Assistant Professor of Computer Science - WVU Tech

Beckley, West Virginia
Apr 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech), a regional divisional four-year campus of West Virginia University (WVU) located in Southern West Virginia (Beckley), 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 full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in Computer Science. Position is 9 month and benefits-eligible. The department offers two degree programs: BS degree in Computer Science and BS degree in Information Systems.


The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching Computer Science and Information Systems courses for baccalaureate programs and service classes for other majors.  Also, the successful candidate will be expected to pursue scholarly activities and perform other service associated with a faculty position. 


Date of Appointment:  August 11, 2017

  Deadline:  Review of applications will begin immediately.  

WVU Tech is a regional division of the West Virginia University system with a campus 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.


More information about the Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences can be found at:





A Ph.D. in Computer Science or a Ph.D. in Information Systems is required. ABD candidates who will graduate before the date of appointment will be considered. The ability to teach courses for both programs is preferred. Commitment to teaching excellence, responsiveness to student needs, and good communication skills are essential.

  Application Materials:

  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial copies of all transcripts
  • Contact information for 3 references including telephone and email address


  • Background check

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