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Teaching Assistant Professor - CEMR - Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

West Virginia University
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 9, 2024

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Teaching Assistant Professor in Computer Science and Software Engineering

The Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University seeks applications and nominations for a Teaching Assistant Professor in the field of Computer Science and Software Engineering. The appointment shall be in the Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering. The general area of interest for this search is Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and software engineering.

West Virginia University is a comprehensive Land Grant University with a Carnegie Classification of Highest Research Activity (i.e., R1 University). The Statler College currently has seven academic departments, over 3,800 students, and 147 faculty members, with about $42M in annual external research expenditures. The Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering has 34 faculty members and approximately 500 undergraduate and 150 graduate students.

The successful candidate will greatly benefit from the resources offered by the Lane Department, Statler College, the industry partners and other collaborators. WVU is a National Center of Academic Excellence (NCAE) in Cyber Defense Research (CAE-R) and the B.S. in cybersecurity program is a NCAE in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) designated by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). WVU is member of US CYBERCOMMAND Academic Engagement Network and AFRL information institute, providing an opportunity to provide enriching experience to students. The Lane department has plan to offer online MS programs in AI and online MS programs in cybersecurity. Lane Department is also host to a center and National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program focusing on AI+Health, collaborating with WVU Health Science campus. The software engineering program is one of the top ranked online M.S. programs in the Nation having begun in 1996 to meet regional technology industry demand but has now grown to meet the software development professional’s demand for an advanced software engineering education across the nation. The College enjoys strong external support from the Leidos, KeyLogic, Amazon AWS, TMC Technologies of WV, FBI, Oracle National Security Group, Microsoft, EMERSON Automation Solutions, IDEMIA National Security Solutions, and Northrup Grumman Corp. Further information is available at .

Morgantown is a safe, inclusive, and family-friendly community and is ranked among the most livable small cities in the country with a close proximity to Pittsburgh, PA, and Washington, DC. It lies within a high technology corridor that includes several federal research facilities, such as the NASA Katherine Johnson Independent Verification and Validation Facility (IV&V), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), NETL, the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Additional details on the area and the university are available at and . WVU provides faculty members with a supportive environment for developing a visible and productive career and a range of progressive policies to support work-life integration. WVU also offers a Dual Career Program to assist partners in their career transition and job search and belongs to the OH/Western PA/WV Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.

Qualifications :

We seek a dynamic faculty member with outstanding technical expertise and a proven, ongoing track record of teaching experience or potential to develop graduate level courses for online learning management systems (LMS) platforms such as Blackboard, and Coursera. We welcome candidates that have equivalent experience in the private sector or national laboratories/institutes. The successful applicant must hold an earned Ph.D. in computer science, software engineering or a closely related field.

Applicants must apply at . A cover letter that articulates how the candidate will contribute to teaching, curriculum development and online instruction and a CV must be included. Screening of applications will begin immediately with an aggressive schedule until the position is filled. For further information or to make nominations, contact Dr. Anurag Srivastava, Chair of the Lane Department ( ).

At West Virginia University, we leverage our talents and resources to create a better future for our state and the world. As West Virginia's land-grant university, WVU has three campuses that touch each corner of the state. The WVU System includes 518 buildings on 15,880 acres, Extension Service offices in all 55 counties, ten experimental farms and four forests.

From the groundbreaking R1 research of our flagship campus in Morgantown to the career-oriented programs of WVU Potomac State in Keyser to the technology-intensive programs at WVU Tech in Beckley — the contributions of WVU employees directly impact the 1.8 million people of West Virginia every day, no matter their role or position.

Service, curiosity, respect, accountability, and appreciation are the core values that unite Mountaineers, inspiring one another to work tirelessly and support others as they seek to reach new heights. After all, when you're a Mountaineer, impossible is just another mountain to climb.

Creating an inclusive, engaged, and dynamic learning environment is core to WVU’s academic mission. We welcome candidates who can contribute a range of ideas, approaches and experiences.

West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.


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