Assistant Professor of Information Sciences and Technology

Pennsylvania State University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Nov 24, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor, Information Sciences and Technology

Penn State Berks invites applicants for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of Information Sciences and Technology. The successful candidate will teach courses in the areas of Cybersecurity, Information Sciences and Technology, and Risk Analysis and Management, and teaching interest in these subject areas is preferred. The candidate is expected to establish an active research program with a strong record of scholarly activity. Participation in research with undergraduates is also encouraged.

The candidate is also expected to advise students and provide career guidance, as well as participate actively in campus, university and community service activities. Penn State Berks is an undergraduate campus college of the Penn State University and is located near Reading, PA.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Information Sciences, Information Systems, Computer Science, or closely related field with a focus on Information Security and Risk Management. Commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment is desired.

Applicants must include with their application the following materials:

(1) a cover letter

(2) a curriculum vitae

(3) a statement of their research interests and future research plans

(4) a statement of their teaching philosophy

(5) a statement regarding engagement in or commitment to inclusion, equity, and diversity issues

(6) a list of contact information (name, affiliation, phone, email address) for at least three references.

Applicants should submit their application materials as one document to the Penn State Career Website at Please contact Lara Wiggins, Recruiting and Sourcing Specialist, at for questions on the hiring process.

Inquiries about the position may be directed to Dr. Abdullah Konak, Search Committee Chair, at

Review of applications will begin as early as December 1, 2020 and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

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