Founded in 1891, Seattle Pacific University has a long and distinguished history in Christian higher education. Its comprehensive academic programs serve more than 4,100 undergraduate and graduate students. Located just minutes from downtown Seattle, SPU seeks to be a premier Christian University 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. Seattle Pacific University seeks applicants committed to its Christian mission. Due to our mission of cultural engagement, SPU is committed to building an excellent and diverse teaching faculty.
About the Department of Engineering and Computer Science: The Department of Engineering and Computer Science offers undergraduate majors in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, General Engineering, and Information Systems. The department is part of the College of Arts and Sciences (Division of STEM and Social Sciences). The department's mission is to equip students with theoretical knowledge and applied skills to create and utilize appropriate engineering and computing solutions. All programs incorporate a significant hands-on component and include both an internship and a senior team capstone project. The department is committed to building an excellent and diverse faculty who desire to be part of a supportive Christian community in which students are prepared to become responsible and effective servant-leaders.
Full-time, tenure-track, assistant professor position, available September 2019. Appointment is in the Department of Engineering and Computer Science.
Regular nine-month teaching load of about 33 quarter credits, typically including a variety of courses throughout the undergraduate Computer Science curriculum.
Establish and maintain an active program of research/scholarship.
Participate actively in the life of the department, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the University.
Ph.D. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a closely related field. ABD candidates will be considered.
To complement current faculty interests, candidates with significant background in software analysis and design, database management, or human-computer interaction will be given high priority.
Review of applications will begin in November 2018 and continue until the position is filled. The online application includes an official SPU application form, a faith statement of approximately one page, a teaching philosophy statement of approximately one page, a curriculum vitae, and other supporting documents. The University reserves the right to fill the position before the deadline or to extend the deadline as circumstances may warrant. All inquiries should be addressed to:
Additional Salary Information: A generous benefit package is available including health, dental, disability, life insurance, and retirement programs. A moving allowance may be available.
About Seattle Pacific University
Founded in 1891, Seattle Pacific University has a long and distinguished history in Christian higher education. Its comprehensive academic program serves more than 4,100 undergraduate and graduate students. Located just minutes from downtown Seattle, SPU is a Christian university 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. Seattle Pacific University seeks applicants who are committed to its Christian mission and to the spiritual formation of its students. Qualified applicants should exhibit a deep awareness, understanding, and ability to articulate a commitment to biblical diversity and reconciliation. Women and people of color are particularly encouraged to apply.