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Assistant Professor-Computer Science

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Posting Details

Title Information

Security Sensitive Position? Yes
Hours of Work TBA

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number TSU201587
Official TSU Title Assistant Professor-Computer Science
Grant Title N/A
Job Description Summary / TWC Summary

The Texas Southern University Department of Computer Science is seeking to fill two (2) faculty positions at the level of assistant professor (tenure track.

Essential Duties Summary

Successfully teach CS core-curriculum courses. Publish research in professional Journals. Secure external research funding and build a research program in their area of specialty. Contribute to the department’s both graduate and undergraduate teaching mission. Demonstrate a commitment to service on university, college and departmental committees. Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and congeniality in working with diverse students, faculty, and staff.



Hiring Range Commensurate with experience.

A Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related discipline from an accredited institution is required; A record of significant research achievement and publication is necessary.

Required Licensing/Certification


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


Work Experience

Successful candidates will provide documented evidence in teaching, scholarly and research potential.

Leadership/Supervisory Responsibilities

Successful candidates are expected to teach the required full-time teaching load including first-year Freshman CS courses based on TSU faculty manual. Other leadership and supervisory responsibilities include:
1)participation in Department core curriculum planning and program assessment.
2)leadership and participation in CS Department research and professional development, and academic advising and mentoring of both graduate and undergraduate students.
3)participation in community service activities.

Work Complexity/Budget Authority

This is a full-time tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Computer Science, College of Sciences, Engineering and Technology.

Independent Judgment/Decision Making/Problem Solving Skills

Candidates should be competent self-learners and exhibit excellent problem solving skills.

Personal/Organizational Contacts


Customer Service Relationships


Working/Environmental Conditions


Desired start date
Position End Date (if temporary)

Posting Detail Information

UA EEO Statement

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

Close Date 03/01/2017
Open Until Filled (overrides close field) No
Special Instructions to Applicants Open to all applicants.

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related discipline from an accredited institution?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have documented evidence in teaching, scholarly and research potential? Please explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have teaching experience in the following areas: Networking, Cyber-Physical Systems, Information Security, Operating Systems, and Theory of Computing? Please explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Writing Sample
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Other Document
  5. Reference Letter 1
  6. Reference Letter 2
  7. Reference Letter 3