Assistant Professor – Computer Science

The University of Texas at Dallas
Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at The University of Texas at Dallas invites applications from outstanding candidates for up to three tenure-system positions. Candidates in all areas of Computer Science will be considered. Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Software Engineering or Computer Engineering. The positions are open for applicants at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The department offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees both in Computer Science and Software Engineering. It also offers degrees in Data Science, Computer Engineering and Telecom Engineering that are jointly administered with other departments. Currently, the department has a total of 51 tenure-system faculty members and 40 full-time faculty of instruction. The department is housed in a spacious 150,000 square feet facility and has excellent computing equipment and support. The department ranks well in various national rankings. In areas such as natural language processing/AI, software engineering and embedded systems, it ranks nationally within top seven on The department also houses a number of centers and institutes, particularly in areas of cyber security, human language technology, net centric software, and applied AI and machine learning.

The university is located in the most attractive part of the Dallas metropolitan area. There are over 1,000 high-tech companies within a few miles of the campus, including Texas Instruments, AT&T, Fujitsu, Raytheon, Rockwell Collins, Cisco, etc. The DFW metroplex has one of the highest concentrations of high-tech jobs in the nation. Opportunities for joint university-industry research projects are excellent. The department averages approximately $9 million in extramural research funding annually ranking among the top 45 departments in terms of research expenditures. The university and the State of Texas are also making considerable investment in commercialization of technology developed in university labs; a start-up business incubation center has been operational since 2011.

Applicants should upload a cover letter; curriculum vitae; research statement; statement of teaching philosophy/experience; teaching evaluations (if available); writing/publication sample; and the full contact information for at least three academic or professional references via the online application at

For more information, contact Dr. Ovidiu Daescu, Interim Department Head, via email ( or send e-mail to or view the web page at

The search committee will begin evaluating applications on December 1st.

Applications received on or before January 15th will get highest preference.

The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living, and working environment that is welcoming, respectful, and inclusive of all members of the university community. The University prohibits unlawful discrimination against a person because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age disability, genetic information, or veteran status.

The University of Texas at Dallas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university.