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Computer Science, Assistant Professor of Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning and Cybersecurity

Employer
Loyola University Chicago
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 14, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology, Other Science & Technology, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Title Computer Science, Assistant Professor of Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning and Cybersecurity (2 Vacancies), Tenure-Track Position Title Computer Science, Assistant Professor of Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning and Cybersecurity (2 Vacancies), Tenure-Track Position Number Job Category University Faculty Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus Location Code COMPUTER SCIENCE (02132A) Department Name COMPUTER SCIENCE Is this split and/or fully grant funded? No Duties and Responsibilities
Loyola University Chicago ( LUC ), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Computer Science seeks qualified candidates for an appointment, to fill two positions, as Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) beginning Fall 2022. The successful candidates will be joining a department with 14 full-time faculty members serving 420 undergraduate majors and minors, and 85 master’s students enrolled in computer science, cybersecurity, information technology, and software engineering degree programs.

Located on Chicago’s vibrantly multicultural North Side, Loyola University Chicago is committed to creating an inclusive, responsive community of faculty, students, and staff. As an urban-based Department of Computer Science dedicated to mentoring a diverse student body, many of whom come from underrepresented and underserved populations, we especially encourage applications from candidates from underrepresented groups. We also encourage applications from scholars committed to interdisciplinarity (i.e., working with colleagues across different subfields and disciplines) and the successful pursuit of external grants.

The department seeks applicants with expertise in Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML) and Cybersecurity and Privacy to fill two positions, one in each area, at rank Assistant Professor. The successful candidates are expected to pursue a strong, externally funded research program.

· The preferred candidate for the (AI/ML) position will carry out teaching and research broadly concerned with one or more areas of the theory and practice of AI/ML, ethics and fairness in AI/ML, explainable AI/ML, natural language processing, deep learning, and reinforcement learning with applications to healthcare, business, and the natural and social sciences.

· The preferred candidate for the Cybersecurity and Privacy position will carry out teaching and research broadly concerned with one or more areas of the theory and practice of security of computing and networking devices (including IoT), cryptography, hardware security, system and software security, security economics, usability of security, network and cloud security, forensics, digital privacy, anonymity, and data privacy. Qualifications
The candidate will have a PhD in Computer Science or closely related field at the time of appointment with a strong background in AI/ML or Cybersecurity and Privacy. 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. Physical Demands None Working Conditions None Minimum Education and/or Work Experience
The candidate will have a PhD in Computer Science or closely related field at the time of appointment with a strong background in AI/ML or Cybersecurity and Privacy.
Demonstrate clear potential for excellence in research and teaching and have a record of (or potential for) distinguished scholarship, grant-funded research, and student mentorship. Open Date 09/14/2021 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants
Candidates should submit to www.careers.luc.edu (1) a brief letter of interest; (2) a current Curriculum Vitae; (3) a statement outlining the applicant’s research agenda, (4) a statement on teaching experience; and (5) a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to mentoring a diverse student body through research, teaching and other channels and engaging a diverse community through scholarship and service (inclusive excellence statement). They should also provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position. Referees will not be contacted immediately but might be at subsequent points in the review process. For further information about this position, please contact the Computer Science Faculty Search Committee at career2022@cs.luc.edu .

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received before November 10, 2021 will receive full consideration.

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce, and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity – including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment – is critical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual’s record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.

As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a transformative education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about the university’s mission and focus on transformative education, please visit www.luc.edu/mission and www.luc.edu/mission/transformativeed , respectively. Quick Link for Posting https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/17276 Job Number 8501248/8500907 Organizational Location PROVOST
Posting Details

Number of Vacancies 2 Desired Start Date 08/15/2022 Position End Date Open Until Filled Yes Applicant Documents
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  4. Research Statement
  5. Inclusive Excellence Statement
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