Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor in Computer Science

Requisition ID:  27232

Job Summary

The Department of Computer Science at Purdue University Fort Wayne ( seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor for the 2023-2024 academic year with a preferred effective start date of August 14, 2023. A later start date is negotiable. Requirements for the position: Ph.D. (preferred) or master’s degree in computer science or a closely related field by the start date; a demonstration of strong teaching skills; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; an interest in working with students and collaborating with the business community; and commitment to excellence.


Position responsibilities will include teaching 12 credit hours, or the equivalent, per semester of Computer Science and Information Systems courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. PFW is the largest university in Northeast Indiana. The Computer Science department provides a collegial, collaborative environment for its faculty and staff with a strong commitment to students' success. All the Bachelor degree programs offered by the Department are ABET-accredited.

Application Process

The application materials must be submitted electronically to the PFW faculty search portal at A complete application should include a cover letter, CV, copies of official transcripts, and three letters of recommendation.  We require evidence of teaching experience or effectiveness and a 1–2-page teaching philosophy. Candidates who are invited for a campus visit will deliver a 45-60-minute instructional presentation. Review of applications will begin July 20, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. Further information about the Department can be found at

The CS department is committed to advancing diversity in all areas, including research, teaching, and service engagements. The successful candidate should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests, activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. 


PFW is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans, are encouraged to apply. Employment is contingent on available funding, a satisfactory background records check, and providing an original official transcript. Purdue Fort Wayne will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.

Nov 13, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Fort Wayne