Assistant Professor, Lecturer

University of Utah
School of Computing

The School of Computing (SoC) at the University of Utah seeks applicants for the position of Lecturing Professor (at all ranks) beginning in the fall semester of 2018.    This lecturing position is intended to be a long term or permanent position, with possibilities for extended contracts and promotion within the University’s Career-Line Faculty structure.

The School of Computing currently employs 41 tenure-track and 7 lecturing professors who collaborate to offer a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs and is expected to grow significantly in the coming years. The SoC offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in computing, computer science and computer engineering, including a new masters degree in software development.

The qualifications of an ideal candidate include (i) a strong academic background in computer science or a related field (Ph.D. preferred but not required), (ii) practical experience in the computer industry, (iii) a demonstrated proficiency in teaching, and (iv) an interest in curriculum development. Lecturing faculty typically teach 4 courses a year, be strongly involved in SoC or campus service roles, and should seek to continuously improve their scholastic credentials (e.g., by developing curriculum, employing innovative pedagogical methods, etc.). The responsibilities typically include training, supervising, and evaluating student teaching assistants.

The University of Utah provides a generous benefits package with a variety of medical and dental plans from which to choose. Other important benefits include retirement, tuition reduction, a wellness program, and an Employee Assistance Program.

The University of Utah is a Carnegie Research I Institution, and the School of Computing is an exciting, growing school with a 50-year history of excellence in computer science education, innovation, and research. The University of Utah is located in Salt Lake City, the hub of a large metropolitan area with excellent cultural and recreational opportunities.   Additional information about the school and our current faculty can be found at   Candidates may apply through the following URL:

Review of applications will begin after January 1 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator.  Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.  Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified veterans. Reasonable disability accommodations will be provided with reasonable notice.  For additional information about the University’s commitment to equal opportunity and access see:

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.