University of Idaho
Location: Moscow, Coeur dAlene, Idaho Falls
Division/College: College of Engineering
Employee Category: Faculty
Pay Range: $95,000 or higher commensurate with experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
The Computer Science Department at the University of Idaho seeks full-time, clinical teaching faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing Fall 2023 to support the growth and development of our cybersecurity programs. We will consider candidates from any area of cybersecurity, with an earned PhD in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or a closely related area, and evidence of strong teaching capability.Cybersecurity is a priority for the Computer Science Department, the University of Idaho, and the State of Idaho. In 1999 the University of Idaho was one of the first seven institutions in the country to be designated an Academic Center of Excellence for Cyber Defense education by the National Security Agency. We have continued to make cybersecurity an important feature of our academic and research programs. Building on this decades long track record in cybersecurity we have recently created several new degree programs in cybersecurity, which are growing rapidly. We are hiring faculty to support this and future growth. The University of Idaho has a research center dedicated to cybersecurity research: the Center for Secure and Dependable Systems. Additionally, we have research centers dedicated to robotics: the Center for Intelligent Industrial Robotics (CI2R), data science: the Institute for Interdisciplinary Data Sciences, transportation: the National Institute for Advanced Transportation Technology, the Center for Advanced Energy Studies, and modeling: the Institute for Modeling Complex Interactions. Significant interdisciplinary research collaborations and well-established working relationships, including joint appointments, exist with National Labs and regional industry.The successful candidate will have an earned PhD in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or a closely related area, evidence of successful collaborative skills, evidence of strong teaching capability and enthusiasm for supporting student success. Clinical teaching faculty are expected to support the educational role of the University, through classes and service. A small portion of their time may be dedicated to research.The University of Idaho is a land-grant research institution founded in 1889. It has a strong tradition of research and teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The CS department has expertise in cybersecurity, robotics, software engineering, embedded systems, ML, data science, programming languages and databases. This position will complement these existing strengths and leverage a large body of existing opportunities to collaborate across the University including our main (Moscow) and branch campuses (Idaho Falls and Coeur dAlene).
- An earned Ph.D. in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or a closely related field
- Excellent communication skills
- University level teaching experience
- Evidence of ability to teach college-level courses in Computer Science
- Interest and enthusiasm for supporting student development
- Interest in pursuing and supporting research and scholarship activities
- Ability to advise undergraduate and graduate students
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Required Licensures, Certifications or other
Posting Number: F001101P
Posting Date: 02/14/2023
Open Until Filled: Yes
First consideration will be given to complete application packets received by February 28, 2023.
Complete application packets consist of: Application, CV, letter of qualification, contact information for 4 references, and statements of teaching and research.
This position is available in Moscow, Idaho Falls or Coeur dAlene, depending on candidate preference.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.