Assistant or Associate Professor, Tenure Track, Computer Science - Software Engineering
Location: Waco, Texas
Internal Number: 4632391
Assistant or Associate Professor, Tenure Track, Computer Science - Software Engineering School of Engineering and Computer Science
Location: Waco, Texas Open Date: Jul 13, 2023 Deadline: May 31, 2024 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Description: The Department of Computer Science at Baylor University seeks qualified candidates for a tenure-track position with the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor beginning August 2024. Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a closely related field. They will also have a commitment to excellence in teaching, exhibit the potential to support an independent research agenda, and have effective communication and organization skills.
To ensure full consideration, please apply by December 1, 2023.
Selected candidates will be expected to initiate and carry out research and perform academic duties associated with our undergraduate and graduate programs. The primary responsibilities are teaching courses, developing an externally funded research program, and leading graduate and undergraduate students in research.
About the Computer Science Department: Computer Science is a fast-growing department within the School of Engineering and Computer Science. It offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in computer science, a B.S. in Informatics with a major in Data Science, a B.S. in Informatics with a major in Bioinformatics, as well as Cybersecurity and Software Engineering concentrations. The Department has 15 full-time faculty, over 300 undergraduate majors, and 30 graduate students. Our faculty cover a broad range of research interests, including artificial intelligence, big data, bioinformatics, cybersecurity, data science, databases, distributed systems, fintech, and software engineering. Interested candidates may contact any faculty member to ask questions and/or visit the departmental website at http://www.ecs.baylor.edu/computerscience.
About Baylor University: Located in Waco, Texas, Baylor University is the oldest college in Texas. With a population of 21,000 diverse students, Baylor is one of the top universities in the nation, having been named an R1 institution by the Carnegie Classification in January 2022. Baylor is also on the honor roll of the 'Great Colleges to Work For' from The Chronicle of Higher Education; Baylor offers competitive salaries and benefits while giving faculty and staff the chance to live in one of the fastest-growing parts of the state. Our strategic plan, Illuminate, guides the University as we continue to live up to Baylor's mission of educating men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community.
Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a closely related field.
Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated excellence in research activities, publications, and teaching.
Special consideration will be given to candidates who have demonstrated strong scholarship and have an established and active independent research agenda in software engineering or closely related areas.
Qualities of a successful candidate for a senior position include leadership experience and a strong record of an independently funded research agenda.
All candidates are expected to exhibit a passion for teaching and mentoring at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, military service, genetic information, and disability. Baylors commitment to equal opportunity and respect of others does not undermine the validity and effect of the constitutional and statutory protections for its religious liberty, including, without limitation, the religious organization exemption under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the religious exemption to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, among others. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.
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Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris, and academic strategic plan, Illuminate.