Visiting Assistant Professor in Computer Science

Indiana, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Mar 23, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Computer Science at Purdue Fort Wayne invites applications for a visiting position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall semester 2021. Outstanding candidates in all areas of Information Systems are encouraged to apply. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in Information Systems, Computer Systems, Intelligent Systems, Informatics, Data Science, and the Internet of Things. Duties include teaching 12 credit hours or the equivalent per semester of Information Systems and Computer Science courses and pursuing scholarly endeavors.


PFW is the largest university in northeast Indiana. The Computer Science department has 10 tenured and tenure-track faculty and two full-time lecturers, and about 400 students in four different undergraduate and graduate programs. The Department is ABET-accredited in Computer Science.


Requirements for the position are: hold a Ph.D. in Information Systems or closely related field by the beginning of the 2021 fall semester; a strong record of teaching and research missions aligned with the Department; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; and an interest in working with students and collaborating with the business community.


Review of applications will begin April 9, 2021, and will continue until we fill the position. A complete application should include a cover letter, CV, copies of official transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. For teaching, we require evidence of teaching experience or effectiveness and a 1-2 page teaching philosophy. The application materials must be submitted electronically to the PFW faculty search portal at  Candidates invited to interview on campus will be required to prepare a 45 to 60-minute teaching demonstration. An official transcript is required upon acceptance of an offer. Further information about the Department can be found at


The CS department is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including research, teaching, and service/engagement.  Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.


PFW is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans, are encouraged to apply. Employment is contingent on available funding and a satisfactory background records check.