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Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Alvernia University
19607, Reading
$85,050 - $89,775
Posted Date
May 4, 2023

Job Details

The College of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics seeks a full-time, tenure-track position to begin Fall 2023.

We seek candidates with a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related discipline with evidence of quality teaching experience and scholarly productivity. Individuals with research interests that include data science, cybersecurity, AR/VR, or that align with local industry are strongly encouraged to apply.

Primary responsibilities include teaching introductory through advanced computer science classes for students, advising students, providing service to the University, and developing an active research program engaging undergraduate students. Successful candidates must also cultivate an environment of research, including design-focused undergraduate research opportunities.

Required Qualifications:

Candidates should provide evidence of quality teaching experience and scholarly productivity.

Alvernia has a bold approach to becoming a 21st-century, modern regional university. This includes the rapid expansion of enrollment through new academic majors in engineering, health care, and more. We seek professionals who are thoughtful leaders, creative, and nimble in the complex environment of private higher education.

All Alvernia University employees promote Franciscan ideals and adherence to the Mission of the University as demonstrated by the University's Ideal Characteristics.

How to Apply:

Candidates should apply on the Alvernia website with their current curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy statement, research statement, official transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Priority review will be given to applications received by November 15, 2022.

Alvernia University is an equal-opportunity employer committed to Franciscan values. All employees share responsibility for advancing diversity, equity, justice, and inclusion in the performance of their roles while demonstrating service orientation, respect for all, intellectual curiosity, solution focus and innovation, and mutual accountability. Alvernia University strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.


Alvernia University was founded in 1958 by the Bernardine Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis. Through its main campus in Reading and locations in Philadelphia and Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, the university serves 3,000 students of diverse backgrounds from around the country and the world.

Alvernia offers a unique blend of rigorous liberal arts core education for developing the mind, strong technical training in many high-demand majors, experiential learning through study abroad and internship experiences, and engagement with the community through our Franciscan-based community service model. We call our model of transformational education the Alvernia Advantage, and we believe this style of education transforms students into ethical leaders with moral courage.

Alvernia offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and minors that are uniquely combined with a strong liberal arts foundation to develop critical thinking, communication, and an understanding of human behavior.

Master's degrees are awarded in business administration, clinical counseling, education, leadership, nursing, occupational therapy, and social work. Alvernia offers a seven-year Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program and a Doctor of Philosophy in Leadership program.

Alvernia University ranks in the top 100 among 2021 Best Regional Universities in the North by U.S. News & World Report. We're recognized as a College of Distinction for our commitment to engaged, experiential education.

Alvernia’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI): Alvernia University is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace where all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the business's success and are valued for their skills, experience, and unique perspectives. This commitment is embodied in university policies and the way we do business at Alvernia University and is an important principle of sound business management.

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