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Assistant Professor of Computer & Information Technology

Position Deleted on 3/07/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Westville, IN
  • Faculty - Business - Information Systems and Technology
  • Faculty - Science - Computer Science
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
Assistant Professor of Computer & Information Technology


STARTING RANK: Assistant Professor of Computer & Information Technology
STARTING SALARY: Dependent upon Qualifications
STARTING DATE: August 12, 2013
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Application review will begin on February 15, 2013 and continue until position is filled.

CAMPUS: Purdue University North Central is a regional campus within the Purdue University system. It currently serves approximately 6,000 students with a full-time faculty of 122. This scenic campus is situated on 268 rolling and wooded acres eight miles south of Lake Michigan near the cities of La Porte, Michigan City, and Valparaiso. It is 65 miles east of Chicago's vast cultural resources and 85 miles north of Purdue's main campus in West Lafayette, IN. The location offers both urban and suburban living, excellent school systems, and extensive recreational facilities.

MISSION: The Department of Computer & Information Technology at Purdue University North Central is dedicated to providing access to exceptional educational opportunities in the study and application of computer and information technology. This is accomplished by faculty and students applying the principles of learning, discovery, and engagement to the entire educational experience.

POSITION: This is a ten-month, full-time tenure track faculty position. The department currently offers a baccalaureate degree in Computer & Information Technology (CIT), and a number of courses that support other campus degree and certificate programs. The position requires teaching in a broad range of undergraduate courses with an emphasis on computer programming and networking technologies. An individual professional development fund is provided during the first three years of appointment for travel, release time, summer research grants, or other approved requests.

QUALIFICATIONS: An earned Master's Degree in Computer & Information Technology or related discipline required. Ph.D. a plus. A minimum of three years actual business/industrial experience in programming and networking also required. Any additional experience in information systems and technology, prior teaching experience, or professional certifications are considered a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Some courses may be taught in the evenings or off-campus. Learning (teaching) is the primary function of a faculty member at this campus, and a Discovery (research) agenda appropriate to the discipline is required. In addition Engagement (service) within the University and surrounding communities is expected. Learning, Discovery, and Engagement are central to the Strategic Plan of Purdue University North Central.

APPLICATION INFORMATION: Review will begin on February 15, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Submit letter of application, CV, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and three letters of reference via fax, U.S. mail or electronically (preferred) to:

Amy McGarvey, College Secretary
Computer & Information Technology Department
Purdue University North Central
Westville, IN 46391
FAX: (219) 785-5539

Employment is contingent upon completion of a successful background check. Applications will be acknowledged. Additional supporting information may be requested. Please visit our web site at for additional information about the University.

Purdue University North Central is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.
Purdue University North Central is an equal opportunity/affirmative
action employer, and encourages minorities, women and individuals with disabilities to apply.
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