns regarding the status of your application or salary ranges, please contact the department using the information provided in the Special Instructions section of this job posting.


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