Open Faculty Positions

Instructor & Lecturer

Department of Computer Science

Position Description

The Computer Science Department at Seattle University invites applications for one full-time, multi-year, renewable, non-tenure-track Instructor position, as well a full-time one-year Lecturer position, both beginning in September 2018. 

Responsibilities for both Instructor and Lecturer position will include teaching in our computer science undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs, and directing student projects. Instructors have an additional responsibility of service to the department and college.

Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to effective teaching and mentoring. Successful candidates should demonstrate 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. For more information visit


Minimum Qualification for both Instructor and Lecturer Positions: M.S.  in computer science or closely related discipline, and teaching experience with evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Preferred Qualification for both Instructor and Lecturer Positions: Ph.D. in computer science or closely related discipline, and teaching experience with evidence of teaching effectiveness, and an interest in teaching graduate courses.

About Us

Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 50 acres in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. More than 7,400 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools and colleges. U.S. News and World Report's "Best Colleges 2017" 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 the Careers page, including a cover letter summarizing qualifications and potential contributions to Seattle University; curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three references. Application review will begin May 10, 2018 with the search remaining open until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Computer Science Department Chair, Dr. Roshandel at