Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Position number: 
Open date: 
Friday, January 11, 2019
Position summary: 

Computer Science faculty – Washington State University Vancouver invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the assistant professor level beginning 8/16/2019. Candidates from all areas of computer science, including theory, will be considered with preference given to expertise in computer networks, wireless networks or sensor networks.

Duties include: (1) Teach undergraduate and graduate courses including networks; (2) Conduct research in at least one of the expertise areas listed above; (3) Secure external funding for research; and (4) Participate in service to the department and university through committee work, recruitment, and interaction with industry

WSU Vancouver serves about 3,400 graduate and undergraduate students and is fifteen miles north of Portland, Oregon. The rapidly growing School of Engineering and Computer Science (ENCS) equally values both research and teaching. WSU is Washington’s land grant university with faculty and programs on five campuses. For more information: WSU Vancouver is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment.

Minimum requirements: 

Ph.D. in Computer Science or Software Engineering by the employment start date and demonstrated ability to (1) develop a funded research program, (2) establish industrial collaborations, (3) teach undergraduate/graduate courses, and (4) have published promising scholarly work in the field and (5) contribute to our campus diversity goals (e.g. incorporate issues of diversity into mentoring, curriculum, service or research).

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To apply: 

Please visit and on the upper left corner you will find “Search Postings”. Once you click that please select “Vancouver” for work location and search.

Applications must include: (1) cover letter with a clear description of experience relevant to each of the required and preferred qualifications; (2) vita including a list of at least three references, (3) a statement (two-page total) of how candidate’s research will expand/complement the current research in ENCS and a list of the existing ENCS courses the candidate can teach and any new courses the candidate proposes to develop; and (4) a statement on equity and diversity (view guidelines).

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply. WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Washington State University is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259 (f), or