Assistant Professor in Software Engineering

Employer
Pennsylvania State University
Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Jun 08, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor in Software Engineering

The Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering at Penn State Behrend invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor Position in Software Engineering starting in fall 2021. We are seeking applicants with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate education and research scholarship.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related fields by the appointment start date. Duties include teaching our residential and online software engineering core courses, such as:
  • software engineering principles
  • architectural designs
  • testing
  • maintenance to name a few


Preferred research areas and teaching interests include, but are not limited to:
  • software processes and activities
  • project management
  • quality engineering
  • software security and/or data sciences


Candidates, with a recognized research record, supported by over ten archival journal publications, and teaching experience of over five years, may be considered for a higher rank.

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

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College is an undergraduate and graduate college of The Pennsylvania State University. We are situated on a beautiful, wooded, 854-acre hillside campus with four academic schools (Business; Engineering; Humanities and Social Sciences; and, Science) and an on-campus childcare center. With 5,000 students, we retain the ambience and the focus on teaching of a small college while having access to the research resources of a Big 10, R1 University. We seek faculty members who join our commitment both to teaching and scholarship, to nurturing the total student, and to valuing and supporting respect, diversity, and inclusiveness. We pride ourselves on offering our undergraduates real-life, open-laboratory, research experiences.

A U.S. News & World Report recognized undergraduate engineering school, the School of Engineering houses ten ABET accredited bachelor's degrees, two ABET accredited associate degrees, four minors, two certificates, and one graduate degree. The school prides itself in rigorous undergraduate education for our 1800 students, emphasizing practical experiences that prepare our graduates for professional practice and graduate school. There are many opportunities for undergraduate students to engage with faculty in funded undergraduate research. More than 95 percent of graduates are employed in field within one year after graduation. The School supports a growing, all-campus interest in research that addresses issues of women's health, energy & sustainability, and polymer science.

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please upload a cover letter, complete CV, a brief statement of teaching and research, and the names of three references.


Apply online at https://psu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/PSU_Academic/job/Penn-State-Erie-The-Behrend-College/Assistant-Professor-in-Software-Engineering_REQ_0000009832-1

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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.

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