Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Computer Sciences

Location
Austin
Posted
Oct 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
St. Edward's University
Department of Computer Sciences


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St. Edward's University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position in the Department of Computer Sciences, to begin in August 2018. Candidates should have the interest and ability to teach a wide range of undergraduate courses.

Responsibilities
Duties include teaching three courses per semester. Courses taught will depend on the background and interest of the candidate as well as the needs of the department. Responsibilities include academic advising as well as service to the university, school, and department. Other required faculty duties as specified in the Faculty Manual.

Qualifications
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 teaching. Candidates with the ability to teach software engineering and/or direct a broad range of independent undergraduate projects will be given preference. Applicants should demonstrate the ability to serve a diverse student body and possess a global perspective.

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 of more than 4,800 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students.

The Department of Computer Science offers B.A. and B.S. degrees in Computer Science and a B.A. degree in Computer Information Science. Our department reflects the beliefs of St. Edward's University by offering a flexible degree plan. Rigorous field-specific coursework coupled with the freedom to explore general elective courses ensures students graduate with a comprehensive education.

About Austin, Texas
St. Edward's is in the heart of the thriving, entrepreneurial and cosmopolitan city of Austin, Texas. St. Edward's students live, learn and grow in a city that provides a wealth of resources and opportunities. One of the world's great technology centers, Austin, sometimes referred to as "Silicon Hills," is home to technology heavyweights like Dell, National Instruments and Silicon Labs. Google, Apple, Facebook, Samsung, IBM, Oracle, NXP, Advanced Micro Devices, Cisco, Cirrus Logic, and 3M are among the many other technology companies with significant operations in Austin. Austin is home to 17 companies on the Inc. 5000 list and boasts 1.7 times the national average of startups. In addition, the Austin Technology Council predicts that 9,000 new tech jobs will be created by 2017, which led to the city ranking second on the Forbes list of Best U.S. Cities for Future Job Growth.

The city also hosts the annual SXSW Interactive festival and is an entertainment mecca. With more than 200 live music venues the city is "the live music capital of the world" and hosts the popular Austin City Limits live music program and the SXSW Music and Film festivals. The city regularly appears in lists of America's smartest, coolest, greenest and most-livable cities. Forbes recently identified Austin as the U.S. city most likely to grow and prosper during the next decade. Known for its welcoming, tolerant and casual atmosphere, Austin is recognized by Parents & Colleges as the country's top college town.

Application Process
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until November 24, 2017. Applicants should submit a cover letter & CV, and three references, electronically to : https://stedwards.applicantpro.com/jobs/652934.html

St. Edward's University embraces excellence through diversity and especially encourages applications from under represented groups. We are an equal opportunity employer and hire only U.S. citizens and documented workers. We do not offer Sponsorship at this time.

Application Deadline
Applications will be reviewed on November 24, 2017.

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