Assistant professor / lecturer
The Computer Science and Software Engineering Department at Penn State Behrend invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor Positions starting fall 2019. We are seeking applicants with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education and research scholarship. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Software Engineering, or other Computer Science related fields, with the ability to teach our 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, agile development, cyber security, real time operating systems, distributed database systems, and distributed computing. Candidates with relevant industry experiences or prior teaching experience are preferred. Penn State Behrend (http://www.behrend.psu.edu) is a comprehensive four-year and residential college of Penn State in Erie, Pennsylvania. The college is committed to excellence in teaching, research, and outreach, and prides itself on the balance it achieves between teaching and research. Located on a beautiful, wooded hilltop campus, Penn State Behrend offers its 4,300 undergraduate and graduate students an inspiring and technologically-advanced environment characterized by close student/faculty interaction. The School of Engineering has over 1,600 students in our ABET accredited programs. Erie, a metropolitan area of 280,000, is located on Lake Erie`s beautiful Presque Isle Bay. The region offers many cultural, sports, and recreational resources, including Pennsylvania’s most popular state park. Erie County is a major industrial, medical, service, and tourism center, and is within a two-hour drive of Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo. Residents benefit from a rejuvenated Bay front District while enjoying a modest cost of living and affordable housing. There are five colleges in the area. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Please send a cover letter, complete CV, statement of research, statement of teaching and the names of three references.