Job description

Job no: 4389
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Engineering
Department: Computer Science And Engineering 10016172
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience
Location: Ingham
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Tenure System Faculty, Education/Training


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Position Summary

Join Michigan State University's Global Impact Initiative, designed to address the grand challenges through the creation of over 100 new faculty positions in some of the most promising and exciting fields of research. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds. MSU offers an inclusive and collaborative work environment.  To learn more, visit

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the College of Engineering at Michigan State University invites applications for a tenure system position in the area of Embedded Cybersecurity.

The successful candidates are expected to leverage existing programs and facilities, and build on inter-and cross-disciplinary research strengths at MSU. Research areas should focus on securing resource-constrained systems considering both hardware and software.

The position will be filled at the level of Professor or Associate Professor depending on the qualifications and record of the successful candidate. The candidate is expected to establish a sustainable research program, make significant scholarly contributions to their discipline, be an effective teacher and mentor of both undergraduate and graduate students, and engage in institutional and professional service. This faculty position will be a joint appointment in the Departments of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) and Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE).

MSU enjoys a park-like campus with outlying research facilities and natural areas. The campus is adjacent to the city of East Lansing and the capital city of Lansing. The Lansing metropolitan area has a diverse population of approximately 470,000.  Local communities have excellent school systems and place a high value on education. Michigan State University is pro-active in exploring opportunities for employment for dual career couples, both inside and outside the University. Information about MSU's dual career support can be found at Information about WorkLife at MSU and the College of Engineering can be found at State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. A member of the Association of American Universities, MSU is a research-intensive institution with 17 degree-granting colleges.

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Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must have earned a PhD in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering or a related field, with expertise in the general area of Embedded Cybersecurity with applications in areas such as transportation, energy, health care, and the Internet of Things. The candidate is expected to make significant contributions to research, participate in teaching and mentor undergraduate and graduate students.  Joint appointment with other departments within the College of Engineering will be considered as appropriate 

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Required Applicant documents

Resume/CV; Cover Letter; Research Funding; Research Interests; Learning Philosophy

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must submit a detailed CV, a cover letter summarizing their qualification, vision statements for teaching and research, and have ready the names and email information for three references.  Applications will be reviewed on a continuing basis until the position is filled.  For full consideration, applications should be received before February 1, 2017.  Nominations or questions are welcome by contacting the search committee chair through email at [email protected]

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal opportunity employer.  MSU is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential.  The University actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

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Advertised: Apr 26, 2017 Eastern Daylight Time
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Posted: 9/22/2017
Application Due: 9/22/2018
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