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Assistant Professor of Computer Science (Tenure-Track)

Fontbonne University

Department:      Mathematics & Computer Science

Location:             St. Louis, MO

Start:                    August, 2023

Position Description  

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Fontbonne University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Computer Science to begin August, 2023. The successful candidate should demonstrate the ability to bring excellence and innovation into the classroom, contribute to scholarship in their field, and participate effectively in professional service. Teaching responsibilities include 12 credits of a combination of undergraduate and graduate courses per semester, which may include mentorship of student research.

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Fontbonne University offers five B.S. degrees: Applied Mathematics, Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Data Science, and Management Information Systems. In addition, it offers M.S. degrees in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, and Data Science. The B.S. degrees in Computer Science and Cybersecurity are ABET accredited.

The newly-hired faculty member will teach courses in computer science, in an ABET-accredited program.

Interview Timeline

Date of first consideration/review of applications to begin: December 15, 2022

Date to complete screening calls/video for semi-finalists: February 2023

Date to identify finalists for campus interviews: February 2023

Date to conduct campus interviews: March 2023

Date to extend offer: March - April 2023

How to Apply

Please navigate to the Employment page on the Fontbonne website (link below).  Click on the job posting and then select one of the blue-highlighted "Apply" buttons at the bottom of the page to begin your application.

Interested applicants should submit the following:

Letter of Application

Curriculum Vitae

Teaching Statement addressing the candidate’s commitment to working with diverse learners and communities, including first-generation students and students from under-represented groups

Research Statement

D. Transcripts (unofficial are acceptable)

Names & Contact Information for three references

Excellent Benefit Package offered including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/AD&D and Disability insurance, and 403(b) Retirement Plan with matching contributions. 

A standard background check will be done prior to hiring. 

Director, Human Resources

Fontbonne University

6800 Wydown Blvd.

St. Louis, MO 63105


Fontbonne University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Fontbonne complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Our Mission & Vision  

Fontbonne University, a Catholic institution founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, provides transformative education committed to the common good, inspiring students to become global citizens who think critically and act ethically to create a more just world.

About Fontbonne University  

Fontbonne University is a vibrant and strong academic institution located in the Clayton suburb within the St. Louis metropolitan area. We were founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet and established in the Catholic tradition, yet we serve and welcome a diverse group of students from all faiths, cultures, backgrounds, and beliefs. With nearly 1,000 students enrolled, we offer Division III athletics, a large range of student organizations, and more than 100 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs.  Fontbonne University is uniquely situated to offer the best of city sights and scenes coupled with beautiful and historic homes and neighborhoods.

Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities, Fontbonne University is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. Candidates from historically under-represented groups, whose work furthers our diversity and inclusion efforts and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

Open your mind. Follow your heart. Take the leap. Challenging, welcoming, affordable.  Fontbonne will prepare you for an engaged and rewarding life, no matter how you’re called to serve.  Qualifications


D. in computer science, or closely related field

Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching at the university level

Ability to teach courses across the field of computer science

Demonstrated potential to contribute to scholarship in the field

Ability to assume department and university responsibilities, such as advising students, directing student research projects, supervising internships and participating in university governance

Commitment to working with diverse learners and communities, including first-generation students and students from under-represented groups


Experience teaching as a full-time faculty member

Ability to teach the following courses and others as needed:

Computer Science I

Advanced Programming using C++

Object-Oriented Programming (Java)

Database Fundamentals and Web Server Programming

Computer Architecture and Assembly Language

Compiling Theory and Programming Languages

.NET Programming Environment

Android Programming