Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Job Details

Category:: Faculty
Department:: Kinsley School of Engineering, Sciences & Technology
Locations:: York, PA
Posted:: Sep 1, 2023
Closes:: Dec 14, 2023 - 11:59 PM EST
Type:: Full-time
Position ID:: 167022

About York College of Pennsylvania:

Established in 1787, York College of Pennsylvania is a private, four-year college located in the city of York, a hub of arts and industry between Baltimore and Philadelphia. Housed on 190 picturesque acres, the college is known for its focus on experiential learning and community engagement, serving over 4,000 undergraduate and 300+ graduate students in more than 70 baccalaureate majors, along with 20+ graduate and professional programs. Deeply rooted in the liberal arts and recognized for excellence in its professional nursing, business, engineering, and education programs, York is ranked among the nation's top 50 Best Value Schools by U.S. News. The College's robust recreation and athletics program is among the best in the region, and is home to 23 NCAA III Division sports teams and 30+ intramural sports. A Princeton Review Best Northeastern College, York prides itself on its experienced, engaged faculty; its high-impact and student-centric philosophy; and its long-standing commitment to affordability and accessibility.

York College is committed to building a diverse college community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Job Description:

The Computer Science program at York College of Pennsylvania invites applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Computer Science beginning in August 2024. The successful candidate will teach a variety of undergraduate computer science courses which may include introductory programming, software engineering, programming language design, data structures and algorithms, networking and cybersecurity, computer architecture, operating systems, etc. primarily to computer science and electrical/computer engineering majors. Faculty often oversee independent study projects, senior capstone design projects, and teach special topics courses in their specialization area. Faculty are also active in curriculum and laboratory development along with performing research in their field.

As a teaching-focused institution, our ABET-accredited Computer Science program is characterized by small class sizes, extensive student/faculty interactions, and a focus on hands-on and project-based work. Students participate in one mandatory internship as part of our experiential education program prior to graduation, gaining valuable experience in professional software development that they can then apply in their classroom learning.


Applicants must have a Ph.D. Degree in Computer Science. Candidates must have the interest and ability to teach a range of undergraduate computer science courses and are expected to demonstrate the potential for outstanding teaching, advising, and scholarly activity. Candidates with prior teaching experience, interest in pedagogical research, and industry experience are valued.

Additional Information:

York College of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For a copy of York College's Annual Security Report, you may contact the Office of Campus Safety or visit the website: Annual Security Report

Application Instructions:

Candidates should electronically submit the following: a cover letter with a description of relevant experience, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and practices, a statement of professional/scholarly objectives, and contact information for three references.

Review of applications will begin immediately. While applications will be accepted until the position is filled, for full consideration, applications should be received by December 15, 2023.


YCP studentsA private college located in southcentral Pennsylvania, York College offers more than 50 baccalaureate majors in professional programs, the sciences and humanities to its 4,000 undergraduate students. The College also offers master's programs in business, education and nursing, and a doctorate in nursing practice. 

York College students enjoy a high-quality education that emphasizes practical application and a community invested in their success. The College provides a personal plan to help students focus their passions and attain their goals so they are prepared for a lifetime of meaningful careers – ready to meet the challenges of their profession and feeling confident and proud of their achievements.

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