Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Software Engineering
Penn State University
- Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
- Date Announced:
- Date Closing:
- open until filled
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- Penn State Behrend
- School of Engineering
The Computer Science and Software Engineering Department at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting fall 2019. We are seeking applications with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education and research scholarship. Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a closely related field, with the ability and willingness to teach core Computer Science courses in programming, systems, theory, as well as develop elective courses. Particularly, we are looking for candidates with strong background in the area of geometric algorithms, especially using geometry techniques for solving fundamental problems in machine learning. Penn State Behrend (http://www.behrend.psu.edu) is a comprehensive four-year and residential college of Penn State, located in Erie, Pennsylvania. The college is committed to excellence in teaching, research, and outreach, and prides itself on the balance it achieves between teaching and research. Located on a beautiful, wooded hilltop campus, Penn State Behrend offers its 4,300 undergraduate and graduate students an inspiring and technologically advanced environment characterized by close student/faculty interaction. The School of Engineering has over 1,600 students in our ABET accredited programs. Erie, a metropolitan area of 280,000, is located on Lake Erie`s beautiful Presque Isle Bay. The region offers many cultural, sports, and recreational resources, including Pennsylvania’s most popular state park. Erie County is a major industrial, medical, service, and tourism center, and is within a two-hour drive of Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo. Residents benefit from a rejuvenated Bayfront District while enjoying a modest cost of living and affordable housing. There are five colleges in the area. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please upload a complete resume, a brief statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, and the names of three references in addition to your application.
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