Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Gannon University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 27, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology, Other Science & Technology, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Department of Computer and Information ScienceGannon University's School of Engineering and Computing seeks two Assistant Professors of Computer Science. The appointments for these nine-month tenure track positions begin in August 2022. The ideal candidate for each position is committed to excellence in innovative undergraduate education and will have experience in teaching in the core computing curriculum, including two or more of the following topic areas: Database systems, Web Programming & Implementation, Object-Oriented Programming, Advanced Programming, Mobile Application Development, Data Analysis & Visualization, and Cloud Computing. Competency in teaching project-based learning courses in various topics and adapting to changing course load is a plus. The successful candidate will teach 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 a growing number of entrepreneurial, interdisciplinary, and international projects. Successful candidates will be expected to engage in scholarly activities in keeping with the Boyer Model of Scholarship appropriate to applying and receiving tenure and promotion at Gannon. Requirements include a Ph.D. (completed by August 1, 2022) in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, Data Science, Software Engineering, or closely related field; teaching experience in higher education is preferred. ABDs, soon-to-be-completed Ph.D., and master's degree with substantial work experience will be considered. Candidates must support and promote the University's inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions. Candidates without a doctorate or terminal degree can be considered for a Teaching Track position. Teaching track appointments require a master's degree and relevant professional experience, and prior teaching experience is preferred. Teaching track faculty members are required to advise students and perform service to the University and/or the community/profession.Gannon is a comprehensive Masters L institution that is committed to student-centered learning, emphasizing professional education integrated with liberal-learning student outcomes. Located near Lake Erie in Erie, Pennsylvania, the University offers ready access to various cultural and exciting seasonal activities. It is within a two-hour drive of Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Buffalo. Erie is a medical hub for Northwestern Pennsylvania. There are major medical centers, the largest medical school in the nation, and many clinics. For more information about what Erie has to offer, visit 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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