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Postdoctoral Fellow

We invite applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship position in the area of cybersecurity starting Fall 2015. The perspective postdoctoral fellow will have the opportunity to work on multidisciplinary projects defined by diverse researcher groups. He/She must have a PhD degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related area by the time of appointment and demonstrate strong publication records along with excellent communication skills.

The ideal postdoctoral fellow is expected to contribute to defining and implementing multidisciplinary projects, developing research proposals with the goal of obtaining competitive federal grants, publishing research papers, and mentoring graduate students. The postdoctoral fellow will be working with a team of researchers and faculty from various departments with different background including: Computer Science, Engineering, Arts and Sciences, and Education.

Interested applicants should submit their applications including 1) Curriculum Vitae, 2) Three Reference Letters, and 3) Research Statement. Closing date for receipt of application is 20th August 2015. This is a full time appointment for one year. The continuation of the position depends on the availability of funds and the performance.

The Center for the Science & Engineering of Cyber Security (CSECS) in Computer Science Department at Texas Tech University is committed to advancing the state of the art in the field of cybersecurity. The research group aims to carrying out multidisciplinary collaborative research within the departments. Texas Tech University is committed to excellence in research and teaching. Texas Tech is an Equal Employment Opportunities university.

For more information and submitting your application, please contact Prof. Akbar Namin (cs.search@ttu.edu).

Assistant/Associate Professor

The Department of Computer Science at Texas Tech University invites applications for multiple tenure- track positions starting in Fall 2016. Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, or a closely related field. The duties include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, performing high quality research as evidenced by scholarly publications, and developing competitive research grant proposals. Service duties include participation in program enhancement and building community activities. Service to the department, college, and university is expected.

Preference will be given to candidates with strong potential to obtain extramural funding and researchers applying for (1) assistant professors in Big Data Analytics, Big Data Visualization, and (2) assistant/associate professors in Cyber Security and Software Engineering.

The Department of Computer Science currently has 14 faculty members with 265 undergraduate and 147 graduate students. Texas Tech University, with an enrollment of 32,000 students, comprises 12 academic colleges/schools and is a part of the state-supported Texas Tech University System. The university shares its campus with the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.

Lubbock, a city of more than 200,000, is an economic and medical center on the Texas South Plains. The area offers a low cost of living, no state income tax, short commute times, and a rich heritage of music and culture.

Review of applications will begin in September 2015 and continue until the positions are filled. A letter of application with the desired rank applied for, Curriculum Vitae, statement of proposed research, teaching statement, a sample of three papers published, and three letters of reference should be submitted electronically at http://www.texastech.edu/careers/. Please use requisition numbers 4605BR or 4607BR, for Big Data assistant professor positions, and 4609BR or 4615BR for the Computer Science and Software Engineering positions. As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples. Should you have questions, please contact: Dr. Akbar Namin, at cs.search@ttu.edu