Department of Computer Science
Multiple Faculty Positions – Computer Science, Software Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Data Science
The Department of Computer Science at Baylor University seeks qualified candidates for multiple faculty positions in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Data Science, beginning in August 2024. Successful candidates will have appropriate-level degrees in those specific or closely related fields, and a commitment to excellence in teaching, a passion for mentoring students, and effective communication and organization skills. For tenure/tenure-track positions, selected candidates will be expected to develop an externally funded research program and lead graduate and undergraduate students in research.
Please see the full position descriptions here: https://www.ecs.baylor.edu/research-departments/computer-science/open-computer-science-positions
About the department: Computer Science is one of three departments in the School of Engineering and Computer Science. It offers an ABET-accredited B.S. in Computer Science, a B.A. with a major in Computer Science, a B.S. in Informatics with majors in Data Science and Bioinformatics, a B.S. in Computing with a major in Computer Science Fellows, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science.
Data Science is one of the five signature Academic Initiatives under Baylor’s “Illuminate” Strategic Plan (https://illuminate.web.baylor.edu/). A McCollum Family Chair in Data Sciences was hired in 2020, and the number of undergraduate data science majors has grown from 0 to 95 in three years.
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. The Department’s greatest strength is dedication of the faculty members to the success of the students and each other.
About Baylor University:
Located in Waco, Texas, Baylor University is the oldest college in Texas. With 19,000 students and an R1 Carnegie Classification, it is one of the top universities in the nation. Baylor’s mission is educating men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community.
Application Procedure: All materials should be submitted through the appropriate Interfolio links included in this advertisement. Required materials include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, letters of recommendation, and a statement of faith. We encourage candidates to apply as soon as materials are ready. For full consideration, applications should be received by December 1, 2023.
However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled, and will close on May 31, 2024. Questions can be emailed to CSSearch@Baylor.edu. Interested candidates may also contact any faculty member to ask questions and/or visit the department website at https://www.ecs.baylor.edu/computerscience.
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.
Baylor’s 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.