West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech), part of the WVU system of campuses located in Beckley, WV, is currently inviting applications and nominations for the following employment opportunity: The Department of Computer Science and Information Systems within the Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences, seeks to hire a tenure track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Computer Science for the academic year 2022-23. The department offers BS degree programs in Computer Science (CS) and Information Systems (IS). Beginning from fall 2021 the department added an area of emphasis in Cybersecurity to the CS program. The position is 9-month, non-tenure track, full-time, and benefits-eligible. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching Computer Science for baccalaureate programs and service classes for other majors. The successful candidate will also be expected to pursue scholarly activities and perform other service associated with a faculty position.
Date of Appointment: August 14, 2022
Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately
WVU Tech is a regional division of the West Virginia University system and is located in Beckley, West Virginia. It boasts a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio and an average class size of 17 students, allowing personalized attention in a supportive environment. WVU Tech is ranked first in the state for return on investment, and seventh in the nation in annual ROI for students paying in-state tuition. The campus is near state and national parks and numerous recreational opportunities.
WVU Tech offers a broad array of programs including four-year (BS) programs in Civil, Chemical, Computer, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering; Computer Science; and Information Systems. More information is found at: http://engineering.wvutech.edu/
At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Get more details at http://hr.wvu.edu/.
A PhD in Computer Science is required. Ability to teach Information Systems and Cybersecurity courses is preferred. ABD candidates will be considered. Candidates with six or more years of experience in a tenure track teaching position will be considered for the rank of Associate professor. Commitment to teaching excellence, responsiveness to student needs, and good communication skills are essential.
Applications must include:
· Letter of interest
· Curriculum vitae
· Unofficial copies of all transcripts
· Contact information including telephone and email address for 3 references