Job ID: 132066

Assistant Professor - Computer Engineering

Villanova University

  • Oct. 22, 2019
  • Assistant Professor - Computer Engineering
  • College of Engineering
  • Villanova University
    Villanova, PA
  • Open until filled
  • August 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Engineering
    Computer Science
    Engineering - Other

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Villanova University is seeking a tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant Professor level to teach and conduct research in Computer Engineering, starting in August 2020. Candidates are sought who can contribute to all levels of the computer engineering curriculum, but special consideration will be given to those candidates with strong research and publication record in cybersecurity engineering and/or cyber-physical systems. Through a generous alumni gift, the Department recently dedicated a state-of-the-art Cyber-Physical Systems Security Lab. This facility provides unique hands-on opportunities for teaching and research in this emerging field.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses at all levels of the computer engineering curriculum and cybersecurity engineering field, develop new courses that align with their area of research, develop sponsored and sustained research programs, advise undergraduate and graduate students, and supervise research performed by undergraduate, Master’s and Ph.D. students.

Villanova University, the only Augustinian Catholic university in the nation, was founded in 1842 by the Order of Saint Augustine in Villanova, Pennsylvania, just 12 miles west of Philadelphia. A dynamic national institution-classified as a Doctoral University by the Carnegie Foundation and ranked among the top 50 by U.S. News & World Report-Villanova provides a comprehensive education rooted in the liberal arts; a shared commitment to the Augustinian ideals of truth, unity and love; and a community dedicated to service to others. The College of Engineering’s success in living up to these ideals has made us one of the most respected engineering programs in the country, and our commitment to those values is evident in our excellent faculty and staff, innovative academic programs, cutting edge research and extensive service opportunities, which leave an impact on the world.

In the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, our 21 full-time faculty members provide a rigorous educational experience for approximately 284 undergraduates and 118 graduate students, developing well-rounded leaders and life-long learners who aspire to achieve professional excellence in whatever field they choose. We are equally committed to the discovery, dissemination, advancement and application of cutting-edge research, as evidenced by our faculty, which includes two IEEE Fellows, a winner of the prestigious Humboldt prize, a Fulbright Distinguished Chair, two IEEE Distinguished Lecturers and a publication record to match. In return, our dedicated teacher-scholars enjoy a work-life balance and family-friendly programs that forge a sense of community. Further information about the department can be found at

Ph.D. in Computer Engineering or a closely related field, a proven ability for high quality research, and a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence and innovation required. The position starts in August 2020.

Please submit your applications at: The review process will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

  • Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values.

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