Tuesday, November 16, 2010

CS Tenure Track Faculty Positions at USC

USC Viterbi School of Engineering - Computer Science

The Computer Science Department of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering seeks to hire two tenure-track faculty this year. We are interested in outstanding faculty candidates at the junior faculty level, with priority in the areas of:
  • Networking, cloud computing, and computer security
  • Theory and algorithms, computational economics and computational social sciences
In addition, the department will also consider exceptional candidates in all areas of computer science.
Applicants should submit their applications online at: http://www.cs.usc.edu/Jobs/
Applications must include a letter indicating the area of specialization, a detailed curriculum vitae, a statement on current and future research directions, and names of at least three professional references. Evaluation of all dossiers will start in early December 2010, but later applications will also be considered.
We are also interested in exceptional senior candidates who can be transformational faculty members. They should contact the Department Chair, at cschair@usc.edu. Outstanding senior applicants who have demonstrated academic excellence and leadership, and whose past activities document a commitment to issues involving the advancement of women in science and engineering may be also considered for the Lloyd Armstrong, Jr. Endowed Chair, which is supported by the Women in Science and Engineering Program endowment.
We expect all candidates to have a strong commitment both to research and to teaching. All applicants must have earned a doctorate in computer science or a closely related field by the date of appointment.
The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is among the top tier engineering schools in the world. It counts 168 full-time, tenure-track faculty members, and it is home to the Information Sciences Institute, two National Science Foundation Engineering Research Centers, a Department of Energy EFRC (Energy Frontiers Research Center), and the Department of Homeland Security’s first University Center of Excellence, CREATE. The school is affiliated with the Alfred E. Mann Institute for Biomedical Engineering, the Institute for Creative Technologies and the USC Stevens Institute for Innovation. Research expenditures typically exceed $160 million annually.
USC values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply.