Instructor or Assistant Teaching Professor Information Sciences and Technology

  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Altoona, PA, USA
  • Nov 03, 2022
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems

Job Description

Instructor or Assistant Teaching Professor Information Sciences and Technology

Instructor of Information Sciences and Technology

Penn State Altoona invites applications for Fall 2023 for a full-time instructor position in Information Sciences and Technology. The position will support majors in cybersecurity and information technology. The successful candidate may teach courses in introductory IT, information security, cybersecurity, project management, decision theory, programming, databases, networking, risk assessment and risk management. For additional information on the program and courses, see and Applicants should present a record of effectiveness in teaching or a career in information technology and have a strong commitment to undergraduate education. A Master's degree or higher in an information technology-related field is required.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Qualifications: A terminal degree is required for the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor. If no terminal degree, the candidate will be hired as an instructor.

Application Details

Applicants should submit a letter of application establishing their qualifications, a current CV, a description of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Penn State Altoona offers a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package.

Located in the beautiful Allegheny Mountains of central Pennsylvania, Penn State Altoona is a largely residential campus of 2,800 students and offers 26 baccalaureate degree programs and the first two years of 160 Penn State baccalaureate degrees. Only 40 miles from the University Park campus, Penn State Altoona offers the advantages of small college teaching with the readily available resources of a major research university.

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