Assistant Professor

Louisiana State University

Assistant Professor

  • Institution: Louisiana State University
  • Institution Type: Four-Year/Advanced Degree (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Assistant Professor

  • Louisiana State University | Baton Rouge, LA
  • Hourglass IconJob Post Expiration: December 24, 2023
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Job TitleAssistant Professor

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Faculty

Salary Range -

Location Baton Rouge, LA

Application Deadline -

Contact Information

Contact Name Faculty Search Committee

Department Computer Science and Engineering


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Job Description

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Assistant Professor


School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Louisiana State University

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 starting August 2024. The division is experiencing an all-time high enrollment, and we expect continued growth for the foreseeable future. Our hiring priority is in software engineering and related areas (systems and programming). Candidates from other areas 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 ( has a strong record in research and graduate training (MS and PhD degrees), with ongoing federal, state and industry-funded research projects in many key areas of computer science, and collaborates closely with the local, active startup scene. The CSE division offers multiple concentration/specialization options, including software engineering, cybersecurity, cloud computing and networking, and data science and analytics at the undergraduate level (BS degree). Excellent opportunities exist for collaboration with the ECE division and other departments in and out of the College of Engineering, including the Center for Computation and Technology. LSU High Performance Computing provides state-of-the-art supercomputing and storage facilities enabling research collaborations across diverse fields.

Responsibilities: The position will be 50% teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels in areas of candidate’s specialization in the field of computer science. Supervise teaching/research assistants and advising students.  Maintain professional standards and level of competence. 50% Establish a vigorous, externally funded research program; publish in highly ranked journals and conference proceedings; supervise graduate students.  Participate in University service, including committee activities.  LSU has a significant number of highly motivated students and in selecting applicants for this position, emphasis will be placed on a candidate’s ability to engage students in and out the classroom.

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.

Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in all areas of computer science, conducting research, and the ability to attract research sponsorship.

Candidates who have satisfied all other doctoral requirements but dissertation submission and will complete their Ph.D. by time of employment will also be considered.

Special Instructions:
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 and submission of official transcript. Full review of applications will be conducted starting January 3 of 2024 or earlier, and the review will continue until the position is filled. We strongly encourage early applications which will be reviewed immediately upon receipt. Questions regarding this position or salary should be directed to the Faculty Search Committee via email at

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, statement of research and names of at least 3 references.

Posting Date:
October 24, 2023

Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):
Additional Information:
Background Check – An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits – LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

Remote Work – Positions that are approved to work remotely outside the State of Louisiana shall be employed through Louisiana State University’s partner, nextSource Workforce Solutions, for Employer of Record Services including but not limited to employment, benefits, payroll, and tax compliance. Positions employed through Employer of Record Services will be offered benefits and retirement as applicable through their provider and will not be eligible for State of Louisiana benefits and retirement.

Essential Position (Y/N):

LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer:
LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (

HCM Contact Information:
For questions or concerns related to updating your application with attachments (e.g., resumes, RS:17 documents), date of birth, or reactivating applications, please contact the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or email  For questions or concerns regarding the status of your application or salary ranges, please contact the department using the information provided in the Special Instructions section of this job posting.

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