Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Information Systems
Texas Lutheran University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in the Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Information Systems to begin August 2021. We seek a colleague whose interests complement and enhance our existing activities, who is a gifted and dedicated educator able to cover a wide array of courses in the majors (CS and IS), and whose interests will provide undergraduate research opportunities.
Requirements for the position include
- Ph.D. in computer science or information systems, or a Ph.D. in a closely-related field such as engineering, management information systems, mathematics, statistics, etc. with significant graduate coursework in computer science or information systems.
- Evidence of excellence and innovation in teaching undergraduate computer science and/or information systems students at the introductory and advanced level
- Effective oral and written communication skills
- Commitment to university/community service, outreach, and continued professional development
- Commitment to attracting and retaining students from traditionally-underrepresented groups
- Understanding and support of the mission of Texas Lutheran University
In our consideration, preference will be given to candidates with interests in some of the following areas: data structures and algorithms, software engineering, computer graphics, databases, computer networks and security, web development, cloud computing, data mining, and e-commerce.
Outstanding candidates in other areas will be considered.
The TLU Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Information Systems offers the B.A. and B.S. in computer science, the B.S. in information systems, and minors in both areas. Our department has a new Masters of Data Analytics program offered jointly with the Department of Business and Economics.
The majority of our undergraduates pursue careers in industry, and our curriculum is designed to provide a broad foundation for the students. The department averages 40-50 majors, and all majors are required to complete an independent, faculty-mentored senior project. Information about our programs can be found at www.tlu.edu/computer-science and www.tlu.edu/information-systems.
Salary is competitive, with excellent benefits. Texas Lutheran University is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The ELCA’s 26 colleges and universities value and practice academic freedom while preparing women and men for lives of leadership and service in a diverse world. Texas Lutheran University is a Hispanic Serving Institution. The City of Seguin is situated ideally near both San Antonio (35 miles) and Austin (55 miles). For more information, consult our website at www.tlu.edu.
Please submit a letter of application addressing the above criteria, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement detailing how your research interests will engage undergraduate students, and contact information for three professional references (names, addresses, email, and telephone numbers). Please also arrange to have three professional letters of reference submitted separately. At least one of the letters should specifically address the candidate’s teaching experience. Single-file, electronic submissions are preferred.
As part of your application file, please submit a statement that addresses your contributions to diversity and/or your experience working with underrepresented student populations.
Please send your submissions to
Dr. Reza Abbasian
Chair, Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Information Systems
Texas Lutheran University
1000 W. Court St.
Seguin, TX 78155
Phone: (830) 372-6012 Email: [email protected]
Review of applications will begin January 23rd, 2021. Texas Lutheran University has been recognized consistently as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education and has been featured in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” rankings in various categories. The University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and also is subject to the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA). Texas Lutheran University is committed to enhancing diversity and inclusion across all levels of the University. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply.