Associate or Full Professor in Software Engineering - Washington State University in Pullman Washington

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Washington State University

Pullman, Washington

United States


Detailed Job Description

The job duties of successful candidates include conducting funded research; publishing in top-tier venues; advising M.S. and Ph.D. student research programs; teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in computer science; participating in the continuous teaching assessment activities of the School of EECS; effectively communicating and interacting with students; and collaborating with others within the School, the University, or other organizations.

Required Qualifications

Candidates must have earned a PhD in Computer Science or a related discipline prior to the employment start date. Candidates must have a strong well established research and teaching record in software engineering with a demonstrated ability to acquire extramural funding, publish peer-reviewed papers in leading venues, student advising and curriculum development.
Preference will be given to candidates with leadership potential, previous industry experiences, exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, and a commitment to diversifying the student body.
Candidates for the associate position will have established 5 years of experience. Candidates for the full professor position will have established 7 years of experience.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Additional Information

The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at Washington State University (WSU) in Pullman, WA invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Computer Science at the associate or full professor level with research emphasis in software engineering.

The new faculty hired for this position will join 36 existing tenure-track faculty members in the School of EECS, which has experienced rapid growth in enrollment over the past three years. As of the fall of 2014, 900 undergraduate and 160 graduate students are enrolled in its B.S., B.A., M.S., and Ph.D. programs in computer science, electrical engineering, and computer engineering. EECS expects continued increase in enrollments and anticipates multiple faculty hires over the next two years. Availability of this position and final appointment are contingent on the University budget approvals by the State of Washington.

Washington State University is one of the nation’s top 60 public research universities according to U.S. News and World Report. WSU is among 96 public and private universities in America recognized with the “very high research activity” categorization and among 119 national universities and colleges to earn the “community engagement” classification from the Carnegie Foundation. With a population of 31,000, Pullman is a quintessential college town—one of the top 10 in the nation according to MSN’s 2012 report on the “Best College Towns in North America.” Recognized by Bloomberg Businessweek as the “Best Place to Raise Kids” in Washington State, Pullman consistently boasts one of the top school districts in the state. Situated to the east of the Cascade Mountains, Pullman enjoys a dry four-season climate (21 inches of annual participation), with sunny, warm summers, relatively mild winters, and excellent access to outdoor recreational opportunities. For more information about WSU and the School of EECS, visit our home page at

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Professor
Associate Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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