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Cluster Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in the School of Computing with a Power and Energy Analytics Focus

Applications and nominations are sought for multiple focused faculty positions in the School of Computing. The positions are targeted for the Zucker Family Graduate Education Center in Charleston, South Carolina. Scope incudes rank of tenured or tenure track Associate or Assistant Professor. Senior applicants are expected to have a nationally recognized record of outstanding scholarship. The ideal candidate will have teaching and research interests in power grid cyber and physical security. Applicants with strong background in energy analytics, IT-OT, and load and resource forecasting will also be considered. The persons filling the positions may also hold a joint appointment position with the Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Clemson.

The School of Computing includes 31 tenured/tenure-track faculty, 6 lecturers, and 700+ undergraduate and 200+ graduate students. The School offers BA and BS degrees in Computer Science, BS in Computer Information Science, MS in Computer Science, MFA in Digital Production Arts, PhD in Computer Science, and PhD in Human-Centered Computing. The Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is one of the largest and most active departments at Clemson, with over 40 faculty members, approximately 550 undergraduates and 190 graduate students.

The Zucker Family Graduate Education Center is Clemson’s Charleston innovation campus. It houses a $98M power facility initiated in 2009 from a $45M Department of Energy grant. The facility includes the SCE&G Energy Innovation Center which contains the world’s most-advanced wind-turbine drivetrain testing facility capable of full-scale highly accelerated mechanical and electrical testing of advanced drivetrain systems for wind turbines. The SCE&G Energy Innovation Center also houses the Duke Energy Electrical Grid Research Innovation and Development (eGRID) Center, a facility with real-time simulation and 20MVA hardware-in-the-loop capability. More Charleston campus information is available at http://www.clemson.edu/restoration/.

Clemson University is a doctoral granting R1 research, land-grant institution for the State of South Carolina enrolling approximately 17,100 undergraduates and 4,300 graduate students with 8,500 ethnic minorities. Five interdisciplinary colleges house strong programs in architecture, engineering, science, agriculture, business, social sciences, arts and education. A faculty of 1,400 and staff of 3,500 support 84 undergraduate degree offerings, 73 master’s degree programs and 40 Ph.D. programs. An annual operating budget of approximately $956 million, and an endowment of $623, million fund programs and operations. The University has externally funded research expenditures of $100 million per year. Research and economic development activities are enhanced by public-private partnerships at 3 innovation campuses and 6 research and education centers located throughout South Carolina. Clemson University is ranked 23rd among national public universities by U.S. News & World Report.

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a closely related field. Applicants should submit a current curriculum vita and names of three references with full contact information. Electronic submissions (PDF files) to Interfolio are preferred http://apply.interfolio.com/39736, but applications and nominations can also be mailed to Faculty Search, 100 McAdams Hall, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634, USA. To ensure full consideration, applicants must apply by January 30, 2018; however, the search will remain open until the position is filled.

Clemson University does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, veteran’s status or genetic information. Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.