Assistant Professor of Information Science and Technology

Pennsylvania State University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 28, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor of Information Science and Technology

Penn State Altoona invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor in Information Science and Technology, with a Fall 2021 starting date. Candidates should be qualified to teach undergraduate courses in cybersecurity, computer science, information security, networking, databases and risk. The successful candidate is expected to engage in research and scholarly activities, and service to the University, College, and professional societies. A Ph.D. in computer science, information technology or a related field is required by the appointment start date. A standard background and education check is required for this position.

Penn State Altoona ( is a multi-campus, four-year college of Penn State located in Altoona, Pennsylvania. The college cultivates a vibrant learning environment through excellence in teaching, research, and creative activities, and offers the advantages of an intimate college teaching environment with the readily available resources of a major research university. Penn State Altoona offers 22 baccalaureate and 5 associate degree programs, as well as the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors, to our 3,100 undergraduate students. Situated in the beautiful Allegheny Mountains of Central Pennsylvania, Penn State Altoona is located 40 miles from University Park, the flagship campus of Penn State, and our proximity affords individuals the ability to interact easily with colleagues and presents many opportunities for mutual collaboration.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, and the names and contact information of three references.

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