Lecturer / Assistant Teaching Professor of Engineering

Pennsylvania State University

United States

Lecturer or Assistant Teaching Professor of Engineering

Penn State University

Campus/Location:Penn State Brandywine

Campus City:Media, PA

Date Announced:11/01/2019

Date Closing:open until filled

Job Number:91786


Work Unit:Penn State Brandywine



Penn State Brandywine invites applications for a faculty position, Lecturer (Master’s) or Assistant Teaching Professor (Doctoral) of Engineering, fixed-term multi-year appointment-36 weeks (with the option for renewal) to begin August 2020, or as negotiated. Responsibilities: Teach four courses (12 credits) each semester of introductory and intermediate undergraduate courses in the area of computer science and computer engineering using traditional, hybrid and online delivery methods. Teaching assignments include courses in digital systems, introductory and intermediate computer programming in C++ and Java, introduction to systems programming, and discrete math for computer science. Teaching assignments may require teaching day, evening and/or weekend classes as needed. Working knowledge of a circuit simulation software, (e.g. MultiSim, PSPICE), and a hardware description language (e.g., Verilog, VHDL) is required. Other responsibilities include: participate in course, curriculum, and program development; advise students, supervise student projects, and provide career guidance; participate in campus, university, and community service activities; engage in activities to stay current in the discipline; commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment; advocate for diversity and values of inclusion. Qualifications: Ph.D., or Master’s with 3+ years of related teaching or industry experience in Computer Engineering/Computer Science/Electrical Engineering, by the start date is required. 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 General Engineering, 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 http://brandywine.psu.edu/ For more information about Penn State, visit: http://www.psu.edu/ 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 November 18, 2019 and continues until a suitable candidate is found.


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