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Teaching Faculty (Instructor) - Information Science

Apply now Job no: 495409
Work type: Full-Time
Location: University City - Philadelphia, PA
Categories: College of Computing and Informatics, Drexel University

About Drexel 

Drexel is a private university committed to research with real-world applications. The University has over 24,000 students in 15 colleges and schools and offers about 200-degree programs. The College of Computing & Informatics is comprised of approximately 60 faculty and 2,000 students. Drexel has one of the largest and best-known cooperative education programs in the country, with over 1,600 co-op employers. Drexel's University City campus is located on Philadelphia’s “Avenue of Technology” in the University City District and at the hub of the academic, cultural, and historical resources of the nation’s sixth largest metropolitan region.

Job Summary 

Drexel University's College of Computing and Informatics ( invites applications for multiple full-time teaching faculty positions in the Computer Science Department ( and the Information Science Department ( Areas of interest include Security and Privacy, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Software Engineering, Library and Information Science, Digital Content Management, Human Computer Interaction and Data Science.

The College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) invites applications for multiple full-time teaching faculty positions in Information Technology and Data Science.  CCI is located in a brand-new building with state-of-the-art classrooms, research, and student labs with abundant space to promote collaboration and innovation. It offers a variety of B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees spanning all areas of computing and informatics, including new degrees such as MS in Data Science, and MS in Information, and MS in Business Information Technology.

Information Technology candidates are expected to have:

  • Expertise in one or more specialized areas of information technology, such as:
    • Cloud Technology, Cloud Security, and Virtual Environments
    • Disaster Recovery, Continuity Planning and Digital Risk Assessment
    • Management of Business Information Infrastructure
    • Software Architecture, Deployment, and Management
  • Experience in rolling out enterprise software applications that support digital transformation
  • Experience in teaching in both on-campus and online environments is a plus
  • Industry and business experience is a plus

Data Science candidates are expected to have:

  • Expertise in one or more areas of data science
  • Experience in data cleansing, data pre-processing, and data analytics tools & systems
  • Experience in data modeling and machine learning (deep learning)
  • Interest in teaching both on-campus and online courses, and international teaching opportunities
  • Experience in course and curriculum development is a plus
  • Industry and business experience is a plus

Essential Functions 

Teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels. Serve as curricular leader in your primary area. Scholarly research and service to the college and department.

Required Qualifications 

  • Master's Degree

 Preferred Qualifications 

    • Candidates should have an M.S. degree or higher in a related subject area.
      Relevant industry experience is desirable.
      Excellence in teaching and teaching innovation and dedication to working with students is essential.
      Interest in course and curriculum development and online teaching desired.

 Job Location:

University City, Philadelphia, PA

Special Instructions

Applications should consist of a cover letter, CV, a list of references, and a brief statement summarizing teaching experience and/or relevant professional experience. Letters of reference will be requested from candidates who are invited for a campus interview. Electronic submissions in PDF format are required. Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter and supporting documentation when submitting your application. 

Additional Information

Drexel University is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Drexel encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply, and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Review of applicants will continue until a suitable candidate pool is identified. 

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