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Assistant Professor of Computer Science 999554


Cincinnati, OH
ID: 1915-433

Assistant Professor

Computer Science


Xavier University, a Catholic university in the Jesuit tradition located in Cincinnati, OH, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level, starting Fall 2020.  Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or Computer Science Education; the degree should be completed by August 2020. 

Xavier’s computer science program seeks a colleague interested in helping us embed community-engaged and socially relevant computing throughout our computer science curriculum. Candidates should have an interest in helping grow a diverse and inclusive student community while teaching a variety of courses, including their own specialty, across the undergraduate curriculum. Candidates who have worked with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students and who can contribute to our mission of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences and interests.

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 the mission of Jesuit higher education. We are particularly interested in candidates whose activities encourage student participation in scholarly activities.

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, and one of only 157 to have had that classification renewed. Our new faculty member will have access to programs such as the Conway Faculty Fellowship and the Academy for Community-Engaged Faculty which provide resources of time, money, and mentoring for development of community engaged and socially relevant curriculum. The Eigel Center for Community-Engaged Learning also provides robust support for discovering, meeting, and maintaining relationships with community partners and for assessment of the curriculum. Our department has already made excellent use of these resources and we look forward to the additional and enhanced collaborations we can develop as we add a new colleague.    

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 November 01, 2019

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 has a strong commitment to diversity and, building upon recent success, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women and minorities.