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Teaching Faculty Positions in Computer Science, Data Science, and Computing and Security Technology

Drexel University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
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The College of Computing & Informatics invites applications for three full-time teaching faculty positions in Computing and Security Technology (CST), Enterprise Data Science, and Introductory Computing.

The College is an innovative leader in educating information professionals in the twenty-first century, combining high quality teaching and research in a multidisciplinary and collaborative environment. The College offers five BS degrees, five master's degrees, and two PhD degrees.

Computing and Security Technology (CST)

The BS CST degree program provides hands-on experience in managing and operating computer servers, networks, Web and mobile systems, and databases with particular attention to secure operations. Students choose one of two concentrations: Computing Technology or Computing Security. The degree emphasizes hands-on learning and applied technology. This position will develop and teach courses in a variety of applied fields at the undergraduate and graduate level (see below for more details).

Enterprise Data Science

This position will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Data Science. The college is advancing data science education through degree programs at multiple levels. This position is also responsible to help develop new undergraduate courses for the BSDS program, as well as develop graduate curriculum, integrate data science education into multiple non-data science degree programs, bridge the college’s data science curricula to industry demands, and promote data science education to a wide audience.

Introductory Computing

The department, housed in the College of Computing & Informatics, offers BS, BA, MS, and PhD degrees in computer science, as well as BS and MS degrees in software engineering. This position will teach introductory computing and informatics courses, and be responsible for course and curriculum development. 

Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Successful applicants must demonstrate potential for teaching excellence in the environment of a major research university. Applications should consist of a cover letter, CV and brief statement summarizing teaching experience and relevant professional experience, teaching interests, experience working with/teaching/mentoring minorities, women, or members of other underrepresented groups, and a list of references. Letters of reference will be requested from candidates who are invited for a campus interview. Electronic submissions in PDF format are required.

Drexel University is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Drexel encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply, and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


For all positions, we are seeking leaders and innovators for developing and teaching courses. Candidates should have an advanced degree in a related subject area. Relevant, recent industry and teaching experience is highly desirable. Position specific details and application instructions are below.

Computing and Security Technology (CST)

Operational expertise in the following areas is of special interest: security, computer forensics, applied cryptography, counter intelligence, server administration, network administration, network auditing tools, and enterprise systems management. To be considered, apply directly at or search for requisition number 8627.

Enterprise Data Science

Candidates should have expertise and experience with data-intensive enterprise projects, expertise and experience in the stewardship of organizational data assets, familiarity with data cleansing & data analytics tools and systems, interest in course and curriculum development, and a vision for the future of data science education. To be considered, apply directly at or search for requisition number 8628.

Introductory Computing

For this position, we are seeking a leader and innovator for Computing and Informatics education for our introductory computing and informatics courses. Areas of relevant teaching expertise include foundational concepts in computing and informatics, computer programming, and principles of computing.  It is highly desired that the candidate have experience and interest in working with a diverse student population in an engaging way that inspires students to pursue education and careers in computing and informatics. Responsibilities for this position include course and curriculum development. To be considered, apply directly at or search for requisition number 8633.

About Drexel University

Drexel is a private university committed to research with real-world applications. The University has over 24,000 students in 15 colleges and schools and offers about 200 degree programs. The College of Computing & Informatics is comprised of approximately 60 faculty and 2,000 students. Drexel has one of the largest and best-known cooperative education programs in the country, with over 1,600 co-op employers. Drexel's University City campus is located on Philadelphia’s “Avenue of Technology” in the University City District and at the hub of the academic, cultural and historical resources of the nation’s sixth largest metropolitan region.