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Instructor, Computer Sci & Software Engineering
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Seattle University | Seattle, WA
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Instructor, Computer Sci & Software Engineering

Position Description

The Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering at Seattle University invites applications for a full-time, multi-year, renewable, non-tenure-track Instructor position beginning in September 2017.

Applicants must have experience teaching a range of undergraduate or graduate computer science courses in either academic or professional setting. Responsibilities will include teaching in our computer science and/or software engineering programs, directing student projects, and service to the department and college.

Successful candidates will demonstrate interest in teaching and mentoring prospective students, an ability to teach in one or more of the degree programs offered by the department, and a genuine desire to contribute to the mission of Seattle University.

The Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering offers undergraduate and two masters degrees in Computer Science and Software Engineering, and a graduate certificate in Computer Science Fundamentals. The department has strong relationships with many local companies, including the leading technology companies headquartered nearby. For more information visit http://www.seattleu.edu/computerscience


Minimum Qualification: M.S. in computer science or software engineering, and experience in teaching with evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D in computer science, software engineering, or a related discipline, and experience in teaching with evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 50 acres in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. More than 7,400 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within nine schools and colleges. U.S. News and World Report's "Best Colleges 2017" ranks Seattle University 8th in the West among universities that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit materials online at https://www.seattleu.edu/careers. Please include a cover letter summarizing qualifications and potential contributions to Seattle University; curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three references. Inquiries may be directed to Prof. Roshanak at roshanak@seattleu.eduApplication review will begin 5/25/2017.

About Seattle University

Located in Seattle, Washington, Seattle Pacific University is a premier Christian institution of the liberal arts, sciences, and professions serving more than 4,000 students. SPU is fully committed to engaging the culture and changing the world by graduating people of competence and character, becoming people of wisdom, and modeling grace-filled community. Founded in 1891 by the Free Methodist Church, SPU offers 61 undergraduate majors, 15 master's degree specializations, and five doctoral programs.