Assistant Professor of Computer Science

University of Texas Austin

United States


The Department of Computer Science of the University of Texas at Austin is recruiting for full-time, professional track faculty (Lecturer, Assistant Professor of Instruction, Associate Professor of Instruction, Professor of Instruction) positions.   While these positions are not eligible for tenure, we hire with the intent that new professional faculty will become a lasting part of our community.

The department is consistently ranked among the top computer science programs in the nation and is a core unit of Texas Computing,  It is renowned for its collegial environment that fosters innovation and collaboration. We value undergraduate education and have a committed group of highly effective educators. The department encourages applications from candidates who will contribute to excellence in mentoring through their teaching, research, and service.

Austin, the capital of Texas, is a center for high-technology industry, including companies such as 3M, Amazon, AMD, Apple, Applied Materials, AT&T, Dell, Google, IBM, National Instruments, and Samsung.  Much of Austin’s lifestyle is driven by outdoor activities, media, and music. For more information about the department, please visit


The primary duty for these positions is teaching undergraduate courses. Teaching opportunities range from introductory computer science courses, such as data structures and computer architecture, to advanced courses, such as algorithms, web applications, cybersecurity, and topics related to artificial intelligence, computer systems, big data, and UI/UX.  We have opportunities teaching classes dedicated to CS majors as well as classes targeted to majors from other disciplines—many of our professional faculty teach both types of classes.

Required Qualifications

·         Master’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline

·         Strong communication skills


Preferred Qualifications

·         Ph.D. in Computer Science or related discipline

·         Previous teaching experience


Our faculty work together to provide the courses the students need, so flexibility in topics taught is helpful.

Application Instructions

All faculty positions require a cover letter, current curriculum vita, teaching statement and three (3) professional reference letters. Letters of reference must address the candidate’s overall quality of teaching and/or presentation skills, the ability to communicate complex topics and expertise in the field of computer science. Applications for professional track positions will be considered on an on-going basis.

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