Computer Science Professor #016189

Bellevue, Washington State
$55,354.04 - $59,353.19 Annual
Mar 17, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Community College

Applications received by 4/2/17 will be given first consideration. Applications received after this date may be considered until the position is filled. This position will start Fall Quarter, 2017.

In Fall 2016, Bellevue College received accreditation from the Northwest Commission of Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) to offer a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science. Our first full class of first-year students will be admitted to the degree in Fall 2017. Developing baccalaureate degrees is a fully integrated component of Bellevue College's strategic planning, which is reflected in the growing selection of baccalaureate degrees offered at the College. We invite you to become a part of this exciting progress! This is a wonderful opportunity to join our team and shape a budding program from its infancy.


This position performs responsibilities under the general direction of the Vice President of Instruction and the Dean of Science. A tenure-track faculty in Computer Science program is given the opportunity to teach a broad range of courses and assists in refining the inaugural curriculum. This individual teaches courses that may include, but not limited to: Fundamentals of Computer Science, Data Structures, Programming Languages, Algorithms, Architecture and Organization, Computer Networks, Software Engineering and Design, and related undergraduate-level courses. Additional responsibilities may include:

  • program governance
  • providing culturally-responsible advising to students in academic and career pathway planning, such as navigating obstacles that underrepresented and historically marginalized student populations may experience in college (e.g. students with disabilities, students of color, first generation college students, LBGTQia students, Veterans, 2nd language learners, etc.)
  • curriculum and course development appropriate for a multi-cultural multi-ability student population
  • lab management
  • supervision of senior capstone design projects
  • maintaining current knowledge and practical skills in cultural versatility, education, and Computer Science
  • institutional work, such as the college-wide effort to dismantle barriers that can impact underrepresented and historically marginalized student populations
  • other reasonable duties and functions may be assigned as needed

The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to student success through equitable teaching and learning excellence; a vision for creating a progressive Computer Science program that supports industry needs; and an aptitude for building inclusive relationships within the BC community and the community at large.


  • PhD or Master's degree from an accredited institution in Computer Science or related field
  • 2 years of relevant teaching/training/work experience
  • Prior experience that shows working effectively and productively in a collaborative and diverse environment

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Application must include the below to be considered complete. Any application that does not provide all requested information will be considered incomplete and will not be screened for the position.

  • Complete an online Application (note that stating "See Resume" on any section of the online Application will be deemed incomplete)
  • Complete the Supplemental Questionnaire
  • Attach a Cover Letter that addresses how you meet Minimum and Preferred Qualifications (max 2 pgs)
  • Attach a Curriculum Vitae
  • Attach a statement of your Teaching Philosophy (max 1 pg)
  • Attach a Diversity Statement that addresses the following: Please provide specific examples of  how your educational and/or professional experiences, background or philosophy demonstrate your commitment to diversity and equity, and how these prepare you to contribute to Bellevue College (min 1 pg, max 2 pgs). Please note that your Teaching Philosophy must be a separate response from your Diversity Statement.
  • Attach copy of academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts may be submitted - official transcripts required upon employment)