Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Information Sciences and Technology
Penn State University
- Penn State Greater Allegheny
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- Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses - Penn State Greater Allegheny
- Information Sciences and Technology
The Pennsylvania State University at the Greater Allegheny Campus seeks an Information Sciences and Technology Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor for a multi-year appointment (1 year with option for renewal), 36 weeks. Starting Date: August 10 2018, or as negotiated. Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate courses at the Penn State Greater Allegheny campus in a variety of areas related to the BS degree program in Information Sciences and Technology. Courses include systems analysis, digital communications, cybersecurity, 3rd/4th generation programming languages (including object oriented), discrete mathematics, project management, and relational database management using traditional, hybrid and online delivery methods. Qualifications: Master’s degree or higher in Information Science Technology or related field. Commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment is desired. Interest in active and collaborative learning, the instructional use of technology, and hybrid and online teaching is an advantage. Prior college-level and online teaching experience preferred. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important. Campus Information: Penn State University 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 Greater Allegheny is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses state-wide. Situated eleven miles southeast of downtown Pittsburgh, PA, the Greater Allegheny campus is located between the residential borough of White Oak, PA, the urban environs of McKeesport, PA. The 258-acre Renziehausen Park sits adjacent to the campus. A residential campus, Penn State Greater Allegheny serves a diverse student body of approximately 500 students. Students and faculty at Penn State Greater Allegheny have all the resources of a major research university at their disposal in a small college atmosphere. Class sizes are small and the student/faculty ratio is low, so students can receive much individual attention. Faculty members are committed to providing a high-quality educational experience to their students and are actively engaged in research. Students participate in undergraduate research projects, internships, community service and other opportunities that enhance their educational experiences. For more information about the campus, visit http://www.psu.edu/ur/cmpcoll.html. Application: To apply, submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae. The following information should not be included in your application: social security number, U.S. Permanent Residence Card (green card) number, transcripts, or any other information that includes personal ID numbers. Finalists will be asked to provide letters of reference. Inquiries: Dr. Jacqueline Edmondson, Chief Academic Officer, Penn State Greater Allegheny. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Telephone: (412) 675-9052. Closing Date: Application review begins March 13, 2018 and continues until a suitable candidate is found.
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