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Assistant or Associate Prof, Computer Science

Position Description

The Computer Science Department at Seattle University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position beginning September 2024.  Applicants with expertise in any area of Computer Science will be considered. Responsibilities will include teaching, maintaining active scholarship, and department and university service. Rank will be determined based on experience.

Successful candidates will be responsible for teaching and mentoring undergraduates and graduate students, maintaining an active research program; engaging in professional, university, and department service activities, and demonstrating a genuine desire to contribute to the mission of Seattle University.

The Computer Science Department offers undergraduate degrees in Computer Science, a graduate certificate in Computer Science Fundamentals, and a master’s degree in Computer Science with specializations available in Data Science and Software Engineering. 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.  

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Requirements: Ph.D. in computer science or a closely related discipline (must be granted by September 2024); strong interest in teaching.

Founded in 1891, Seattle University is a Jesuit Catholic university located on a beautiful campus of more than 50 acres in the dynamic heart of Seattle. Our diverse and driven population is made up of more than 7,200 students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within eight schools and colleges. 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 who will further enrich the diversity of our educational community.

Application Instructions

Submit applications through including a cover letter summarizing qualifications, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, scholarship statement, and a statement describing how you would contribute to Seattle University’s mission, vision, and values, including diversity, equity, and inclusion. Please also include contact information for three references. Letters of reference may be solicited upon completion of application. Application review will begin December 1, 2023, with the search remaining open until the positions are filled. Inquiries may be directed to Professor Adair Dingle at

Compensation at a Glance:

Salary Range: $95,000 to $100,000

Seattle University has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, and not based on a candidate’s gender or any other protected status.
Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. Seattle University provides generous leave, health plans, and retirement contributions that add to your total compensation package.
Benefits at a Glance

Consistent with its fundamental Jesuit values, Seattle University offers a wide range of benefits designed to care for the whole person. Choose from three different medical plans, a dental, and vision insurance programs. Protect your income with life, short & long-term disability coverage. Plan for your future with up to a 10% employer contribution for retirement benefits, comprised of a 5% nonelective employer contribution and an additional dollar-for-dollar match of your voluntary contributions up to a maximum of 5%. You may also take advantage of 100% paid tuition benefits for the employee and dependents, a subsidized transportation benefit, a wellness program with free access to an onsite fitness facility, and a wide variety of campus events. Enjoy a generous holiday schedule, including a paid Holiday break closure in December, and paid sick leave. For more information explore the Benefits website at:

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901 12th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122