Open Faculty Positions

Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Position Description

The Computer Science Department at Seattle University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning September 2020.  Applicants with teaching and research expertise in any area of Computer Science will be considered.  Responsibilities will include teaching, maintaining active scholarship and university service.

Successful candidates will demonstrate interest in teaching and mentoring undergraduates and graduate students; have a commitment to continued scholarly growth; and a genuine desire to contribute to the mission of Seattle University.

The Computer Science Department offers undergraduate and master’s degrees in Computer Science, and a graduate certificate in Computer Science Fundamentals. The department has strong relationships with many local companies, including the leading technology companies headquartered nearby.  A senior capstone project program sponsored by these companies enhances our students’ educational experiences and provides faculty with ongoing opportunities for interaction with industry.  For more information visit


Ph.D. in computer science or a closely related discipline (must be granted by September 2020); strong interest in teaching.

Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 52 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 2019" 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

Submit applications through including a cover letter summarizing qualifications, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, a statement describing how you would contribute to Seattle University’s mission, vision, and values (, and contact information for three references. Letters of reference may be solicited upon completion of application. Application review will begin November 24, 2019 with the search remaining open until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Prof. Roshanak Roshandel at