Assistant/Associate Professor - Computer Science

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job # 073584
Job Title Assistant/Associate Professor - Computer Science
Location Center for Science and Technology
Pay Range Commensurate with Experience
FLSA Status Exempt

As determined by department and/or chair.

Job Type Full-time
Rank Open Rank
Campus Syracuse, NY
Unionized Position Code Not Applicable
Job Description

Syracuse University’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) in the College of Engineering and Computer Science ( invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty appointment at the level of Assistant/Associate Professor.
The Department has distinguished itself for its strengths in the research areas of Cybersecurity and assurance, artificial intelligence, data analytics, and cognitive wireless networks. Additionally, the Central New York region is emerging as a center of expertise for UAV technology.
The Department seeks strong candidates whose research and teaching expertise aligns with the strategic direction of the Department, with preference for candidates pursuing research in the areas of Cybersecurity.
A successful candidate is expected to develop and lead high-quality research, attract external funding, and show excellence in teaching and mentoring. A senior candidate should have a distinguished track record of scholarship.
Syracuse University is committed to the growth and excellence of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS). The EECS department offers a stimulating environment for research and teaching, and has several ongoing collaborative projects involving researchers in different areas of computer science and other engineering and science disciplines.


• Candidates must have an earned a doctoral degree in computer science or a related discipline.
• Candidates will have strong communication skills and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and student mentoring.
• Designation of assistant/associate professor will be given commensurate with experience.

Job Specific Qualifications

• Candidates will have strong communication skills and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and student mentoring.
• A senior candidate should have a distinguished track record of scholarship.


Candidates will:
•Engage in research and scholarly activity, including publishing in peer-reviewed publications, presenting at conferences and obtaining external funding.
•Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in core areas of cyber security, computer science, and computer engineering.
•Mentor and advice undergraduate and graduate students.
•Involve undergraduate students in research.
•Participate in professional, university, and community outreach.

Physical Requirements




Application Instructions

In addition to completing an online application, please submit a cover letter, resume/CV and list of references.

About Syracuse University

Syracuse University is a private research university, with over 14,000 full-time undergraduate and over 4,000 full¬time graduate students representing the 50 states and 124 foreign countries. Founded in 1870, it is home to 11 schools and colleges offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Education, Engineering and Computer Science, Human Services and Health Professions, Information Studies, Law, Management, Citizenship and Public Affairs, Public Communications, and Visual and Performing Arts. Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000 and offers many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, a symphony orchestra, professional regional theater, and numerous malls and movie theaters. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites and wineries along the Finger Lakes to biking trails along the Erie Canal. According to the latest edition of the Places Rated Almanac, Syracuse ranks in the top 10% of Best Places to Live.


Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.

Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans

Syracuse University has a long history of veteran support through education, transition, and hiring. Syracuse University was ranked #1 in New York State and 17th in the nation at the end of 1947 in veteran enrollment as a result of participating in the Serviceman's Readjustment Act of 1944 – the original GI Bill. Today, SU is strongly committed to the Yellow Ribbon Program which is a provision of the Post 9/11 GI Bill to assist in tuition educational benefits and other support. In addition, SU provides a career path for veterans to become Syracuse University employees.

Job Posting Date 11/08/0017
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Priority Consideration 01/16/2018
Job Category Faculty
Message to Applicants

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Applicant Documents

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  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference List
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