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Requisition ID:  23609

Assistant Professor of Practice, Computing Infrastructure and Networking Engineering Technology

Job Summary

Purdue Polytechnic Institute, Department of Computer and Information Technology invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Practice (Non-Tenure Track) position at the West Lafayette campus beginning in August 2023. Exceptional candidates are sought to join our fast-growing department and academic programs. This full-time position is in the area of Computing Infrastructure and Networking Engineering Technology.

Responsibilities include undergraduate instruction, teaching a variety of information technology courses with a focus on Computing Infrastructure and Network Engineering Technology (IT Architectures, Routing, Switching, Network Administration, Network Security).  Additionally, the successful candidate will help develop curricular materials and laboratory experiences and engage with the campus community and colleagues within the computing discipline.

College and Department

Purdue University is a leading land-grant, research-intensive university. Purdue’s strategic plan is focused on enhancing student success with careers in a dynamic global society, enhancing interdisciplinary discovery and discoveries into innovations with economic impact, and utilizing the assets of the institution to address the grand challenges of humanity. Purdue Polytechnic Institute is one of ten academic colleges within Purdue University. As one of six academic departments in our college, the Computer and Information Technology Department prepares students from BS, MS and PhD to apply advanced technology in industry and government. The department's mission focuses primarily on teaching, scholarship through applied research, and industry/professional engagement. Additional information about the department can be found at


All candidates must have an earned M.S. degree in computer and information technology or a related field by the start of employment and three years’ prior experience in Information Technology or a related discipline. Prior teaching experience is preferable but not required.

Application Process

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV), complete contact information of three references, diversity statement, teaching statement and research statement. Optionally, applicants may include copies of relevant publications. A background check is required for employment in this position.

Screening of applications will begin on February 1, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

All candidates must apply via SuccessFactors:

Diversity and Inclusion

Purdue University's Department of Computer and Information Technology is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their diversity and inclusion statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests, or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Free and Open Inquiry

Purdue University, the Purdue Polytechnic Institute and the Department of Computer and Information Technology are committed to free and open inquiry in all matters. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values free inquiry and academic freedom. 

Affirmative Action

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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