Assistant Professor of Instruction – Computer Science

The University of Texas at Dallas
Computer Science

Position Description

The Department of Computer Science in the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) invites applications for multiple (3) non-tenure track faculty positions in Computer Science at the rank of Assistant Professor of Instruction. Applicants from all areas of computer science are sought. Applicants from emerging and interdisciplinary computing areas, including computer science, software engineering, computer engineering are strongly encouraged to apply. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate level courses in the core curriculum and in the candidate’s specialization area.


Candidates must have a master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent and demonstrate their commitment to excellence in teaching, which includes a strong commitment to principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. All candidates are expected to work effectively in a highly collaborative, engaging, and dynamic environment comprised of individuals of diverse backgrounds, skills, and perspectives. The appointment commences in the Fall semester of 2023. A master’s degree is required prior to joining; those with ABD status will be considered at the application/interviewing stage.

The Department/School

The Department of Computer Science at UT Dallas is one of the largest in the country, with more than 5,700 students, and offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in both Computer Science and Software Engineering. It also offers degrees in Data Science, Computer Engineering, and Telecom Engineering that are jointly administered with other departments. According to US News and World Report, it is ranked 3rd in Texas in its field among public universities. The department is home to more than 4,400 undergraduate students, 1,300 graduate students, and 50 tenure track faculty. Our faculty include 17 NSF CAREER awardees, and multiple DoD Young Investigator Program awards. The department is primarily housed in a 150,000 square feet facility and has excellent computing equipment and support. It houses a few centers and institutes, particularly in areas of cyber security, human language technology, AI, machine learning, and software technologies for improved human performance.

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Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action

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.