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Founded in 1891, Seattle Pacific University has a long and distinguished history in Christian higher education. 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. We also especially welcome applicants who can demonstrate effective teaching and mentoring of students from underrepresented backgrounds since more than forty percent of our students are persons of color, and a significant number of our students are first generation college students (see student profile).
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. Thus, a successful candidate must be able to work effectively in a multicultural academic community. Further, to broaden our faculty diversity, women and people of color are particularly encouraged to apply.
Full-time, one-year, 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.
Participate actively in the life of the department, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the University.
Ph.D. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a closely-related field. ABD candidates will be considered.
Candidates in any specialization will be considered. To complement current faculty interests, candidates with background in cybersecurity or mobile/Web computing will be given some priority.
Commitment to undergraduate education.
Evidence of the ability to teach, advise, and mentor underrepresented and first-generation students is preferred.
Review of applications will begin immediately 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. All inquiries should be addressed to:
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.