Job Openings

We are hiring in the areas of computer science, structural engineering, water resources engineering, and power systems engineering.

Outstanding candidates who can effectively teach and mentor a diverse student body and develop a robust research program are strongly encouraged to apply. While the target of hiring is at the Assistant Professor level, outstanding applicants may be considered at the Associate level. The proposed start date is September 2020. We seek candidates with the following research focus in one or more of the following areas:

Computer Science: all areas, with a preference for candidates who will enhance or complement our existing areas of research expertise (data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence, networking and systems, privacy and security, programming languages and formal methods, software engineering, visualization, computer science education), and/or whose work is aligned with the department's strategic vision for Trusted Cities, Technology for the People, an effort that supports transparent, equitable, and reliable computing to improve the health of people and the cities that they live in.

Computer Science Assistant Professor 

Civil and Environmental Engineering (Structural): theoretical structural mechanics of materials and/or systems, advanced computational modeling, cyber-physical systems, data analysis, modeling and prognosis using sensor data, and/or innovative materials/structures for a sustainable infrastructure.

Structural Engineering Assistant Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering (Water Resources): water resources and management, watersheds, hydrology and hydrologic modeling, fluvial and coastal systems, and the role/impact of climate change in the environment.

Water Resources Assistant Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering (Power Systems): electric power systems research such as cyber-physical power systems, power system data science, power systems cybersecurity, or distributed power systems modeling. Strong candidates in other power-related areas may also be considered. 

Power Systems Engineering Assistant Professor

Applicants are expected to hold or be near completion of a Ph.D. degree in above areas or other relevant fields. Non Ph.D. candidates will be required to have completed the Ph.D. by their start date.

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Portland State University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Institution that welcomes applications from diverse candidates who support diversity.  Our university community values campus diversity and we encourage members of historically underrepresented groups to apply.