Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) in Computer Science

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) in Computer Science

Austin, Texas
Open Date:
Sep 11, 2019
Close Date:
May 31, 2020

The Department of Computer Science of the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for tenure-track Assistant Professor positions. Outstanding candidates in all areas of Computer Science will be considered.

The department is ranked among the top ten computer science departments in the country and is a core unit of Texas Computing, It has 50 tenured and tenure-track faculty members across all areas of computer science. Many of these faculty participate in interdisciplinary programs and centers in the University, including among others the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), the Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Science, and the Texas Robotics Consortium.

Austin, the capital of Texas, is the center for high-technology industry, including companies such as Amazon, Google, Dell, Inc., IBM Corp., Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Apple Computer, Inc., Applied Materials, AT&T, National Instruments, Samsung, and 3M Corporation. For more information about the department, please visit


All tenure-track positions require a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in computer science or a related area at the time of employment.

Successful candidates are expected to pursue an active research program, to teach both graduate and undergraduate courses, and to supervise graduate students in research. 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 their teaching, research, and service.

Application Instructions:

All faculty positions require a cover letter, current curriculum vita, research statement, teaching philosophy and selected publications. For tenure-track positions, at least three (3) reference letters are required.

For full consideration of your application, please apply by December 1, 2019. Applications received prior to December 1 (including all reference letters) will be reviewed immediately upon application submission. Early submission before November 15, 2019 is strongly encouraged. We anticipate inviting successful candidates whose applications are completed early to begin the interview process as soon as their applications have been evaluated. Applications received after December 1, 2019 will be considered in total on a space available basis only. Inquiries about your application may be directed to [email protected]