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Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Science

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Illinois, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Nov 4, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Faculty Position FY22-050 (

Position Title
Assistant or Associate Professor, Computer Science 

Hiring Unit
School of Engineering, Department of Computer Science 

Job Description

The Department of Computer Science at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position. As part of the SIUE School of Engineering, the department offers an ABET-accredited B.S. degree program as well as B.A. and M.S. Computer Science degree programs. The department has twelve full-time faculty members and more than 450 students. 

It is anticipated that the appointment will be made at the Assistant Professor, although other levels of Associate Professor and Professor will be considered. Responsibilities for the selected candidate will include undergraduate and graduate instruction, research, as well as university and public service. Candidates for this position will be expected to be student-centered and should embrace the Teacher-Scholar model, demonstrate a commitment to promoting experiential learning, and advance computer science through research. Faculty members are encouraged to perform research with graduate students and serve on thesis committees. Candidates are also encouraged to engage in interdisciplinary collaboration. 

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of SIUE and reflected in the institutional commitment to Inclusive Excellence here . The School of Engineering is committed to attracting, supporting, and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds, particularly candidates from underrepresented groups in STEM such as women faculty and faculty of color. SIUE faculty are encouraged to contribute to inclusive excellence in both the academic community and region through research, teaching, and service. 

Minimum Qualifications
-A Ph.D. in computer science or related area is required. ABD candidates may be considered.
-All applicants must have a demonstrated interest in teaching and mentoring in computer science, at both the undergraduate and graduate level.
-Applicants must have a demonstrated interest in developing a quality research program and in attracting external research funding. 

Source of Funds

Commensurate on qualifications and experience

Terms of Appointment
9-month, full-time, tenure-track position beginning August 2022.

Application Process
Submit a letter of application that includes a research statement; a statement on teaching philosophy; a statement that discusses their philosophies, experiences, and/or competencies in supporting equity, inclusion, and diversity; a curriculum vitae; and contact information for at least three references in one file in PDF format via email to:

Each statement should be no more than two pages.

Application Deadline
All application materials must be received by January 16, 2022. 

SIUE is a state university.  Benefits under state-sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.  SIUE is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.  

The SIUE Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at  The report contains campus safety and security information, crime statistics, fire safety policies, and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years. This report is published in compliance with Federal law, titled the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act” and the Higher Education Opportunity Act also known as the “Campus Fire Safety Right to Know.” For those without computer access, a paper copy of the report may be obtained, with a 24-hour notice, from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, 1-618-650-2536. 

Dual Career Support for New Faculty
The Career Development Center has partnered with SIUE's Toward an Inclusive Model of Excellence project to provide a variety of career services and resources to partners of new faculty who have relocated to the Greater St. Louis area. Visit them online at: Dual Career Support

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