Assistant or Associate Professor of Software Engineering

College of Charleston

Charleston, SC

ID: 7204052
Posted: January 2, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Description
The Computer Science Department at the College of Charleston invites applications for 1 tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Software Engineering position starting in August 2024.

The rapidly-growing Computer Science department ( has over 540 students who are enrolled in six undergraduate degree programs and two master’s programs.
The successful applicant will demonstrate excellent communication skills, collegiality, and a passion for teaching. For an associate professor appointment, the successful candidate must have an active research program in a software engineering sub-discipline, a successful publication record, and years of experience qualifying for the associate rank. For an assistant professor appointment, the successful candidate must demonstrate promise to maintain an active research program and successful teaching in a software engineering sub-discipline. The successful candidate will provide support to a new Software Engineering bachelors program and mentor undergraduate and graduate students. An earned Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a closely related field is required before the start date.

Preference for this position will be given to candidates who have research and teaching experience in the general area of software engineering or any software engineering sub-discipline.
Apply online at Applications must include a cover letter (at most three pages in length) which describes teaching and research fit at the College of Charleston, a CV, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and contact information for three references who may be contacted to submit reference letters online. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please direct questions to Anthony Leclerc, chair of the search committee, [email protected].

The College of Charleston / University of Charleston is a nationally recognized public liberal arts and sciences university located in the heart of historic Charleston, SC. Since our founding in 1770, we have maintained a strong liberal arts curriculum. The university encompasses the unusual combination of an exceptional faculty, historic campus, coastal location, modern facilities and cutting-edge programs. The student body numbers approximately 10,400 in undergraduate and graduate program combined.