Assistant Professor of Information Sciences and Technology

Campus/Location:
Penn State New Kensington
Date Announced:
09/20/2017
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
74595
Classification:
Exempt
Work Unit:
VP for Commonwealth Campuses
Department:

Description

Penn State New Kensington invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Information Sciences and Technology (Tenure-Track, 36 weeks), to begin August 2018, or as negotiated. Responsibilities: Teaching a range of undergraduate courses (typically 9 credit hours per semester) in Information Sciences and Technology (IST) including introductory and upper-division courses in one’s field of expertise. The successful candidate also will teach classes in support of our minor in Security Risk and Analysis. Teaching assignments will include evening classes and online/distributed instruction. Publish in refereed journals. Participate in professional organizations and in course, curriculum, and program development. Advise students and provide career guidance. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities. Qualifications: PhD in information sciences, technology, or a closely related discipline. Expertise in the area of networking, network security or security and risk analysis is strongly preferred. Candidates must demonstrate knowledge of and experience in core areas of information technology including database construction and function, heterogeneous application development, project management, and organization theory. Interest in active and collaborative learning, the instructional use of technology, and hybrid and online teaching is an advantage. Prior college-level teaching is expected and online teaching experience, as well as experience using other distance-education delivery methods, is strongly preferred. Campus Information: 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 New Kensington is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses located across the Commonwealth. Our 70-acre campus in scenic, rural Westmoreland County is situated only 30 minutes from downtown Pittsburgh, and the location offers a wide range of lifestyles from urban to rural. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 600 students. The coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors is offered, as well as 10 baccalaureate degrees and 5 associate degrees. Our students receive a world-class education delivered in a small-campus setting and have opportunities to participate in undergraduate research projects supervised by faculty members. For more information about the campus, visit http://www.newkensington.psu.edu/, and for further information about academics and Penn State University, visit http://www.psu.edu/ur/cmpcoll.html. Inquires about the position should be addressed to Dr. Andrea Adolph, Director of Academic Affairs, Penn State New Kensington. E-mail: aea13@psu.edu. Telephone: (724) 334-6031. Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,104 $23,748 $31,392
B $17,712 $26,124 $34,524
C $19,152 $28,728 $38,304
D $21,072 $31,620 $42,156
E $23,604 $35,400 $47,196
F $26,436 $39,660 $52,872
G $29,136 $44,412 $59,712
H $33,192 $50,616 $68,040
I $37,848 $57,696 $77,580
J $42,444 $65,772 $89,136
K $49,236 $76,308 $103,392
L $57,120 $88,524 $119,928
M $66,240 $102,672 $139,116
N $78,168 $121,152 $164,148
O $90,768 $142,968 $195,168
P $107,124 $168,696 $230,280
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088