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Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources
Teaching Assistant/Associate Professor in Software Engineering
The Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University seeks applications and nominations for a Teaching Assistant/Associate Professor in the field of Software Engineering. The appointment shall be in the Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering. The general area of interest for this search is software engineering, with specialty interests that may include various technical and project management aspects of software engineering relevant to different domains of software industry.
The software engineering program is one of the top ranked online M.S. programs in the Nation having begun in 1996 to meet regional technology industry demand but has now grown to meet the software development professional’s demand for an advanced software engineering education across the nation in nearly every industry. West Virginia University is a comprehensive Land Grant University with a Carnegie Classification of Highest Research Activity (i.e., R1 University). The Statler College is growing and currently has seven academic departments, over 4,700 students, and 135 faculty members, with about $30M in annual external research expenditures. The Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering has 33 faculty members and approximately 500 undergraduate and 160 graduate students. The successful candidate will greatly benefit from the resources offered by the Lane Department, Statler College, the software industry partners and other collaborators. WVU is a National Center of Academic Excellence (NCAE) in Cyber Defense Research (CAE-R) and the B.S. in cybersecurity program is a NCAE in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) designated by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). WVU is member of US CYBERCOMMAND Academic Engagement Network and AFRL information institute, providing an opportunity to provide enriching experience to students. The College enjoys strong external support from the Leidos, KeyLogic, TMC Technologies of WV, Oracle National Security Group, Microsoft, EMERSON Automation Solutions, IDEMIA National Security Solutions, and Northrup Grumman Corp. Further information is available at http://www.statler.wvu.edu.
Morgantown is a safe, inclusive, and family-friendly community and is ranked among the most livable small cities in the country with a close proximity to Pittsburgh, PA, and Washington, DC. It lies within a high technology corridor that includes several federal research facilities, such as the NASA Katherine Johnson Independent Verification and Validation Facility (IV&V), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), NETL, the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Additional details on the area and the university are available at http://www.morgantownwv.gov and http://www.wvu.edu. WVU provides faculty members with a supportive environment for developing a visible and productive career and a range of progressive policies to support work-life integration. WVU also offers a Dual Career Program to assist partners in their career transition and job search and belongs to the OH/Western PA/WV Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.
We seek a dynamic faculty member with outstanding technical expertise and a proven, ongoing track record of teaching experience or potential to develop graduate level software engineering courses for online learning management systems (LMS) platforms such as Blackboard, Coursera, and Udemy. We welcome candidates that have equivalent experience in the private sector or national laboratories/institutes. The successful applicant must hold an earned Ph.D. in computer science, software engineering or a closely related field.
Applicants must apply at www.jobs.wvu.edu. A cover letter that articulates how the candidate will contribute to teaching, curriculum development and online instruction and a CV must be included. Screening of applications will begin immediately with an aggressive schedule until the position is filled. For further information or to make nominations, contact Dr. Anurag Srivastava, Chair of the Lane Department (firstname.lastname@example.org).
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. The University received the 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award and the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources has received the ASEE Bronze Award for Diversity.
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