Associate Professor of Practice


  • Professional
  • Lubbock, Texas
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Expires on: August 8, 2022

Texas Tech University
Computer Science

Professor of Practice

The Department of Computer Science at Texas Tech University invites applications for Professor of Practice positions starting in Fall 2022. Applicants must have at least a master’s degree in computer science or related fields by the time of appointment. We are looking for outstanding individuals who will contribute to the university’s mission through teaching, mentoring students in professional and career preparation and serving as liaison with professional contacts and entities on behalf of the department or program. This is a non-tenure track, multi-year renewable appointment (can be remote teaching for graduate programs) contingent on successful annual and cumulative performance appraisals. Summer appointments are possible but not guaranteed, contingent on the demand for courses and availability of funding. Preference is for a candidate with a Ph.D. or more than ten years of industry experience with, a background of demonstrated excellence and dedication to mentoring and teaching. The candidate must be prepared to teach large and small classes of undergraduate and graduate students. A demonstrated and ongoing commitment to serving diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable. Service duties include program-building, as well as commitment to extra-curricular activities. Service to the department, college, and university is expected.

A letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, teaching statement, and three letters of references should be submitted electronically at http://www.texastech.edu/careers/ using requisition number 28333BR.

Applications for Professor of Practice made by May 30, 2022, will be given highest priority.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minoritized candidates, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples. Texas Tech University is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI).

Please direct any questions to CS Search Chair, at cs.teachingsearch@ttu.edu