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 in Computer Science for the academic year 2021-22. The department offers two degree programs: BS degree in Computer Science (CS) and BS degree in Information Systems (IS). Beginning from fall 2021 the department plans to add Cybersecurity area emphasis to the CS program. The position is 9-month, tenure track, full-time, and benefits-eligible.
The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching Computer Science and Information Systems courses 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 13, 2021
Location: Beckley, WV
Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately
About the University: 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; Information Systems; and BS degrees in Electronic Engineering Technology, Engineering Technology (Civil, Environmental, and Mechanical emphasis), and Industrial Technology.
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship, offers high quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America, with divisional campuses in Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg, and Montgomery. WVU is a Research University (Highest Research Activity) and ranks among the top 100 public universities in the nation, including a top 15 ranking in most affordable tuition for out-of-state students. WVU offers 184 degrees throughout the 15 colleges and schools within the university. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy, and forensics. There are more than 32,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide who are pioneering, passionate, innovative, tireless and caring.