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Assistant Professor of Computer Science 998606

Xavier University
Ohio, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Oct 3, 2023

Xavier University is part of the 500-year-old Jesuit Catholic tradition of academic excellence in the liberal arts and is strongly committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity. These values are central to our mission . We strive for a climate of respect and inclusiveness that welcomes and supports members from diverse backgrounds and life experiences, is committed unreservedly to open and free inquiry, and deliberately seeks out multiple perspectives.

The Department of Computer Science invites applications for two tenure-track positions, one at the assistant professor level and the other at open rank, starting Fall 2024. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or Computer Science Education; the degree should be completed by August 2024.

Candidates should have an interest in helping grow a diverse and inclusive student community while teaching a variety of undergraduate courses, including their own specialty. Along with a B.A. and B.S. in computer science, Xavier’s computer science faculty are integral to the university’s programs in cybersecurity and data science.

Xavier is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment; we welcome a broad spectrum of candidates, and particularly invite applications from individuals who are under-represented in the field and who reflect the diversity of our students. The successful candidate will be able to engage diverse groups of students in learning opportunities.

Candidates must be committed to outstanding teaching in a liberal arts tradition of active learning, the development of a sustainable scholarly research program, and service consistent with Xavier’s Mission Statement. We are particularly interested in candidates whose activities encourage student participation in scholarly activities.

Xavier University is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, skin color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

Xavier University was recently recognized by the NSA as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense in conjunction with our validated concentration in cybersecurity. Furthermore, we seek colleagues interested in helping us embed community-engaged and socially relevant pedagogy throughout our Computer Science curriculum. Xavier University is one of only 361 colleges and universities to receive the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Xavier’s urban location in Cincinnati allows faculty to work with community partners to develop engaged learning and internship opportunities. Xavier is a member of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities as well as the Big East.

A complete application includes a cover letter; a curriculum vitae; a statement on teaching; a statement of research achievements and aspirations; graduate transcripts; and three letters of recommendation. These items should be submitted online at . To ensure full consideration, all materials must be received before review of applications begins on October 23, 2023 .

For more information about our department, please visit . Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Elizabeth Johnson, Chair, Department of Computer Science,


Xavier University offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and employment class.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Tax advantaged accounts including health savings account, flexible spending accounts, and dependent care account.
  • Financial security via life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, and holidays.
  • Tuition remission for employees and their eligible dependents.

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