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The College of Information Sciences and Technology is currently seeking qualified candidates for the following faculty positions. If you have questions about the College of IST or the faculty recruitment process, please email facultyrecruiting@ist.psu.edu.

The College of Information Sciences and Technology at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for multiple, Open-Rank Teaching Faculty positions. Review of applications begins immediately, with positions starting as early as January 2020.

Selected candidates will have backgrounds and ability to teach introductory and advanced courses in Human-Centered Design and Development including: programming for the web; programming for mobile applications; software design and development; interaction design and development; high and low fidelity prototyping; and user interface development tools.

These are multi-year, fixed-term appointments with an excellent possibility of renewal. Successful applicants must be prepared to contribute through teaching in both our residential and online programs. Contributing to both undergraduate and graduate programs, including course design, is expected. Successful applicants should have a Master’s degree or terminal degree in a related discipline and a commitment to teaching learners at all levels and from all backgrounds. Teaching and/or Information Technology industry experience in one or more of the areas listed above is preferred. Applicants will be considered for a teaching faculty rank commensurate with their education and experience.

To apply, please visit https://psu.jobs/job/91013, please upload only basic personal information, but not other information listed below. In addition, interested applicants must submit the following material to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14717: a cover letter detailing relevant qualifications for this job, a resume or curriculum vitae, a one (1) page teaching statement, and three (3) reference letters. Inquiries about the positions may be directed to facultyrecruiting@ist.psu.edu.

The Pennsylvania State University is the land grant institution of Pennsylvania. University Park is the largest of Penn State’s 24 campuses, with approximately 44,000 undergraduates and more than 150 graduate programs. The College of IST has award-winning faculty and state-of-the-art facilities. Both faculty and students are dedicated to collaboration and applying knowledge to make our lives better. See: http://ist.psu.edu. University Park is located in State College PA, ranked the 3rd safest metropolitan area in the US by CQ Press and the 8th best college town by Best College Reviews.

The College of Information Sciences and Technology at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for multiple, Open-Rank Teaching Faculty positions. Review of applications begins immediately, with positions starting as early as January 2020.

Selected candidates will have backgrounds and ability to teach introductory and advanced courses in Artificial Intelligence and Data Sciences including: probability and statistics, coding in Python or R, data management (relational and non-relational), data visualization, data integration, general AI, machine learning, natural language processing, and other advanced AI and DS topics. Candidates with a background in an application area such as social data analytics, health or healthcare, agriculture, energy, security, and/or finance are especially encouraged to apply.

These are multi-year, fixed-term appointments with an excellent possibility of renewal. Successful applicants must be prepared to contribute through teaching both our residential and online programs. Contributing to both undergraduate and graduate programs, including course design, is expected. Successful applicants should have a Master’s degree or terminal degree in a related discipline and a commitment to teaching learners at all levels and from all backgrounds. Teaching and/or industry experience in one or more areas listed above is preferred. Applicants will be considered for a Teaching Faculty rank commensurate with their education and experience.

To apply visit https://psu.jobs/job/91017, please upload only basic personal information, but not other information listed below. In addition, interested applicants must submit the following materials to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14718: a cover letter detailing relevant qualifications for this job, a resume or curriculum vitae, a one (1) page teaching statement, and three (3) reference letters. Inquiries about the positions may be directed to facultyrecruiting@ist.psu.edu.

The Pennsylvania State University is the land grant institution of Pennsylvania. University Park is the largest of Penn State’s 24 campuses, with approximately 46,000 undergraduates and more than 150 graduate programs. The College of IST has award-winning faculty and state-of-the-art facilities. Both faculty and students are dedicated to collaboration and applying knowledge to make our lives better. See: http://ist.psu.edu/. University Park is located in State College PA, ranked the 3rd safest metropolitan area in the US by CQ Press and the 8th best college town by Best College Reviews.

The College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for multiple, open-rank teaching faculty positions. Review of applications begins immediately, with positions starting as early as January 2020.

Selected candidates will have backgrounds and ability to teach introductory and advanced courses in Cybersecurity. We are interested broadly in all areas of cybersecurity, including, but not limited to: digital forensics to include desktop, mobile, device, or information forensics; information security; applied cryptography; systems security; software security; network security to include firewalls, intrusion detection, and cryptographic network protocols; software reverse engineering; penetration testing; network traffic analysis.

These are multi-year, fixed-term appointments with an excellent possibility of renewal. Successful applicants must be prepared to contribute through teaching both our residential and online programs. Contributing to both undergraduate and graduate programs, including course design, is expected. Successful applicants should have a Master’s degree or terminal degree in a related discipline and a commitment to teaching learners at all levels and from all backgrounds. Teaching and/or IT industry experience in one or more of the areas listed above is preferred. Applicants will be considered for a teaching faculty rank commensurate with their education and experience.

To apply visit http://psu.jobs/job/91020, please upload only basic personal information, but not other information listed below. In addition, interested applicants must submit the following material to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14768 with their cover letter detailing relevant qualifications for this job, a resume or curriculum vitae, a one (1) page teaching statement, and three (3) reference letters. Inquiries about the positions may be directed to facultyrecruiting@ist.psu.edu.

The Pennsylvania State University is the land grant institution of Pennsylvania. University Park is the largest of Penn State’s 24 campuses, with approximately 44,000 undergraduates and more than 150 graduate programs. The College of IST has award-winning faculty and state-of-the-art facilities. Both faculty and students are dedicated to collaboration and applying knowledge to make our lives better. See: http://ist.psu.edu. University Park is located in State College PA, ranked the 3rd safest metropolitan area in the US by CQ Press and the 8th best college town by Best College Reviews.

The College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) at The Pennsylvania State University, as part of a major multi-year faculty hiring initiative in Artificial Intelligence (AI), invites applications for multiple, open-rank, tenure-track faculty positions in AI beginning in Fall 2020. The new hires will build on the College`s existing strengths in artificial intelligence, data sciences, biomedical informatics, as well as a number of interdisciplinary research areas. Review of applications begins on December 15, 2019, and will continue until positions are filled.

We seek outstanding candidates with a strong track record of research and publications in one or more area(s) of AI including, but not limited to general AI, machine learning, planning and acting, decision-making, causal inference, explainable AI, multi-agent systems and reasoning under uncertainty, game theory, knowledge representation, natural language processing, computer vision, affective computing, and human-machine communication and collaboration. We are especially interested in candidates whose research contributes to AI for social good and socially responsible AI (e.g., fairness, accountability, and transparency), applying artificial intelligence to address societal challenges in health, social care, sustainability, energy, environment, and security. Successful candidates for the Assistant Professor position should have a Ph.D. in a relevant field (e.g. Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Informatics, Computer Science, Data Sciences) prior to beginning employment at Penn State and should demonstrate strong research potential and commitment to interdisciplinary research and education; Candidates for the Associate Professor position should have a Ph.D. and a strong track record of research, publications, and funding; Candidates for the Full Professor position should have a Ph.D. and a track record of research, publications, and funding that distinguishes them, nationally or internationally, as leaders in Artificial Intelligence. All candidates must pass a background check before beginning employment.

To apply, please visit https://psu.jobs/job/91038 and upload only basic personal information (but not other information listed below). In addition, applicants must submit the following materials to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14720 a cover letter detailing the relevant qualifications for the position; a curriculum vitae including publications list; a 2-5 page research statement outlining future research plans, and a 1-2 page teaching statement. Applicants for the Assistant Professor position should also arrange for at least 3 references, and those for the Associate or Full Professor position should arrange for at least 4 references, to be submitted via AcademicJobsOnline. Inquiries about the position may be directed to facultyrecruiting@ist.psu.edu.

The Pennsylvania State University is the land grant institution of Pennsylvania. University Park is the largest of Penn State’s 24 campuses, with approximately 46,000 undergraduates and more than 150 graduate programs. Penn State offers access to an outstanding collaborative environment, world-class research infrastructure, as well as highly competitive salaries and startup packages. The surrounding community of State College is a quintessential university town well known for its safe metropolitan area, exceptional quality of life including a low cost of living, a growing economy, a diverse offering of cultural and recreational opportunities, and excellent resources for families, including two on-campus child care centers and well regarded local school systems. The College of IST at Penn State has a growing cadre of faculty with research expertise in informatics and data sciences (including artificial intelligence, machine learning, information integration, image analytics, text analytics, data privacy, and data ethics).

IST offers a highly collaborative interdisciplinary research environment, strong research programs in data sciences, artificial intelligence, human-computer interaction, information security and privacy, and socio-technical systems, a strong Ph.D. program in informatics, and several highly successful undergraduate programs (including one in Data Sciences). See: http://ist.psu.edu/. Additional collaborative opportunities are offered by the Institute for CyberScience, the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, the Institute for Energy and Environment, the Social Science Research Institute, the Materials Research Institute, and the Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute.

The College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) at The Pennsylvania State University, as part of a major multi-year faculty hiring initiative in cybersecurity and privacy, invites applications for multiple, open-rank, tenured/tenure-track faculty positions beginning in fall 2020.

We seek outstanding candidates with a strong track record of research to strengthen and complement our current research programs. We are interested broadly in all areas of cybersecurity and privacy, including, but not limited to:

  • Blockchain security, cryptocurrencies, applied crypto
  • Cybercrime and cyber law, dark web
  • Cyber Physical System (CPS) Security, IoT security, security of autonomous systems
  • Cybersecurity operations and analytics, cybersecurity analytics methodologies, machine learning system security, machine learning for security
  • Privacy: privacy by design, privacy preserving, secure multi-party computation, differential privacy, etc.
  • Human Factors of cybersecurity and privacy, economics of cybersecurity
  • Systems, software, network, mobile/wearable security and privacy

All candidates must have or expect to graduate with a Ph.D. or a terminal degree in computer and information science or a closely related field. Successful candidates are expected to develop an internationally competitive, externally funded research program, and contribute to graduate and undergraduate teaching. Successful candidates for the Assistant Professor position should have a Ph.D. in a relevant field prior to beginning employment at Penn State and should demonstrate strong research potential and commitment to graduate and undergraduate education; Candidates for the Associate Professor position should have a Ph.D. and a strong track record of research, publications, and funding; Candidates for the Full Professor position should have a Ph.D. and a track record of research, publications, and funding that distinguishes them, nationally or internationally, as leaders in Cybersecurity. All candidates must pass a background check before beginning employment.

The College of IST offers a highly collaborative interdisciplinary research environment with a strong, externally funded research program in cybersecurity and privacy. Additional opportunities for research collaboration are offered by other colleges at Penn State and by the Institute for Cyberscience, the Social Sciences Research Institute, and the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences. The College has a strong Ph.D. program with over 130 Ph.D. students, and a rapidly growing Bachelor of Science major in Cybersecurity.

To Apply: Visit https://psu.jobs/job/91050 and upload your basic personal information. In Addition, applicants must submit the following material to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14726: cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, 2-5 page research statement, 1-2 page teaching statement, and 3-5 references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until positions are filled. To receive full consideration, applicants should submit their materials by December 15, 2019. Inquiries about the position may be directed to facultyrecruiting@ist.psu.edu.

The Pennsylvania State University is the land grant institution of Pennsylvania. University Park is the largest of Penn State’s 24 campuses, with undergraduate enrollment of approximately 44,000 students and offering more than 150 programs of graduate study. The College of IST has award-winning faculty and state-of-the-art facilities. Both faculty and students are dedicated to collaboration and applying knowledge to make our lives better. University Park is located in State College, Pennsylvania, which is ranked the 3rd safest metropolitan area in the United States by CQ Press, and the 8th best college town in the nation by Best College Reviews.