St Edwards University
  • Computer Science
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Austin, Texas Department of Computer Science

St. Edward's University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in the Department of Computer Science, to begin in August 2022. Candidates should have the interest and ability or potential to teach a range of undergraduate courses and support a diverse student body at a Hispanic-serving Institution. St. Edward's University embraces excellence through diversity and especially encourages applications from women-identified and non-binary individuals, as well as those from underrepresented groups.


Duties include teaching a typical load of three courses per semester and working with students on computer science projects. Courses assigned will depend on the background and interest of the candidate as well as the needs of the department. Responsibilities include scholarly activities at a level appropriate for undergraduate institutions; academic advising; and service to the university, school, and department. Other required faculty duties are specified in the Faculty Manual.


Ph.D. in computer science or closely related field, with preference for candidates with the ability to teach a variety of undergraduate courses. Candidates should demonstrate potential for excellence in undergraduate instruction. Candidates with the ability to direct a broad range of independent undergraduate projects will be given preference. Applicants should demonstrate commitment to serving a diverse student body. Successful completion of an employment and criminal history background check is required.

About St. Edward's University

Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution serves a diverse population of more than 2,900 undergraduate and 700 graduate students on its campus in South Austin. Recognized as a minority-serving institution and a Hispanic-serving institution, St. Edward's seeks dedicated teachers who employ active pedagogy, and engage in research programs accessible to its student population. The School of Natural Sciences has experienced significant growth in the last decade attributable to its distinguished faculty, new facilities including over 110,000 square feet of teaching and laboratory space, and our approach to engaging undergraduates in the classroom and in research. The Department of Computer Sciences offers B.A. and B.S. degrees in Computer Science and a B.A. degree in Computer Information Science.

Application Materials

Applicants should apply online at Application packages should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three references, and a statement describing your teaching philosophy and your approach to working on projects with undergraduate students. In addition, all applications must include a diversity, equity, and inclusion statement that details the candidate's (1) knowledge, (2) track record, and (3) plans for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion as a professional at St. Edward's University (2 page maximum). Your DEI statement should be included as a separate document and should not contain your name or any other personally identifiable information. St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer. We require U.S. citizenship or permanent residency for employment, and we are not offering visa sponsorship at this time.

Applicants should submit materials by October 29, 2021 for full consideration; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Reference #: J2020147
Posted: 10/06/2021
Available: Fall 2022

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