Assistant Professor (non-tenure track)

  • Professional
  • Birmingham, AL
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Expires on: September 11, 2018

The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science (CS) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is seeking candidates for a non-tenure-track Assistant Professor (teaching faculty) position, to begin Fall 2018. For additional information about the Department, please visit:

Candidates with teaching expertise in all core computer science topics are sought, with preference given to Programming, Algorithms and Data Structures, Computer Architecture, Networking, and Software Engineering.  UAB has made a significant commitment to teaching and teaching innovation in Computer Science. Candidates must consequently have strong teaching credentials preferably in a diverse range of areas and ability to advance the teaching strengths of the Department, including application of new results in CS education, establishment of new curricula and labs, online teaching, acquirement of educational grants, and participation in accreditation activities, student recruitment and advising.

The CS Department at UAB offers PhD, MS, BA and BS programs. The Department has a strong research focus, and a strong commitment to teaching, service and outreach.  The PhD, MS, BA and BS enrollments are on the rise, with the goal of growing these programs significantly over the next several years. Research and educational funding is expanding significantly, and the Department plays a leadership role in Cyber Security and Data Science.  Collaborations with UAB’s medical enterprise are strong and growing, with many opportunities for faculty to participate in interdisciplinary work.

The candidate should have a PhD in Computer Science or a closely related field. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience, philosophy and teaching innovation, and at least three references. Applications and all other materials should be submitted through UAB’s portal at People Admin:

Review of candidates will begin immediately, and the search will continue until the position is filled.

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of ethnicity, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.