Computer Science | Assistant Professor Information Technology Tenure Track Fall 2021| I01631



Posting Details

Posting Number I01631 Classification Title Assistant Professor Working Title Computer Science | Assistant Professor Information Technology Tenure Track Fall 2021| I01631 Employee Group Faculty Bargaining Unit APSCUF Location Main Campus Department Computing and Cybersecurity Pay Rate Employment Type Regular FT Work Schedule
Position Summary

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania invites applications for an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department beginning August 2021. The Computer Science Department at Slippery Rock University offers a BS in Computing with tracks in Information Technology, Computer Science, and Cyber Security. Excellence in the education of undergraduate students is the primary focus of the position. Although teaching assignments will include core courses and all three tracks, the primary focus is the Information Technology track which teaches advanced web graphics, client and server side scripting, and current web technologies. Duties include committee work at departmental, college, and university levels, research that may involve undergraduate students, academic advising, scholarly activities, and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D./D.Sc in Computer Science or Information Technology. Successful performance in an interview, including a teaching demonstration. Demonstrable knowledge of web programming and system administration. Commitment to the education of diverse populations.

Preferred Qualifications

• Excellence in the education of undergraduate students in Computing.
• Ability to teach core computing courses, introductory and advanced programming, mobile computing/IoT, client-side/server-side web development, system configuration and administration, advanced web technologies, and networking.
• Ability to teach intermediate and advanced Computing courses.
• Ability to work productively with students and colleagues.
• Demonstrated familiarity with instructional technology in the teaching-learning process, and the role of faculty in student success, recruitment, and retention.

Preference will also be given to candidates demonstrating familiarity with instructional technology in the teaching-learning process, and the role of faculty in student success, recruitment, and retention.


Posting Date 02/09/2021 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Respect for Individuals in the Community

Slippery Rock University provides an environment that respects, encourages, and promotes the talents and contributions of all. Slippery Rock University values a community with a shared sense of purpose, where people demonstrate mutual respect and appreciation. Slippery Rock University values diversity that honors and includes all persons regardless of age, creed, disability, ethnic heritage, gender, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status in academic and extracurricular endeavor, in the working environment, and in the daily life of the university community.

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, religion, age, disability, or veteran status in its programs or activities in accordance with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Assistant Vice President of Diversity and Equal Opportunity/Title IX Coordinator
305 Old Main Building
104 Maltby Avenue
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA 16057
724.738.2016

Special Instructions to Applicants

Graduate and undergraduate transcripts are required for this position. Applicants may upload either official or unofficial transcripts using the “Transcript” selection under Required Documents.

Official transcripts will be required prior to appointment. Recommended candidates will be required to complete criminal background check, including Act 34 Background Check and Act 151 (Child Abuse) Background Check and Federal Criminal ( FBI ) clearance prior to appointment. Full consideration will be given to applications received by March 12, 2021.

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Unofficial Transcripts
  5. Unofficial Transcripts 2
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts 3


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