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

Tenure Track Faculty Position
Department of Computer Sciences

St. Edward's University, located in the bustling tech hub of Austin, Texas, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Computer Sciences, to begin in August 2019. Candidates should have the interest and ability or potential to teach a range of undergraduate courses. The position is open to candidates at all experience levels. Appointment at the rank of instructor, senior instructor, and assistant, associate, or full professor are possible, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Duties include teaching a typical load of 2-3 different 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.


  • M.S. or 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 a global perspective and serving a diverse student body.
  • Successful candidate must complete an education and/or criminal background check.

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 3,700 undergraduate and 500 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 >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.

How to Apply
Applicants should apply online at Application attachments 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.

St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply to our vacancies and hire only U.S. Citizens and documented workers. We do not offer sponsorship at this time.

Reference #: J18104
Posted: 9/19/2018
Available: August 2019


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