Assistant Professor, Computer and Information Science

Gannon University   •  

Erie, PA

Industry: Education.


Not Specified years

Posted 382 days ago

Position Summary   
Gannon University is committed to excellence in student-centered learning with an emphasis on student-learning outcomes.  The faculty work collaboratively with colleagues; deliver instruction; advise students; engage in scholarly activities in keeping with the Boyer Model of Scholarship as is appropriate to the application and receipt of tenure and promotion at Gannon; and engage in professional, University, and community service activities.  Must be able to support and promote the University’s inclusive Mission, its Catholic identity, and its liberal arts and professional education traditions.      
This position is a nine-month, tenure track faculty in Computer and Information Science to begin August 2018.  The successful candidate will teach introductory and advanced program courses.     
Essential Functions

The functions below are detailed in the faculty handbook in Volume IV of the Institutional Policy Manual.  

  1. Teach 24 credit hours 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.     
  2. Achieve appropriate student-learning outcomes in all courses taught.    
  3. 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.     
  4. Participate in service to the University, the community and to their profession. Attend convocations, commencement exercises and community meetings.     
  5. Participate in ongoing professional development.     
  6. Assist, advise and mentor students enrolled in the University.     
  7. 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.

Education:  A Ph.D. in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering or closely related field is required.  Previous academic experience is preferred.       

Experience: Experience is preferred in one or more of the following: software security, software and quality assurance, software maintenance, and/or software deployment, and mobile development. A track record of successful project leadership and industrial experience are also preferred.          

Rank:    In accordance with the University’s standards, the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs awards initial rank at the time of employment.           

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.      
Physical Requirements  
Must be able to meet the physical demands associated with a busy academic environment.