Assistant Professor of Information Sciences and Technology

Penn State University

Penn State Brandywine
Campus City:
Media, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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Penn State Brandywine
Information Sciences and Technology


Penn State Brandywine invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position, Assistant Professor of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) (36 week), to begin August 2020, or as negotiated. Responsibilities: Teach three courses (9 credits) each semester of lower and upper division classes using traditional, hybrid and online delivery methods. Teaching assignments may require teaching day, evening and/or weekend classes as needed. Publish research in refereed journals. Other responsibilities include: participation in professional organizations, and in course, curriculum, and program development; advising students and providing career guidance; participation in campus, university, and community service activities; supervising undergraduate research projects; instructional use of technology. Commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment, interest in active and collaborative learning, advocate for diversity and values of inclusion. Qualifications: Ph.D. in Information Technology, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, or closely related field by the start date is required. Seeking candidates with expertise in any of the following areas: database, networking, enterprise systems, data analytics, cloud computing, cyber security and risk management, programming (Python and Java preferred), data science, gaming and app development or other emerging topics in the information technology field. Evidence of potential in research and publication is expected. Prior college-level and online teaching experience preferred. Candidates who enrich our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. 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 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 suburban, undergraduate campus located on 90 acres on the western side of the greater Philadelphia region, and enrolls approximately 1500 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 thirteen baccalaureate degrees, including a B.S. in IST, and two associate degrees. Students and faculty at Penn State Brandywine have all the resources of a major research university at their disposal, but in a small college atmosphere. The student/faculty ratio per course 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. Penn State Brandywine fosters and maintains a safe environment of respect and inclusion for faculty, staff, students, and members of the communities we serve. For more information about the campus, visit For more information about Penn State, visit: Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae as a single PDF document; other information pertinent to the position may also be included. Finalists will be asked to submit a list of references. All employees must pass a criminal background check. Closing Date: Application review begins on November 1, 2019 and continues until a suitable candidate is found.

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

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088