Assistant Professor – New Mexico State University – New Mexico

General Information of Campus and Unit

New Mexico State University is a comprehensive land-grant institution of higher learning accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities. An active research university, NMSU anchors the southern end of New Mexico’s Rio Grande Research Corridor, exceeding $140 million in research and public service expenditures. NMSU is classified as a Hispanic-serving institution by the federal government with a total minority enrollment over 48%. Home to the state’s NASA Space Grant Program, NMSU is located in Las Cruces, which features desert mesas, the farmlands of the Rio Grande Valley, and the Organ Mountains, an extension of the Rocky Mountain chain. The University is committed to building a cultural diverse educational environment.

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Assistant Professor


Assistant Professor

Tenure Status

Tenure Track

Position Summary

The Klipsch School of Electrical & Computer Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the broad area of cybersecurity (including but not limited to hardware cybersecurity). Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. by the time of their appointment (Fall 2017), and have a strong commitment to both research and teaching. The Klipsch school has BS/MS/PhD degree programs, and have a vibrant research environment. Research strengths include: smart power grids, communications & sensors, data science, artificial intelligence, systems & software, IoT, and photonics.

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The position is a regular 9 month, tenure track, position eligible for normal promotion.

The faculty member will be responsible for teaching courses and laboratories, including distance education programs and short courses where appropriate; developing new courses and instructional laboratories; developing and advising Cornerstone and Capstone classes; advising undergraduate students; participating in accreditation related activities; participating in recruitment and retention activities; advising and development of student clubs; developing and maintaining a productive research program; developing and participating in collaborative research; advising MS and PhD students; providing service to the University community through committee work; providing service in professional societies; and providing service to the community at large.

Required Qualifications


Preferred Qualifications (optional)

teaching and research interests or experience in Cybersecurity and related areas.

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Special Instructions to Applicants

Campus/Work Site

Appointment Status

Regular, Full-time

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Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding


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Applicant Documents
Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Letter of Interest/Cover Letter
  • Faculty Teaching Statement
  • Faculty Research Statement
  • Faculty Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness/Evaluations
  • Unofficial Transcripts
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