Visiting Assistant Professor - Department of Computer Sciences - St. Edward's University in Austin Texas

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St. Edward's University

Austin, Texas 78704-6489

United States


Detailed Job Description

Visiting Assistant Professor

Department of Computer Sciences

St. Edward's University invites applications for a renewable one-year full-time visiting faculty position in the Department of Computer Sciences, to begin in August 2016. Areas of specialization given special consideration include experience teaching Software Engineering I and II, Computer Architecture, and General Education Computer Science courses. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

In line with the St. Edward's University mission statement the campus is actively engaged in the pursuit of social justice and candidates must demonstrate an appreciation and commitment to diversity. An inclusive faculty body is highly valued as we strive to create a diverse learning environment to prepare our students for success in a global and multicultural world.


Duties include teaching four courses per semester. The particular courses taught will depend on the needs of the department. Responsibilities also include involvement in university, school, and departmental activities. Other required faculty duties as specified in the Faculty Manual.


Ph.D. in computer science or closely related field is preferred. Masters degree in Computer Science or Computer Information Science including 18 hours graduate level computer science courses required. Demonstrated potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching and teaching experience at the college level is preferred. Successful completion of an employment and/or criminal history background check required.

About St. Edward's University

Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of about 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship and faculty-student research opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to over 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. It is an exciting time to be part of the St. Edward's community, as the university pursues an ambitious plan to be recognized as one of the best small universities in the country. The Department of Computer Sciences is part of the School of Natural Sciences and offers B.A. and B.S. degrees in Computer Science and a B.A. degree in Computer Information Science.

Application Process

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled. Applicants will apply at and attach the following: a cover letter discussing their ability to contribute to the university's mission; CV; teaching statement; research statement summary (1 page); transcripts (unofficial at this stage – or a list of courses in which you enrolled in graduate school); list of three references.

St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer and hires only U. S. citizens and documented workers.

Keyword Phrases

  • Professor
  • Computer Sciences
  • Computer Science
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Professional
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 7/2/2016