Assistant Professor, Tenure or Teaching Track, Computer and Information Science
Company: Gannon University
Posted on: November 25, 2022
Division School of Engineering and Computing
Department Col. of Engineering & Business
Location Erie, Pa
Gannon University is committed to excellence in student-centered
learning emphasizing student-learning outcomes. The faculty work
collaboratively with colleagues; deliver instruction; advise
students; engage in scholarly activities consistent with the Boyer
Model of Scholarship, as is appropriate to the application and
receipt of tenure and promotion at Gannon; and engage in service to
the University, community and profession. The faculty member must
support and promote the University's inclusive Mission, its
Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education
This is a nine-month, tenure-track (or teaching-track) faculty
position in Computer Science to begin January or August 2023. The
successful candidate will teach introductory and advanced
undergraduate as well as graduate program courses. ESSENTIAL
FUNCTIONS The functions below are detailed in the faculty handbook
in Volume IV of the Institutional Policy Manual.
Teach 24 credit hours (27 for teaching-track) in the academic year
or as otherwise specified by the faculty member's appointment
notice; student course evaluations are to be completed in each
course. Faculty are expected to employ sound pedagogical practices
and to use technology as appropriate, including the University's
learning management system. Faculty shall assist with course
revisions and curriculum development as needed.
Achieve appropriate student-learning outcomes in all courses
Engage in scholarly pursuits pertinent to their academic
discipline. Scholarship, as defined by the Boyer model, includes:
The Scholarship of Discovery; The Scholarship of Integration: The
Scholarship of Application; and The Scholarship of Teaching (not
required for teaching-track).
Participate in service to the University, the community and to
their profession. Attend convocations, commencement exercises and
Participate in ongoing professional development.
Assist, advise and mentor students enrolled in the University.
Fulfill the essential duties and responsibilities of a faculty
member as described in Volume IV of the Gannon University
Institutional Policy Manual which contains the approved policies
and procedures of the University concerning the terms and
conditions of faculty employment at the University. Required
Education: A Ph.D. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or
closely related computing field is required for tenure track
applicants; A M.S. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a
closely related filed is required for teaching track. Previous
academic experience is preferred.
Experience: Experience is preferred in two or more of the following
topic areas: distributed systems, comparative languages, operating
systems, algorithms, cloud computing, and/or database systems, as
well as the ability to teach in the core computing curriculum.
Competency in teaching project-based learning course in various
topics and ability to adapt to changing course load is a plus.
Rank: In accordance with the University's standards, the Provost
and Vice President for Academic Affairs awards initial rank at the
time of employment.
Licenses and Certifications: None required.
University Mission: Must be able to support and promote the
University's inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its
strong liberal arts foundation that supports exemplary professional
education programs. Preferred Qualifications
Must be able to meet the physical demands associated with a busy
academic environment. Work is performed in a busy classroom and
office setting. Tenure Status Tenure Track
Position Type Regular Faculty
Employment Status Full-Time
Position Length 9M
Credits Per Year 24 - 27 credits
Keywords: Gannon University, Cleveland Heights , Assistant Professor, Tenure or Teaching Track, Computer and Information Science, Education / Teaching , Erie, Ohio
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