Assistant Professor of 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 fall 2020. We are seeking applicants with commitment to excellence in undergraduate education and research scholarship. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or other related fields, with the ability to teach our residential and online core software engineering and computer science courses. Exceptionally qualified candidates may be considered for higher rank, commensurate with experience. Preferred research areas and teaching interests include, but are not limited to, software architecture, software testing, software maintenance, software processes, software quality engineering, cyber security, internet of things, and distributed computing. Candidates with relevant industry experience, prior teaching experience, or with experience in developing and delivering online courses are especially encouraged to apply.
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, is an undergraduate and graduate college of The Pennsylvania State University. Situated on a beautiful, wooded 854-acre hillside campus recognized as a U.S. arboretum, we have four academic schools (Business; Engineering; Humanities and Social Sciences; and, Science); student residential living; a range of research programs and outreach centers; and a highly successful business and technology park. With 5,000 students in resident instruction and online in college programs offered through Penn State World Campus, we uniquely blend the atmosphere and focus on teaching of a small college with access to the academic, research, and professional development resources of a Big 10, R1 University.
Our college is an open laboratory of learning and discovery where students gain real-life experience engaging with business, industry, and community partners. We seek faculty members who share our commitment to both teaching and scholarship, to the holistic development of students, and to principles of respect, diversity, and inclusiveness. A U.S. News & World Report recognized undergraduate engineering school, the School of Engineering houses ten Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (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.
Erie, Pennsylvania is a metropolitan area of more than a quarter million people located on the southern shores of Lake Erie, two hours from Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo. The area's economy reflects a mix of educational, medical, industrial, tourism, and service activity; the region is home to five colleges and universities in the region, including Penn State Behrend. Northwestern Pennsylvania offers abundant cultural, sports, and recreational opportunities with four seasons of adventure. Summers feature miles of beaches, a range of lake sports, and festivals every weekend, and the winters are made for skiing, skating, and more. It's easy to get around, housing is affordable, and the cost of living is modest. Erie offers relaxed, comfortable living.
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.
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