Faculty Position FY23-057
August 29 2023
Full-time Tenure-Track Faculty, Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor
The School of Engineering
The Department of Computer Science at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position, primarily in support of the Cybersecurity Engineering program. As part of the SIUE School of Engineering, the Department offers an ABET-accredited B.S. degree program in Computer Science, as well as B.A. and M.S. Computer Science degree programs. The department currently has thirteen full-time faculty members and serves approximately 400 students across all programs.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of SIUE and reflected in the institutional commitment to Inclusive Excellence here https://www.siue.edu/provost/inclusive-excellence/.
The School of Engineering is committed to attracting, supporting, and retaining employees with all identities and backgrounds, and particularly candidates form underrepresented groups in STEM such as women faculty and faculty of color. SIUE faculty are encouraged to contribute to inclusive excellence in both the academic community and region through research, teaching, and service.
- A Ph.D. in computer science or related area is required. ABD candidates may be considered.
- All applicants must have a demonstrated interest in teaching and mentoring in computer and cybersecurity, at both the undergraduate and graduate level.
- Applicants must have a demonstrated interest in developing a quality research program and in attracting external research funding.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville nurtures an open, respectful, and welcoming climate that facilitates learning and work. SIUE is committed to education that explores the historic significance of diversity in order to understand the present and to better enable our community to engage the future. Integral to this commitment, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville strives for a student body and a workforce that is both diverse and inclusive. We strongly encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups, including women, members of racially minoritized groups, and individuals with disabilities, to apply. For more on our State of Diversity, visit SIUE Mission, Goals and Plans
Terms of Appointment
The salary of the full-time instructor will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate instruction and university and public service. Candidates for this position will be expected to be student-centered and demonstrate a commitment to promoting experiential learning.
Source of Funds
Commensurate with experience and qualifications. For more information about employment benefits and policies, visit: Faculty Employment Benefits.
Submit a letter of application that includes a research statement; a statement on teaching philosophy; a statement that discusses their philosophies, experiences, and/or competencies in supporting equity, inclusion, and diversity; a curriculum vitae; and contact information for at least three references in one file in PDF format via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Each statement should be no more than two pages. Questions should be directed to Chair of Faculty Search Committee 2023, Department of Computer Science, SIUE, Edwardsville, IL 62026.
Position to be open until filled
SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination against employees, applicants for employment and students on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran's status.
In compliance with the ADA Amendments Acts (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, please call 618-650-2190 or email EmploymentHR@siue.edu.
The SIUE Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.siue.edu/police/cleary-act-forms/ . The report contains campus safety and security information, crime statistics, fire safety policies, and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years. This report is published in compliance with Federal law, titled the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act” and the Higher Education Opportunity Act also known as the “Campus Fire Safety Right to Know.” For those without computer access, a paper copy of the report may be obtained, with a 24-hour notice, from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, Rendleman Hall, Room 2228, 618-650-2536.
Dual Career Support for New Faculty
The Career Development Center has partnered with SIUE's Toward an Inclusive Model of Excellence project to provide a variety of career services and resources to partners of new faculty who have relocated to the Greater St. Louis area. Support for this initiative was provided by the National Science Foundation (NSF) through Award 1936141. Outlined below is a specific list of career services and resources available to help you on your career journey. Individuals are eligible to receive a maximum of three, one-hour appointments. Visit them online at: https://www.siue.edu/career-development-center/faculty/NSF-Advance-GrantLanding.shtml