Assistant Professor - Cyber Security

Oklahoma State University

Stillwater, OK

Job posting number: #7086748

Posted: October 7, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Oklahoma State University (OSU) Department of Computer Science is seeking applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions from candidates with research experience in the areas of Cyber Security, Programming Languages, and Algorithms. An earned Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely-related field from an accredited institution is required at the time of appointment. The position is for the main OSU campus in Stillwater; however, duties may be assigned in either the OSU-Stillwater campus, the OSU satellite campus in Tulsa, or both.

The OSU Department of Computer Science ( is strongly committed to excellence in research, teaching, and outreach. The Department offers the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and has a Graduate Certificate Program in Big Data Analytics. The Department also offers courses to students at remote sites using interactive video and the Internet. There are currently about 336 undergraduate students and about 117 graduate students enrolled in the Department.

Candidates will be evaluated on their demonstrated research record, potential to secure external funding, and continued excellence in research publications. Faculty are expected to pursue research collaborations with other faculty, industry, and research institutions.

All faculty members are also expected to support the department's efforts in developing and teaching courses for the online Computer Science BS degree program.

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For full consideration, applications should be received by February 04, 2022; however, applications will be considered until the position has been filled. The filling of these position is contingent upon the availability of funding.

A successful faculty candidate should be willing to teach from a multicultural perspective and should demonstrate a commitment to mentoring underrepresented students. Recent departmental diversity statistics for underrepresented undergraduate students are 15% female, 6% African American, 4% Native American, and 4% Hispanic.

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