Tenure-track Faculty Position -- Computer and Software Engineering
San Jose State University - San Jose, CA

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San José State University
San José, California
Subject to Budgetary Approval
Computer and Software Engineering

Job Opening ID (JOID): 22455

San José State University seeks to dramatically expand its faculty working in the areas of cyber security and data science by hiring a cluster of five new faculty members. The University seeks people who are able to initiate and participate in interdisciplinary collaborations in the area of cyber security or data science, and who are skilled researchers and teachers in one of five areas: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Library and Information Science, Management Information Science, or Psychology.

As part of this initiative, the Computer Engineering Department at San José State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in computer and software engineering. Of particular interest are areas of secure systems – e.g., with a focus on embedded and mobile devices and systems.

Rank: Open Rank

The candidate must have an earned Doctorate in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, or in a related field. Industrial experience is desirable. Applicants must demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively. Applicants should have awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching, and other comparable experience.

The department’s faculty members are expected to teach, supervise, and advise students in both the undergraduate and graduate programs, and to establish a successful research program related to his/her field of interest. Additionally, faculty members will participate in department, college, and university committee and other service assignments.

San José State University does not offer the doctoral degree, but has established alignments for doctoral studies with other universities.

Candidate must address the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language, and academic preparation – through course materials, teaching strategies, and advisement.

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Starting Date: August 19, 2013.

Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Procedures: For full consideration, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/philosophy and research plans, and at least three original letters of reference with contact information to: appointment at an advanced rank, the successful candidate must have broad teaching experience and
In order to be eligible for demonstrate significant scholarly/professional achievement.

Chair, Search Committee
Computer Engineering Department
San José State University
One Washington Square
San José, CA 95192-0180

Please include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence.

Screening of candidates will begin November 1st 2012. The position remains open until filled.

The San José State University Computer Engineering Department
  • Is a leading provider of engineering professionals to Silicon Valley’s high-tech industries.
  • Offers degrees in computer engineering (BS and MS) and software engineering (BS and MS).
  • Provides faculty members with opportunities for close collaborative ties with industry and research partners in Silicon Valley.
  • Serves more than 1500 undergraduate and graduate students. The BS Computer Engineering degree is accredited by ABET.
San José State University is California’s oldest institution of public higher learning. The campus is located on the southern end of San Francisco Bay in downtown San José (Pop. 945,942), hub of the world-famous Silicon Valley high-technology research and development center. Many of California’s most popular national, recreational, and cultural attractions are conveniently close. A member of the 23-campus CSU system, San José State University enrolls approximately 29,000 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.

San José State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to nondiscrimination on the bases of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender status, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, or covered veteran status consistent with applicable federal and state laws. This policy applies to all San José State University students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

The latest San José State University Safety 101 Uniform Campus Crime and Security Report is available. You may request a copy of San José State University’s annual safety report by contacting the University Police Department at (408) 924-2222 or by visiting the University Police Department website at (http://www.sjsu.edu/police.)


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