Assistant/Associate Professor of Computer Science

Penn State Brandywine
Media, Pennsylvania 19063
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Assistant/Associate Professor of Computer Science

Penn State Brandywine invites applications for an advanced Assistant or Associate tenure-line faculty position, to be Professor in Charge of a Computer Science Program shared with the Beaver and Hazleton campuses, to begin August 2022 (or as negotiated). The faculty's home campus will be Brandywine.

Responsibilities include:

  • Serve as Professor in Charge of a Computer Science Program consortium, across Brandywine, Beaver and Hazleton campuses,
  • Teach (at most) 9 credit/contact hours each semester, of lower and upper division courses using traditional, hybrid, and on-line delivery methods
  • Publish research in refereed journals, participating in professional organizations engaging in scholarly activities to stay current in the discipline
  • Participate in course, curriculum, and program development, advising students, providing career guidance, and supervising undergraduate research projects
  • Participate in campus, University, and community service activities

Some of the required teaching is in introductory and intermediate undergraduate courses in the area of computer science and computer engineering using traditional, hybrid and online delivery methods. Teaching assignments might include courses in object-oriented programming, systems programming, computer organization and design, theory of computation, operating systems design, programming languages, and electives in the instructor's area of expertise.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Computer Science/Computer Engineering, or closely related fields. Evidence of research and publications in the area of artificial intelligence or a closely related field is expected. This position will be filled as either an Assistant or Associate Professor. To be considered as an Assistant Professor rank, a candidate must have at least three years of Assistant Professor experience.

Other expectations: Include commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment; advocacy for diversity and values of inclusion. Teaching assignments may require teaching day, evening and/or weekend classes as needed.

Additional preferences include: Evidence of commitment to and interest in active and collaborative learning, instructional use of technology, experience in hybrid course delivery, evidence of experience in multidisciplinary environment, demonstrated commitment to and ability/training in successfully advocating for diversity and values of diversity.

Application: For full consideration, applicants are required to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and diversity statement that details how their teaching, service and/or scholarship has supported the success of students from diverse and/or underrepresented backgrounds (applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experiences should note their plans for such work) as a single PDF document; other information pertinent to the position may also be included. Finalists will be asked to submit a list of three references.

This position requires the successful completion of standard background checks in accordance with University policy. Application review begins on immediately and continues until a suitable candidate is found. Apply online at:

Penn State is a multi-campus public land-grant university that improves the lives of the people of Pennsylvania, the nation, and the world. Our instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, and continuing and distance education informed by scholarship and research. Our research, scholarship, and creative activities promote human and economic development through the expansion of knowledge and its applications in the natural and applied sciences, social sciences, arts, humanities, and the professions. Penn State Brandywine is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses state-wide and shares in the University's international reputation for excellence in teaching, research, and service. It is a small, suburban, undergraduate campus located on 90 acres on the western side of the greater Philadelphia region, and enrolls approximately 1700 students. Penn State Brandywine offers the first two years of study for most of Penn State`s more than 160-degree programs. In addition, students may enroll on campus in twelve baccalaureate degrees, and three associate degrees. Students and faculty at Penn State Brandywine have all of the resources of a major research university at their disposal, but in a small college atmosphere. Class sizes are small, and the student/faculty ratio is low, so students can receive much individual attention. Our faculty members are committed to providing a high-quality educational experience to their students and are actively engaged in research. For more information about the campus, visit For more information about Penn State University, visit:

Inquiries about the position should be addressed to Dr. Wiebke Strehl, Director of Academic Affairs, Penn State Brandywine. E-mail: wxs9@ Telephone: (610) 892-1420.

Apply online at

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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