The Department of Computer Science in the College of Arts and Sciences at Loyola University Chicago (LUC) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor for academic year 2021-22. The department seeks applicants with expertise in Software Engineering/Systems. The successful candidate will be joining a department with 15 full-time faculty members serving 420 undergraduate majors and minors, and 85 masters students in the areas of computer science, cybersecurity, information technology, and software engineering.
This search is part of a University-wide, multi-year hiring initiative designed to hire outstanding researchers and teachers who are reflective of our diverse student body and committed to interdisciplinarity (i.e., working with colleagues across different subfields and disciplines) and the pursuit of external grants. Of special interest are candidates who can further the University’s efforts to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion.
This position will have broad responsibilities of teaching and research in current and emerging areas of software development and engineering or systems such as mobile software development and frameworks, software security, software architecture frameworks, design, modeling, or software analysis and testing, including for adaptive/autonomous systems, databases, and cloud computing. Industry experience in these areas is especially welcome. The successful candidate will be a key enabler to the success of our Software Engineering degree programs at undergraduate and graduate levels and be willing to engage in collaborative research efforts with Loyola’s most prominent schools. The successful candidate is expected to pursue a strong research program, including the pursuit of external grants.
The candidate will have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related field at the time of appointment with a strong background in Software Engineering or Computing Systems including all relevant technical areas: mobile software development and frameworks, software architecture, analysis, testing, security, databases, networks, and cloud computing. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in research and teaching and have a record of (or potential for) distinguished scholarship, grant-funded research, and student mentorship. The candidate should be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.
Internal Number: 14522
About Loyola University Chicago
Loyola University Chicago, a private university founded in 1870 as St. Ignatius College, is one of the nation's largest Jesuit, Catholic Universities and the only one located in Chicago. Loyola University Chicago is comprised of four campuses: Lake Shore (LSC), Water Tower (WTC), Health Sciences (HSC), and the John Felice Rome Center in Italy, and is home to ten schools and colleges: arts and sciences, business administration, communication, education, graduate studies, law, medicine, nursing, continuing and professional studies, and social work. Loyola also features course locations in Beijing, China; Saigon-Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Vernon Hills, Illinois (Cuneo Mansion and Gardens); and a Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, Illinois. Recognizing Loyola's excellence in education, U.S.News and World Report has ranked Loyola consistently among the "top national universities" in its annual publications. Loyola is among a select group of universities recognized for community service and engagement by prestigious national organizations like the Carnegie Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service.