Assistant Professor of Practice Computer Science

  • Professional
  • Lubbock, TX
  • Posted 2 months ago
  • Expires on: May 25, 2024

Texas Tech University
Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at Texas Tech University invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Practice position starting in Fall 2024.  Applicants must have a Master’s or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science or related fields by the time of appointment. We are looking for passionate candidates who will contribute to the university’s mission through teaching and mentoring students in professional and career preparation. This is a non-tenure track, multi-year renewable appointment. In the sixth year of the appointment, this position is eligible for promotion to Associate Professor of Practice and a continuing appointment status that assures this position like a tenured position. A Ph.D. degree is preferred but not required. The candidate must be prepared to teach large and small classes of undergraduate and graduate students. The selected candidate with a Ph.D. degree will also be offered an opportunity to advance the career development to be considered for a tenure-track position.  A cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, teaching statement, and a list of three or more references should be submitted electronically at using requisition number 36559BR. To ensure full consideration, please complete an application by April 15th, 2024.

Texas Tech University is a Carnegie R1 (very high research activity) Doctoral/Research-Extensive, Hispanic Serving, and state-assisted institution. Located on a beautiful 1,850-acre campus in Lubbock, a city in West Texas with a growing metropolitan-area population of over 300,000, the university enrolls over 40,000 students with 33,000 undergraduate and 7,000 graduate students. As the primary research institution in the western two-thirds of the state, Texas Tech University is home to 10 colleges, the Schools of Law and Veterinary Medicine, and the Graduate School. The flagship of the Texas Tech University System, Texas Tech is dedicated to student success by preparing learners to be ethical leaders for a diverse and globally competitive workforce. It is committed to enhancing the cultural and economic development of the state, nation, and world. With a mild climate, highly rated public schools, and a low cost of living, Lubbock is a family-friendly community that is ranked as one of the best places to live in Texas.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.  Questions about these positions should be directed to Prof. Abdul Serwadda, Search Committee Chair, at If you need assistance with the application process, contact Human Resources, Talent Acquisition at or 806-742-3851.