Faculty Positions

Faculty positions at Augustana are those that have been granted status as faculty members by the Provost and the university President. The faculty shall consist of teachers with the ranks of Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, or Instructor, and any other designated by the Provost/President.

Augustana welcomes applications for the following Faculty positions:


Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Audiology

Position Type: Full-Time

Department: School of Education

The School of Education at Augustana University in Sioux Falls, SD, invites applicants for a full-time faculty position in Audiology beginning in August 2023. This faculty member will become a member of the faculty within the Communication Disorders program within the Sharon Lust School of Education. Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • This faculty member will be responsible to teach courses in our undergraduate Communication Disorders program, and will also teach undergraduate and/or online graduate courses (e.g. research-oriented courses, neuroscience, etc.).
  • Successful applicants will demonstrate strong commitment to student-centered teaching excellence within the context of the liberal arts.
  • In addition to teaching courses, this faculty member would have responsibilities in advising, supervising students in the audiology clinic/clinicals, as well as service and professional development expectations.

Required Qualifications:

  • An earned Aud.D degree from an ASHA accredited program and a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in the field of audiology are required.
  • It will also be important for this faculty to hold a current Certificate of Clinical Competence from ASHA, and either hold a current license in South Dakota, or express willingness to seek that prior to the start date.
  • Other important qualifications include: experience, commitment, and excellence in teaching and mentorship; evidence of research in the field; vision and creativity for revitalizing the audiology component of the Communication Disorders program.
  • Candidates with prior experience in leadership and/or higher education are preferred.

Interacting with students, faculty and leadership with different backgrounds and points of view and a deep appreciation of and respect for academic values and culture must be a top value of the candidate.

Location: Augustana’s location in Sioux Falls, South Dakota (www.siouxfalls.com) provides an exceptionally high quality of living in an affordable community environment. Sioux Falls has more than 70 parks, over 40 miles of greenways, a walkable downtown that features musical and cultural events, and award winning restaurants. Our metro area (population 280,000) is one of the fastest growing regions in the country and is recognized as a major medical, retail, and financial center. 

Benefits: Augustana University provides excellent fringe benefits including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, AD&D, short- and long-term disability, a retirement plan, and tuition assistance.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Procedure: Please submit a letter of application addressing the above qualifications, current vita, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of diversity, Augustana University employment application, copies of graduate transcripts, names and contact information for three professional references electronically to: humanresources@augie.edu


Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Biochemistry

Position Type: Full-Time

Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry

Augustana University seeks to fill a full-time, tenure-track position in Biochemistry in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor beginning Fall 2023.  Augustana is an excellent place to work with outstanding students and a long history of quality research with undergraduates.

Primary Responsibilities:1) Instruction of biochemistry and medicinal chemistry courses (lecture and laboratory) for majors, (2) instruction of nonmajor and non-major organic chemistry courses (lecture and lab), (3) instruction of a survey of organic and biochemistry for non-majors (lecture and lab), (4) developing a research program with undergraduates, and (5) service to the University community.  Successful applicants will have a demonstrated dedication to undergraduate education, a commitment to innovative and excellent teaching, the capability to adhere to the timelines of a rigorous curriculum, and the ability to meet the flexible instructional needs of the Department.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Biochemistry.  Candidates with post-doctoral training and a strong record of undergraduate instruction in biochemistry and organic chemistry are preferred. 

Salary: Salary is competitive and dependent upon qualifications; excellent fringe benefits are included.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on February 15th, 2023.

Application Procedure: Please send: (1) a cover letter, (2) a statement of teaching philosophy, (3) a description of research plans, (4) a statement on your commitment to diversity (how you worked to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in your previous position and how you plan to continue to do so at Augustana), (5) copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, (6) a curriculum vita, (7) a completed Augustana University employment application, (8) and three letters of reference electronically to humanresources@augie.edu. Official web site: www.augie.edu. 

Contact Augustana University Human Resources with questions: Liz Van Westen, Employment Specialist, Liz.VanWesten@augie.edu, 605-274-4107.  All faculty job postings can be found at https://www.augie.edu/faculty-positions. 


Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Speech and Language Pathology/Communication Disorders Program Director

Position Type: Full-Time

Department: School of Education

The School of Education at Augustana University in Sioux Falls, SD, invites applicants for a full-time faculty position in Speech and Language Pathology and Program Director for our Undergraduate Communication Disorders program beginning in August 2023. This faculty member will become a member of the faculty within the Communication Disorders program within the Sharon Lust School of Education. Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • Responsible for teaching undergraduate courses in Speech and Language, and will also coordinate and supervise clinical experiences for the Communication Disorders program.
  • Will serve as the program director for the Communication Disorders program at Augustana for a vibrant program that consistently enrolls approximately 40 students on an annual basis.
  • Successful applicants will demonstrate strong commitment to student-centered teaching excellence within the context of the liberal arts.
  • In addition to teaching courses and leadership responsibilities for the program, this faculty member would have responsibilities in advising, as well as service and professional development and/or scholarship expectations.

Required Qualifications:

  • An earned Master’s degree (MA or MS) in Speech and Language Pathology from an ASHA accredited program is required, an earned doctorate is preferred.
  • Qualified applicants will have a minimum of three years of professional experience as a Speech and Language Pathologist.
  • Other important qualifications include: experience, commitment, and excellence in teaching and mentorship; evidence of research in the field; vision and creativity for sustaining the excellence of the Communication Disorders program. Candidates with prior experience in leadership and/or higher education are preferred.

Interacting with students, faculty and leadership with different backgrounds and points of view and a deep appreciation of and respect for academic values and culture must be a top value of the candidate.

Location: Augustana’s location in Sioux Falls, South Dakota (www.siouxfalls.com) provides an exceptionally high quality of living in an affordable community environment. Sioux Falls has more than 70 parks, over 40 miles of greenways, a walkable downtown that features musical and cultural events, and award winning restaurants. Our metro area (population 280,000) is one of the fastest growing regions in the country and is recognized as a major medical, retail, and financial center. 

Benefits: Augustana University provides excellent fringe benefits including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, AD&D, short- and long-term disability, a retirement plan, and tuition assistance.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Procedure: Please submit a letter of application addressing the above qualifications, current vita, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of diversity, Augustana University employment application, copies of graduate transcripts, names and contact information for three professional references electronically to: humanresources@augie.edu


Position Title: Assistant Professor of Biology

Position Type: Full-Time

Department: Biology

AUGUSTANA UNIVERSITY, a selective, private, liberal arts institution invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Biology beginning late August 2023. A Ph.D. is expected; postdoctoral research experience and teaching experience is preferred.

TEACHING EXPECTATIONS: Duties typically include teaching 2 lectures and 2 labs each semester, along with a January term course. This load will include an upper-level general ecology lecture and lab for Biology majors, a team-taught introductory biology lecture and lab, a course in the successful candidate’s area of expertise, a non-majors’ course that examines the impact of science on society, as well as other courses based on the needs of the department and qualifications of the applicant. Having the ability to bring computational methods and/or large data set analyses into any and all of these courses, as well as in their research, is strongly desired.

RESEARCH EXPECTATIONS: While teaching is a major component of the position, productive research involving undergraduates is expected and is a long-standing tradition in the department. The university is situated in an area experiencing rapid growth in biomedical, biotech, agricultural, and environmental research, offering collaboration opportunities in various research areas. A research startup will be provided as well as access to extensive existing research equipment (over $1,500,000 in new purchases in the department over the last decade).

SALARY: Salary is competitive and dependent upon qualifications; excellent fringe benefits are included.

The ability to interact with students, faculty, and leadership with different backgrounds and a deep appreciation of and respect for the academic culture must be top values of the candidate.

CLOSING DATE: Review of applications will begin January 15th, 2023 and continue until the position has been filled.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please send the Augustana University Employment Application, a cover letter, statements outlining the applicant’s teaching philosophy, approach to teaching diverse student populations, and goals for research and professional development, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a curriculum vita, and the names and contact information for three references to: Human Resources, Augustana University, 2001 S Summit Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57197, or email humanresources@augie.edu. For questions, email Mark Larson, Chair, Biology Department at mark.larson@augie.edu, or call 605-274-4700.


Position Title: Assistant Professor of Data Analytics and Management Information Systems

Position Type: Full-Time

Department: School of Business

The Augustana University School of Business invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Data Analytics and Management Information Systems beginning Fall 2023. 

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • Support the School of Business’ course offerings in Management Information Systems and Data Analytics at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Teaching load is three classes in the Fall and Spring semesters and one course in the January term.
  • Demonstrate a record of scholarly activity and research
  • Contribute to student success through advising and mentoring
  • Engage in service to the department, university, and community
  • Outreach with local and regional businesses

Required Qualifications:

  • The successful candidate will have a terminal degree in Management Information Systems, Data Science, Data Analytics, or a related field. Candidates with professional experience and a Masters degree will also be considered.
  • Demonstrated experience teaching in Management Information Systems and/or Data Analytics at the university level. Experience teaching Project Management is a plus.
  • Professional or teaching experience in Fintech is highly desired.

Interacting with students, faculty and leadership with different backgrounds and points of view and a deep appreciation of and respect for academic values and culture must be a top value of the candidate.

Location: Augustana’s location in Sioux Falls, South Dakota (www.siouxfalls.com) provides an exceptionally high quality of living in an affordable community environment. Sioux Falls has more than 70 parks, over 40 miles of greenways, a walkable downtown that features musical and cultural events, and award winning restaurants. Our metro area (population 280,000) is one of the fastest growing regions in the country and is recognized as a major medical, retail, and financial center. 

Benefits: Augustana University provides excellent fringe benefits including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, AD&D, short- and long-term disability, a retirement plan, and tuition assistance.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Procedure: Please submit a letter of application addressing the above qualifications, current vita, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of diversity, Augustana University employment application, copies of graduate transcripts, names and contact information for three professional references electronically to: humanresources@augie.edu


Position Title: Assistant Professor of Exercise & Sport Sciences

Position Type: Full-Time

Department: Exercise & Sport Sciences

The Augustana University Department of Exercise & Sport Sciences invites applications for an Assistant Professor Exercise & Sport Sciences starting during August of 2023 (8/23/2023). This position has a possibility for tenure-track. This is a growing department serving more than  175 majors in Exercise Science, Fitness Management, and Physical Education. Excellent opportunities  exist for collaboration within the School of Health Promotions (Physical Therapy, Nursing, Genetic  Counseling, Athletic Training), educational partners, health care agencies, and research centers in the  Sioux Falls area.

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • Teaching undergraduate courses supporting majors in Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Fitness Management
  • Teaching a variety of courses including Theory and Techniques in Strength and  Conditioning, Exercise Technique in Anaerobic Exercise, Program Design for Strength and Conditioning,  Scientific Principles of Strength and Conditioning, School Health Education, Organization and  Administration of PE and Sport, Kinesiology and/or Exercise Physiology
  • Provide/promote opportunities for undergraduate student involvement in research
  • Assist in student advising and coordination of practicum experience
  • Opportunities to teach and support graduate programming in the master’s program in Sports Administration and Leadership (SAL) also exist for this position

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree (doctorate preferred) in the field of strength and conditioning, physical education, or related field by August 2023 and an NSCA-CSCS certification
  • A commitment to quality teaching and scholarship
  • Active participation in allied professional organizations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • University-level teaching experience
  • A record of scholarly activity
  • Ability to involve undergraduate and graduate students in research

Interacting with students, faculty and leadership with different backgrounds and points of view and a deep appreciation of and respect for academic values and culture must be a top value of the candidate.

Location: Augustana’s location in Sioux Falls, South Dakota (www.siouxfalls.com) provides an exceptionally high quality of living in an affordable community environment. Sioux Falls has more than 70 parks, over 40 miles of greenways, a walkable downtown that features musical and cultural events, and award winning restaurants. Our metro area (population 280,000) is one of the fastest growing regions in the country and is recognized as a major medical, retail, and financial center. 

Benefits: Augustana University provides excellent fringe benefits including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, AD&D, short- and long-term disability, a retirement plan, and tuition assistance.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin January of 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Procedure: Please submit a letter of application addressing the above qualifications, current vita, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of diversity, Augustana University employment application, copies of graduate transcripts, names and contact information for three professional references electronically to: humanresources@augie.edu


Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Position Type: Full-Time

Department: Mathematics

The Augustana University Department of Mathematics invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Mathematics starting during the fall semester of 2023 (8/23/2023). Candidates with a deep appreciation of and respect for academic values and culture as well as a demonstrated ability to create meaningful working relationships with students, faculty, and leadership with diverse backgrounds and points of view will be given priority consideration.  

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  •  Support the Math Department’s course offerings
  • Maintain and active research agenda
  • Conduct service to the University
  • Advise and support students through a Liberal Art Education
  • Maintain a commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.

Required Qualifications:

  • PhD in Mathematics earned or in imminent completion by the appointment start date.
  • Demonstrated record of effective teaching ability.
  • Demonstrated effective written, oral communication and/or presentation skills.

Interacting with students, faculty and leadership with different backgrounds and points of view and a deep appreciation of and respect for academic values and culture must be a top value of the candidate.

Location: Augustana’s location in Sioux Falls, South Dakota (www.siouxfalls.com) provides an exceptionally high quality of living in an affordable community environment. Sioux Falls has more than 70 parks, over 40 miles of greenways, a walkable downtown that features musical and cultural events, and award winning restaurants. Our metro area (population 280,000) is one of the fastest growing regions in the country and is recognized as a major medical, retail, and financial center. 

Benefits: Augustana University provides excellent fringe benefits including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, AD&D, short- and long-term disability, a retirement plan, and tuition assistance.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Procedure: Please submit a letter of application addressing the above qualifications, current vita, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of diversity, Augustana University employment application, copies of graduate transcripts, names and contact information for three professional references electronically to: humanresources@augie.edu


Position Title: BSW Program Field Director, Assistant Professor of Social Work

Position Type: Full-Time

Department: Social Work

Augustana University invites applications for a BSW Program Field Director and tenure track Assistant Professor of Social Work, beginning Fall 2023 to assist in the development of the BSW Program. 

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching future social workers in the BSW program
  • Coordinate and oversee undergraduate social work field practicum placements for undergraduate social
    work majors.
  • Actively participating in curriculum development and review for the BSW program
  • Enhance undergraduate student experience by serving as academic and career advisor during their time at Augustana University and entry into graduate education and/or professional practice.
  • Maintain compliance with CSWE standards for explicit/implicit curriculum, field placement, and assessment
  • Augustana prides itself on excellent in-person classroom instruction, thus the successful applicant will demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring students in a liberal arts environment.

Required Qualifications:

  • An MSW from a CSWE accredited school required
  • A doctorate in social work or a closely related field preferred
  • At least two years of post-MSW professional experience
  • Successful teaching experience in social work education
  • High degree of interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency and diversity

Interacting with students, faculty, and leadership with diverse backgrounds and points of view and a deep appreciation of and respect for academic values and culture must be top priorities of the candidate. 

Location: Augustana’s location in Sioux Falls, South Dakota (www.siouxfalls.com) provides an exceptionally high quality of living in an affordable community environment. Sioux Falls has more than 70 parks, over 40 miles of greenways, a walkable downtown that features musical and cultural events, and award winning restaurants. Our metro area (population 280,000) is one of the fastest growing regions in the country and is recognized as a major medical, retail, and financial center. 

Benefits: Augustana University provides excellent fringe benefits including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, AD&D, short- and long-term disability, a retirement plan, and tuition assistance.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Application Procedure: Please submit a letter of application addressing the above qualifications, current vita, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of diversity, Augustana University employment application, copies of graduate transcripts, names and contact information for three professional references electronically to: humanresources@augie.edu


Position Title: Coordinator of Clinical Education

Position Type: Full-Time

Department: Academic Affairs - Masters of Science in Athletic Training

Augustana University invites applications for a full-time, Coordinator of Clinical Education. This is a 12-month non-tenured faculty appointment at the level of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor for the Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) Program. This position allows for the possibility of the faculty member to live remote to Augustana University, however the ability to travel and stay in Sioux Falls, SD, or Minneapolis, MN for designated periods each semester is required. The successful candidate will have teaching experience in higher education, a developed research and scholarship agenda, a record of community service, and demonstrated competence in clinical education.

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • The Coordinator of Clinical Education holds a faculty appointment and has administrative, academic, service, and scholarship responsibilities consistent with the mission and philosophy of the academic program.
  • This individual demonstrates competence in clinical education, teaching, and curriculum development.
  • In addition, the CCE’s primary responsibilities are to plan, coordinate, facilitate, administer, and monitor activities on behalf of the academic program and in coordination with academic and clinical faculty.
  • The CCE serves as a liaison between the athletic training program and the clinical education site as part of their responsibilities.
  • The CCE, in cooperation with other academic faculty, establishes clinical education site and facility standards, selects and evaluates clinical education sites, and facilitates ongoing development of and communication with clinical education sites and clinical faculty.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned terminal academic doctorate in a discipline appropriate for teaching responsibilities, OR a Master’s degree in a discipline appropriate for teaching responsibilities and previous experience appropriate teaching responsibilities.
  • Understanding of higher education and contemporary clinical practice appropriate for leadership in athletic training clinical education.
  • Certified and in good standing with the Board of Certification.
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure in South Dakota and the state of residence.
  • NPI number with appropriate health care designation.
  • Previous clinical practice in athletic training, especially as applicable to clinical education.
  • Previous clinical practice as a clinical preceptor or experience in teaching, curriculum development and administration in a AT Program.
  • Active in professional activities at local, state, and/or national levels.
  • Experience consistent with Augustana University System for Faculty Rank.

Interacting with students, faculty, and leadership with diverse backgrounds and points of view and a deep appreciation of and respect for academic values and culture must be top priorities of the candidate. 

Location: Augustana’s location in Sioux Falls, South Dakota (www.siouxfalls.com) provides an exceptionally high quality of living in an affordable community environment. Sioux Falls has more than 70 parks, over 40 miles of greenways, a walkable downtown that features musical and cultural events, and award winning restaurants. Our metro area (population 280,000) is one of the fastest growing regions in the country and is recognized as a major medical, retail, and financial center. 

Benefits: Augustana University provides excellent fringe benefits including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, AD&D, short- and long-term disability, a retirement plan, and tuition assistance.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Application Procedure: Please submit a letter of application addressing the above qualifications, current vita, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of diversity, Augustana University employment application, copies of graduate transcripts, names and contact information for three professional references electronically to: humanresources@augie.edu


Position Title: Dean of the Augustana School of Business

Position Type: Full-Time

Department: School of Business

Augustana University (AU) invites applications for an established leader to serve as the Dean of the School of Business. This is an exciting opportunity to build on AU’s stellar reputation and the impressive momentum at the University and in the School. The Dean is expected to provide visionary, 21 st - century leadership to align with the University’s mission, its five core values, and the Viking Bold: Journey to 2030 strategic plan. In this leadership role, the Dean will oversee academic programs at the undergraduate level in the areas of Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Fintech, Management, Marketing and Sports Management, and at the graduate level in Accountancy, Business Administration, and Sports Administration and Leadership. In addition, the new Dean will empower faculty and staff to expand, develop, streamline, and revise business programs as needed. The AU School of Business provides a competitive and innovative advantage to our students in an ever-changing workplace and job market. Poised for growth through new, emerging, and established academic programs that combine traditional, online, and hybrid delivery modalities, the School aspires to serve students by serving the community and the region. To this end, AU seeks a leader who will help cultivate and facilitate relationships and place-based opportunities for students to grow professionally and personally as they participate in internships, job shadowing, research opportunities, study away experiences, and other forms of experiential learning.

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • The Dean will work closely with faculty, administration, and members of the local and regional community to blend a leadership-focused, student-centered pedagogy in business with a hands-on approach to instruction in numerous dynamic and evolving fields of study.
  • The ideal candidate will thus be able to work collaboratively and creatively with a dedicated and award-winning faculty to move the various aspects of business education forward in ways that are inclusive and technologically progressive.
  • Adept at cooperation, able to partner with and empower constituents across campus and throughout the local and regional community.
  • The successful candidate will combine a career of academic research and achievement with strategic leadership ability, exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, a deep appreciation of and commitment to the field of business, and an unwavering support of students, student learning, and faculty development.
  • Reporting to the Provost and serving on the President’s Council, the Dean will be accountable for the quality of the School’s academic programs, aligning the priorities of the School with those of the University, and enabling both the School and University to flourish.
  • The Dean will be an advocate for the full array of disciplines and programs, employees, and students, and for collaborating with departmental colleagues to develop an overarching vision for the School that will pull these components into an integrated and innovative whole.

Required Qualifications:

  • Augustana’s new Dean will bring experience in higher education as an administrator, with demonstrated expertise in managing the financial, academic and research activity of a business program and in promoting the interests of a business program within a university and/or a local and regional university community.
  • Evidence of successful university teaching and research work appropriate to the academic mission of the department and the university is required. Successful experience in fundraising is desirable.

Interacting with students, faculty, and leadership with diverse backgrounds and points of view and a deep appreciation of and respect for academic values and culture must be top priorities of the candidate. An advanced degree in a business-related field is required; a terminal degree is preferred.

Location: Augustana’s location in Sioux Falls, South Dakota (www.siouxfalls.com) provides an exceptionally high quality of living in an affordable community environment. Sioux Falls has more than 70 parks, over 40 miles of greenways, a walkable downtown that features musical and cultural events, and award winning restaurants. Our metro area (population 280,000) is one of the fastest growing regions in the country and is recognized as a major medical, retail, and financial center. 

Benefits: Augustana University provides excellent fringe benefits including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, AD&D, short- and long-term disability, a retirement plan, and tuition assistance.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For fullest consideration, application materials should be received no later than January 27, 2023.

Application Procedure: Confidential inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited at the email address listed below. Application materials, including a letter of interest; curriculum vitae; a statement of commitment to diversity; and a statement of teaching philosophy should be sent electronically to the consultants supporting the search, Ann Yates and Rob Franklin, at AugustanaDean@zrgpartners.com.


Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Science & Software Engineering

Position Type: Full-Time

Department: Computer Science

The Augustana University Computer Science Department invites applications for tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor positions in Computer Science & Software Engineering. 

Interested candidates should be capable of developing and teaching core computer science and software engineering courses in various areas in accordance with departmental and university needs. Some of these needs may include programming (various languages), algorithms & data structures, software engineering, theory of computation, web application development, computer architecture, operating systems, networking, and artificial intelligence, at the undergraduate level. 

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • Teaching courses in support of the University’s computer science and software engineering program. Courses to be taught are dependent on specialization and interests of the successful applicant. 
  • Demonstrating a record of scholarly activities and research 
  • Contributing to student success through advising and mentoring 
  • Engaging in service to the department, university and community 
  • Outreaching with local and regional businesses 

Required Qualifications

  • The successful candidate will have a PhD in computer science, software engineering, or a related field by the start date of the appointment. 
  • Experience teaching in computer science, software engineering, or a related area at the university level. 
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence including use of multiple educational delivery media and online/distance education 
  • Demonstrated commitment to involvement in scholarly activity 
  • Demonstrated understanding of, and commitment to, serving a nontraditional, culturally, economically and linguistically diverse student body 

Interacting with students, faculty and leadership with different backgrounds and points of view and a deep appreciation of and respect for academic values and culture must be a top value of the candidate. 

Location: Augustana’s location in Sioux Falls, South Dakota (www.siouxfalls.com) provides an exceptionally high quality of living in an affordable community environment. Sioux Falls has more than 70 parks, over 40 miles of greenways, a walkable downtown that features musical and cultural events, and award winning restaurants. Our metro area (population 280,000) is one of the fastest growing regions in the country and is recognized as a major medical, retail, and financial center. 

Benefits: Augustana University provides excellent fringe benefits including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, AD&D, short- and long-term disability, a retirement plan, and tuition assistance.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Procedure: Please submit a letter of application addressing the above qualifications, current vita, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of diversity, Augustana University employment application, copies of graduate transcripts, names and contact information for three professional references electronically to: humanresources@augie.edu


Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion

Position Type: Full-Time

Department: Religion, Philosophy, and Classics

Augustana University Department of Religion, Philosophy, and Classics invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor beginning in August 2023. This is a one-year position with the possibility of renewal for a second year, contingent on funding. The department seeks to hire a scholar and teacher with expertise in Native American or Indigenous Religions as well as in Christianity.

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • Successful applicants will demonstrate strong commitment to excellent teaching in a liberal arts environment and to mentoring undergraduate students, including in advising, research and pre-professional clinical experience.
  • The candidate will be expected to teach religion courses to both majors and non-majors.
  • Candidates must be able to teach Religion 110: Exploring the Christian Faith, a required class for all Augustana students, and can expect to teach 3-4 sections of Religion 110. Teaching load is 3 classes in the Fall and Spring and 1 course in January term.

Required Qualifications:

  • A doctoral degree in religion, theology, or similar discipline is required.

Interacting with students, faculty and leadership with different backgrounds and points of view and a deep appreciation of and respect for academic values and culture must be a top value of the candidate.

Location: Augustana’s location in Sioux Falls, South Dakota (www.siouxfalls.com) provides an exceptionally high quality of living in an affordable community environment. Sioux Falls has more than 70 parks, over 40 miles of greenways, a walkable downtown that features musical and cultural events, and award winning restaurants. Our metro area (population 280,000) is one of the fastest growing regions in the country and is recognized as a major medical, retail, and financial center. 

Benefits: Augustana University provides excellent fringe benefits including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, AD&D, short- and long-term disability, a retirement plan, and tuition assistance.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on December 5th and continue until the position is filled.

Application Procedure: Please submit a letter of application addressing the above qualifications, current vita, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of diversity, Augustana University employment application, copies of graduate transcripts, names and contact information for three professional references electronically to: humanresources@augie.edu


Address for sending resumes:

Human Resources
Augustana University

Email: humanresources@augie.edu
Email submissions are preferred.

~OR~
Human Resources
Augustana University

2001 S Summit Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57197

Telephone: 605.274.4110
Fax: 605.274.5547


Augustana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. Augustana University is committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community. Submission of official transcripts may be required upon employment. Finalist candidates must satisfactorily complete pre-employment background check.