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Assistant Professor, Tenure or Teaching Track, Computer and Information Science

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Assistant Professor, Tenure or Teaching Track, Computer Science
Gannon University's School of Engineering and Computer Science seeks an Assistant Professor of Computer Science. The appointment for this nine-month tenure-track (or teaching-track) position begins in January or August 2023. The ideal candidate is committed to excellence in innovative undergraduate education, will have experience in two or more of the following topic areas: distributed systems, comparative languages, operating systems, algorithms, cloud computing, and/or database systems, as well as the ability to teach in the core computing curriculum. Competency in teaching project-based learning course in various topics and ability to adapt to changing course load is a plus. The successful candidate will teach in Computer Science and related areas of computer and information science at the undergraduate and graduate levels; lead student projects, prepare motivated students intellectually, professionally, and personally; and advise students. One of the exciting opportunities with this position is to engage in the growing number of international exchanges and projects.

Qualified candidates for tenure-track will be expected to engage in scholarly activities in keeping with the Boyer Model of Scholarship as is appropriate to the application and receipt of tenure and promotion at Gannon. Requirements for tenure-track include a Ph.D. (completed by January or August 1, 2023) in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a closely related computing field; requirements for teaching-track include a M.S. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a closely related computing field. Prior teaching experience in higher education is preferred. Candidates must be able to support and promote the University's inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions.

Gannon is a comprehensive Masters L institution that is committed to student-centered learning, with an emphasis on professional education integrated with liberal-learning student outcomes. Located near Lake Erie in Erie, Pennsylvania, the University offers ready access to a variety of cultural and exciting seasonal activities and is within a two-hour drive of Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Buffalo. For more information about what Erie has to offer visit

Gannon University seeks excellence through inclusiveness and invites women and members of underrepresented groups to apply. Application Procedure: Submit a cover letter, C.V., evidence of effective teaching methods and productive scholarship in your respective field, and the contact information for three professional references to Review of applications will begin immediately, and this position will remain open until filled. The finalist will be required to submit an original transcript from the institution awarding his/her terminal degree. References will not be contacted without prior notification to the applicants. For more information about Gannon visit Gannon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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