Faculty Recruiting

The Division of Computer Science and Engineering within the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Louisiana State University (LSU) - Baton Rouge invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position beginning August 2021. Our focus areas for hiring are human-computer interaction (HCI), computer graphics, augmented and virtual reality, and computer vision.  Exceptionally qualified candidates in other areas of computer science will also be considered. 

The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science is comprised of the Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Division and the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Division. The CSE division (www.cse.lsu.edu) has a strong record in research and graduate training (MS and PhD degrees), with ongoing federal, state and industry-funded research projects in several key areas of computer science. The CSE division offers multiple concentration/specialization options in the undergraduate program, including cybersecurity, software engineering, cloud computing, and data analytics. Excellent opportunities exist for collaboration with the ECE division and other departments in the College of Engineering, and the Center for Computation and Technology. LSU-HPC provides state-of-the-art supercomputing and storage facilities enabling research collaborations across diverse fields. 

Responsibilities:  Establish a vigorous, extramurally funded research program; publish in highly ranked journals and conference proceedings; supervise graduate students; teach graduate and undergraduate courses in HCI, computer graphics, video game design, and related areas; and serve on committees to support the department's and LSU's educational and research missions.  The position will be 50% teaching and 50% research. 

Required Qualifications: The successful applicant will possess a Ph.D. in Computer Science or other relevant discipline and will have a record of published research and the ability to attract funding. Applicants who are all but dissertation (A.B.D.) and will complete the Ph.D. by the time of appointment will be considered. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Campus interviews will be conducted in Baton Rouge, LA, prior to an offer being extended.  Any offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.  Applications will be reviewed beginning on December 14, 2020, and the review will continue until the position is filled. We strongly encourage early applications. Inquiries should be directed to Search Committee via email at csesearch@lsu.edu

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