Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor of Information Sciences and Technology

Pennsylvania State University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 13, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor of Information Sciences and Technology

Penn State New Kensington invites applications for a faculty position in Information Sciences and Technology to begin August 2021. This is a full-time, fixed-term appointment (36 weeks) at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor (if the candidate holds a doctorate) or Lecturer (if the candidate holds a Master's degree). The initial appointment is for three years with the possibility of renewal.

Responsibilities include:
  • Teaching a range of undergraduate courses in Information Sciences and Technology (IST) including introductory and upper-division courses.
  • Teaching classes in support of our minor in Security Risk and Analysis.
  • Teaching assignments will include evening classes and online/distributed instruction.
  • Demonstrating scholarly activity to remain current in the field.
  • Participating in course, curriculum, and program development.
  • Advising students and provide career guidance.
  • Participating in campus, university, and community service activities.

Qualifications include:
  • A master's degree or Ph.D. in information sciences, technology, or a closely related discipline.
  • Expertise in the area of networking, network security or security and risk analysis is required.
  • Knowledge of and experience in core areas of information technology including database construction and function, heterogeneous application development, project management, and organization theory.
  • Demonstrated commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment is expected.
  • Interest in active and collaborative learning, the instructional use of technology, and hybrid and online teaching is an advantage.
  • Prior college-level teaching experience is required.
  • Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important.

Penn State New Kensington is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses located across the Commonwealth. Our 70-acre campus in scenic, rural Westmoreland County is situated only 30 minutes from downtown Pittsburgh, and the location offers a wide range of lifestyles from urban to rural. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 600 students. The coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors is offered, as well as 10 baccalaureate degrees and 5 associate degrees. Our students receive a world-class education delivered in a small-campus setting and have opportunities to participate in undergraduate research projects supervised by faculty members.

For more information about the campus, visit http://www.newkensington.psu.edu/" target="_blank">http://www.newkensington.psu.edu/, and for further information about academics and Penn State University, visit www.campuses.psu.edu.

Inquires only about the position should be addressed to Dr. Andrea Adolph, Director of Academic Affairs, Penn State New Kensington. E-mail: aea13@psu.edu.

Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae. All application materials should be uploaded at the same time at the time of application. Review of applications will begin May 3, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Apply online at https://psu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/PSU_Academic/job/Penn-State-New-Kensington/Lecturer-Assistant-Teaching-Professor-of-Information-Sciences-and-Technology_REQ_0000012305-1

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.