Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Instruction/Lecturer (professional track) in Computer Science

University of Texas

Austin , TX

Job posting number: #7117242

Posted: December 3, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Department of Computer Science of the University of Texas at Austin is recruiting for full-time, professional track faculty (Lecturer, Assistant Professor of Instruction, Associate Professor of Instruction, Professor of Instruction) positions. While these positions are not eligible for tenure, we hire with the intent that new professional faculty will become a lasting part of our community.

The department is consistently ranked among the top computer science programs in the nation and is a core unit of Texas Computing, It is renowned for its collegial environment that fosters innovation and collaboration. We value undergraduate education and have a committed group of highly effective educators. The department is committed to building a diverse faculty, and we are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through teaching and service.

Austin, the capital of Texas, is a center for high-technology industry, including companies such as 3M, Amazon, AMD, Apple, Applied Materials, AT&T, Dell, Google, IBM, National Instruments, and Samsung. Much of Austin’s lifestyle is driven by outdoor activities, media, and music. For more information about the department, please visit

The primary duty for these positions is teaching undergraduate courses. Teaching opportunities range from introductory computer science courses, such as data structures and computer architecture, to advanced courses, such as algorithms, web applications, cybersecurity, and topics related to artificial intelligence, computer systems, big data, and UI/UX. We have opportunities teaching classes dedicated to CS majors as well as classes targeted to majors from other disciplines—many of our professional faculty teach both types of classes.

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline
Strong communication skills
Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in Computer Science or related discipline
Previous teaching experience
Our faculty work together to provide the courses the students need, so flexibility in topics taught is helpful.

Application Instructions
All faculty positions require a cover letter, current curriculum vita, teaching statement and three (3) professional reference letters. Letters of reference must address the candidate’s overall quality of teaching and/or presentation skills, the ability to communicate complex topics and expertise in the field of computer science. Applications for professional track positions will be considered on an on-going basis.

Inquiries may be directed to [email protected]

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of the department. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. As a part of their application packet, candidates are encouraged to provide a statement regarding their views on diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past and current contributions as well as their vision and plans for the future in these areas.

The University of Texas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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