Assistant Professor of Computer Science

  • Professional
  • Middletown, PA
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Expires on: April 13, 2024

Penn State Harrisburg

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Science, Engineering, and Technology (SSET) is accepting applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professors in Computer Science to start in August 2024. The School offers a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Computer Science, in addition to several other undergraduate and graduate degrees in Engineering, Science, and Engineering Technology. SSET launched its first interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in engineering in the fall of 2022.

Job Responsibilities:

• Faculty members of SSET are expected to pursue and sustain scholarly research and publication; recruit and advise students; supervise graduate students and contribute to the department, college, university, and profession through academic and professional service.

• Areas of teaching and/or research may include but are not limited to algorithms, theoretical computer science, bioinformatics, computer security, cyber-physical systems, artificial intelligence, machine learning, or data science.

• Faculty are expected to demonstrate a high level of teaching and research ability and to continue growth in scholarly, artistic, or professional achievement.

• Faculty are also expected to actively promote and advance the school’s steadfast commitment to students, academic service, and diversity and inclusion.


• A Ph.D. degree in Computer Science or a closely related field by the time of appointment is required.

• The assistant professor should possess a terminal degree or its equivalent in organized research or professional practice.

How to Apply:

• Candidates should apply for the position of Assistant Professor of Computer Science, at Penn State Harrisburg by visiting

• Applicants should submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a list of three professional references, copies of transcripts, as well as a personal statement of research and teaching objectives.

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

Penn State is a multi-campus public land-grant University. Penn State Harrisburg, the Capital College, is the largest among Penn State’s Commonwealth Campuses, enrolling nearly 5,000 students and offering more than 75 degree programs. The School of Science, Engineering, and Technology at Penn State Harrisburg is the largest school within the college. For more information about Penn State Harrisburg, please visit the college’s website at


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