Pennsylvania State University — Tenure Track Faculty, College of Information Sciences and Technology

Tenure Track Faculty

The College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) at the Pennsylvania State University invites applications for multiple tenured, tenure-track, and lecturer positions.

IST offers a highly collaborative interdisciplinary environment, strong research programs in AI, Data Sciences, Informatics, HCI, Security and Privacy, and Socio-Technical Systems, a strong Ph.D. program, and several successful undergraduate programs (including Data Sciences in collaboration with Statistics and Computer Science). Faculty and students enjoy extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations and engage with multiple interdisciplinary centers and institutes (e.g., Center for Big Data Analytics and Discovery Informatics, Institute for Cyberscience, Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, Social Science Research Institute, Materials Research Institute, and Institute for Energy and the Environment). The NIH-funded Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, NSF-funded North East Big Data Innovation Hub and Interdisciplinary Graduate Training Programs in Bioinformatics and Genomics and in Biomedical Data Sciences (both NIH-funded) and in Social Data Analytics (NSF-funded) offer opportunities for collaborative research and graduate education.

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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. 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 PA, ranked the 3rd safest metropolitan area in the US by CQ Press and the 8th best college town by Best College Reviews.

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.