Assistant Professor-Computer Science

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Position summary:

Washington State University Vancouver, WA campus invites applications for one non-tenure-track position at the assistant professor level beginning August 16, 2022.

Primary responsibility is to teach and develop undergraduate courses in computer science. The successful candidate is also expected to participate in graduate education. Other responsibilities include holding office hours, advising, conducting course assessments, service contributions on committees, participation in recruitment events and contributing to our campus diversity goals (e.g. incorporate issues of diversity into mentoring, curriculum, or service).

Department Name:  

Engineering and Computer Sciences

City, State, Zip: 

Vancouver, WA 98686

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9 Month Monthly Salary:

$8200-$8600, commensurate with qualifications and experience. WSUV has excellent fringe benefits, information at  


100%, 9-month position, 75% blended FTE

Tenure Track:


Position Type:

Faculty Fixed Term, renewable contingent upon satisfactory performance and funding availability.


Screening Begin Date:

Review of applications starts on April 25, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.

Background Check:

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

Application Instructions:

Applications must include:

  • Current Curriculum Vitae (uploaded in the resume section).

  • Cover letter with a clear description of experience relevant to the position (uploaded in the first questionnaire).

  • There will be a supplemental questionnaire with the following documents required:

  • A Teaching statement with your teaching philosophy, interest, a list of the existing ENCS courses you can teach and any new courses you propose to develop.

  • Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion statement (guidelines found here).

  • Contact information for at least three (3) professional references (name, address, e-mail, and phone number).  


For additional information regarding this position, please contact Dr. Xinghui Zhao, Associate Professor, Director, School of Engineering and Computer Science:  


For information regarding the application process, please contact Human Resource Services:


Time Type:

Full time

Minimum requirements:

Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field; experience in application programming and Linux/Unix programming tools.

Preferred qualifications:
  • College level teaching experience.

  • Teaching interest in at least two areas of: theory, software engineering, programming languages, graphics, architecture, or cloud/mobile computing.

  • Industry experience.

  • ABET accreditation experience.

To apply:

Please visit and on the upper left corner you will find “Search Jobs”. To view current WSU Vancouver openings select General Campus - WSU Vancouver under the locations section on the left.

In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21.14.2, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full vaccination status or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at Please contact HRS at or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.

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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