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Faculty Position in Embedded Cybersecurity

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The Department of Computer Science and Engineering and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the College of Engineering at Michigan State University invite applications for a tenure-system position in the area of Embedded Cybersecurity. Candidates must have an earned PhD in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering or related fields, with expertise in the general area of Embedded Cybersecurity with applications in areas such as transportation, energy, health care, and the Internet of Things. Research areas should focus on securing resource-constrained systems considering  both hardware and software.

The position will be filled at the level of Professor or Associate Professor depending on the qualifications and record of the successful candidate. The candidate is expected to establish a sustainable research program, make significant scholarly contributions to their discipline, be an effective teacher and mentor of both undergraduate and graduate students, and engage in institutional and professional service. This  faculty position will be a joint appointment in the Departments of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) and Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE).

MSU enjoys a park-like campus with outlying research facilities and natural areas. The campus is adjacent to the city of East Lansing and the capital city of Lansing. The Lansing metropolitan area has a diverse population of approximately 470,000. Local communities have excellent school systems and place a high value on education. Michigan State University is pro-active in exploring opportunities for employment for dual career couples, both inside and outside the University. Information about MSU’s dual career support can be found at http://miwin.msu.edu/. Information about WorkLife at MSU and the College of Engineering can be found at http://www.egr.msu.edu/WE.

Interested individuals should submit an application for this position through Careers@MSU and refer to position #4389. Applicants must submit a detailed resume, a cover letter summarizing their qualifications, vision statements for teaching and research, and the names and contact information for at least three references. For full consideration, applications should be received before February 1, 2017. Applications will be reviewed on a continuing basis thereafter until the position is filled. Nominations or questions are welcome by contacting the search committee chair through email at cybersecurity_search@egr.msu.edu.  The position is available on August 2017.

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. A member of the Association of American Universities, MSU is a research-intensive institution with 17 degree-granting colleges.MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities. Job applicants are considered for employment opportunities and employees are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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