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Assistant/Associate Professor of Computer Science

Whitworth University
Spokane, Washington 99251
  • Job Type
    Employee, Contract
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Assistant/Associate Professor in Computer Science
College of Arts and Sciences, Whitworth University



Application review will begin immediately. The position remains open and applications reviewed until filled.

Whitworth University seeks two full-time, tenure track Assistant Professors, starting in Fall 2018. Candidates with a PhD in Computer Science or related discipline, or a Master’s and significant industry experience, are encouraged to apply. Duties include teaching undergraduate courses, courses in their area of expertise, developing new and innovative curriculum related to the candidate’s area of expertise, pursuing research in these areas, advising and mentoring undergraduate students, and providing students opportunities to collaborate and support the candidate’s research. Women and persons of diverse culture and ethnic background are especially encouraged to apply.


Required Qualifications, Skills and Abilities

  • An earned Master’s/PhD degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Software Engineering, or a closely related field from an accredited institution or international equivalent.
  • Demonstrated and significant industry experience in a related field
  • A personal commitment to the Christian faith and to the integration of faith and learning.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral English.
  • The ability to further develop our curriculum in the candidate’s area of specialization.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in college-level undergraduate teaching, possessing strong relational skills with students and colleagues.
  • Demonstrated awareness and commitment to effectively establishing relationships and positive communications across multiple dimensions of diversity including, but not limited to race, gender, physical limitations, class or religious perspectives.
  • Commitment to providing an equitable, just, and inclusive learning environment for all students.
  • Must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States by the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue to work legally for the proposed term of employment.
  • A commitment to equal opportunity; and a commitment to the educational mission of Whitworth University as a Christian liberal arts university affiliated with the Presbyterian church.
  • Employment offer is contingent on a successful background check, including education verification.

Application Process

The following documents are required to complete the online application form at www.whitworth.edu/jobs:

  1. A letter of interest that relates your education and experience to the required qualifications of the position.
  2. A personal essay characterizing your Christian faith. Please read www.whitworth.edu/facultyfaithessay before you write your essay.
  3. Your curriculum vitae.
  4. The names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of three or more professional references.
  5. Three recent student course evaluations (if available). 

Please direct questions about the application process to Human Resources at eforman@whitworth.edu.

Please direct questions about the position to the search committee chair, Dr. Peter Tucker at ptucker@whitworth.edu.

Mathematics and Computer Science Department Information

Whitworth’s Mathematics & Computer Science Department offers Bachelor's Degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics. To read more about our department please see our department website:  http://www.whitworth.edu/academic/department/mathcomputerscience/index.aspx


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