Faculty Positions in Lyle CSE Department


Faculty Positions in Lyle CSE Department

Southern Methodist University

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Open Rank Faculty Positions

Position Numbers 00050049, 53269 and 00002205


The Computer Science and Engineering Department at Southern Methodist University invites applications for several faculty positions beginning Fall 2019. Individuals with experience and research interests in all areas of computing are encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to individuals with expertise in AI, data sciences, software systems, operating systems, networks, and the intersection of cybersecurity with social sciences. Candidates at all ranks will be considered. The successful candidates must have or expect to have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a closely related area by date of hire, and must demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research.  In addition to the tenure or tenure-track appointment in the CSE Department, it is anticipated that successful candidates will also be engaged in some aspect of cybersecurity research at the Darwin Deason Institute for Cybersecurity at SMU.


The Dallas/Fort Worth area, one of the top three high-tech industrial centers in the country, has the largest concentration of telecommunications corporations in the US, providing abundant opportunities for industrial research cooperation and consulting. Dallas/Fort Worth is a multifaceted business and engineering community, offering exceptional museums, diverse cultural attractions, and a vibrant economy.


The CSE Department resides within the School of Engineering and offers BS, MS, and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and in Computer Engineering, BA in Computer Science, MS in Software Engineering, MS in Security Engineering, and D.Eng in Software Engineering. The department currently has 12 faculty members with research concentrations in cybersecurity, computer engineering, software engineering, computer arithmetic, algorithms, and related areas. Additional information may be found at: http://www.smu.edu/Lyle/Departments/CSE/ and http://www.smu.edu/Lyle/Institutes/DeasonInstitute.


Interested individuals should send a complete resume and names of three references, including a one-page statement of research interests and accomplishments to:


Beth Minton, Department Coordinator

Department of Computer Science and Engineering


Dallas, TX 75275-0122


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The committee will begin its review of the applications on Dec. 1, 2018. To ensure full consideration, applications must be postmarked before Nov. 30, 2018.  However, the committee will continue to accept applications until all positions are filled.  The committee will notify applicants of its employment decisions after the position is filled. Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.


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