Job ID: 132280

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Computer Science

Seattle University

  • Oct. 24, 2019
  • Open until filled
  • Sep. 1, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Computer Science


The Computer Science Department at Seattle University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning September 2020. Applicants with teaching and research expertise in any area of Computer Science will be considered. Responsibilities will include teaching, maintaining active scholarship and university service.

Successful candidates will demonstrate interest in teaching and mentoring undergraduates and graduate students; have a commitment to continued scholarly growth; and a genuine desire to contribute to the mission of Seattle University.

The Computer Science Department offers undergraduate and master’s degrees in Computer Science, and a graduate certificate in Computer Science Fundamentals. The department has strong relationships with many local companies, including the leading technology companies headquartered nearby. A senior capstone project program sponsored by these companies enhances our students’ educational experiences and provides faculty with ongoing opportunities for interaction with industry. For more information visit

Requirements: Ph.D. in computer science or a closely related discipline (must be granted by September 2020); strong interest in teaching.

Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 50 acres on Seattle’s Capitol Hill. More than 7,200 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools. U.S. News and World Report’s "Best Colleges 2018" ranks Seattle University among the top 10 universities in the West that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.

Submit applications through including a cover letter summarizing qualifications, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, a statement describing how you would contribute to Seattle University’s mission, vision, and values (, and contact information for three references. Letters of reference may be solicited upon completion of application. Application review will begin November 24, 2019 with the search remaining open until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Prof. Roshanak Roshandel at

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  • Computer Science
    Seattle University
    Seattle, WA

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