Teaching Faculty Positions

University of Virginia
Computer Science Department

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Virginia seeks General Faculty applications for one or more non-tenure-track open rank (Lecturer, Assistant, Associate or Professor) teaching-faculty positions to begin in August 2022 and beyond. We seek applicants who share our interest and enthusiasm for excellence in computing science education to join our department of 58 faculty, including 17 teaching faculty.  We are especially seeking faculty who can teach courses in computer organization, systems, theory, databases, cloud computing, mobile computing, and AI, but are hiring in all areas of CS.  Rank is dependent upon experience and qualifications.

The department is committed to creating and benefiting from an environment where a diverse group of capable, inspired individuals interact and collaborate to learn and advance knowledge without barriers.

Candidates must, by the time the position starts, have a Master, PhD, or equivalent experience in computer science or a related discipline. They must have an interest in and ability to teach a broad set of courses in our undergraduate curriculum. Course load will be two to three sections per semester consisting of a mix of upper- and lower-division courses. Graduate-level teaching will possibly be included. Faculty will have service responsibilities, and scholarship in computing or in CS education is expected for promotion. The department strongly values scholarship activities by General Faculty that have potential to advance computing education.

These positions will have renewable three-year contracts. University policies ensure that these positions benefit from opportunities for professional development, and there is a well-defined promotion path for these positions. General Faculty receive departmental support for their teaching and scholarship activities.

The University of Virginia is annually ranked as one of the premier public institutions in the United States. The University is located in Charlottesville, VA a picturesque and vibrant small city perennially ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. More information about town, the school, faculty benefits and other topics can be found at https://provost.virginia.edu/subsite/faculty-affairs/new-faculty-candidate-resources.

Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/ and attach the following required documents to your application:
·       A cover letter
·       Curriculum vitae
·       Statement of teaching philosophy
·       Statement of inclusive practices that create climates in which all stakeholders can reach their maximum potential
·       Contact information for three references
Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.

Review of completed applications will begin August 7, 2022. The position will remain open until filled.

The university will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. This position will also require an Education Verification (FSAKA).

For questions about the position, please contact Dr. Jim Cohoon, Associate Professor, at jpc@virginia.edu.

For questions about the application process, please contact Richard K. Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at rkh6j@virginia.edu.

With one of the highest graduation rates of minority undergraduate students and one of the highest percentages of women engineering students among public universities, the University of Virginia is fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. UVA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.  We welcome nominations of and applications from women, members of minoritized groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. We also welcome others who would bring additional dimensions of diversity to the university’s research and teaching mission. We believe diversity is excellence, expressing itself through every person’s perspectives and lived experiences. The University of Virginia is annually ranked as one of the premier public institutions in the United States. More information about town, the school, faculty benefits and other topics can be found at https://hr.virginia.edu/careers-uva/why-uva.

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The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person’s perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.