Open Faculty Positions in the Computer Science and Engineering Department

Available tenured/tenure track and non-tenure faculty positions in UTA's Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Current Openings

Non-Tenure Track Faculty - CSE

Non-Tenure Track Faculty

The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) invites applications for two full-time NTT (teaching) faculty positions in its Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Department ( These openings are for positions that start in the Fall 2022 semester. These NTT positions can be at the ranks of lecturer or senior lecturer; or assistant/associate/full professor of instruction. The successful candidates are expected to have strong teaching and communication skills, and should have the technical capabilities and knowledge to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in one or more specialization areas of computer science, software engineering, or computer engineering. For these two opening, preference will be given to qualified applicants who can teach classes in one or more of the following areas: software engineering; introductory programming; algorithms/theory; computer engineering; data sciences; and AI/machine learning. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. We will accept applications until all positions are filled, but priority will be given to candidates who apply before October 21, 2021.

Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching, and/or service as well as a strong commitment to teaching, advising, and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students from diverse backgrounds.

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The University of Texas at Arlington

UTA tower at the entrance to campus, corner of Cooper St. and UTA Blvd.The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) is a Carnegie R1 (very high research activity) institution. In 2018, U.S. News & World Report ranked UTA as the top public university in the nation for graduating students with the lowest average student debt. The Chronicle of Higher Education ranked UTA as the 3rd fastest-growing college in the nation. In 2019, U.S. News & World Report ranked UTA tenth nationally for undergraduate diversity and Washington Monthly ranked UTA 23rd among national universities for the performance of first-generation students. UTA is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and the top four-year institution in Texas (and 7th nationally) for veterans and their families to earn a college degree, according to Military Times.

The Computer Science and Engineering Department has the most graduate students in the College of Engineering and is the College’s largest department. Department faculty are active in the areas of:

  • Big data and large-scale computing
  • Database and information systems
  • Machine learning and data mining
  • Assistive technologies
  • Biocomputing and health informatics
  • Computer networks
  • Computer vision and multimedia
  • Embedded systems and mobile computing
  • Artificial intelligence and robotics
  • Software engineering
  • Security and privacy
  • Sustainable computing

UTA Engineering Research Building photo of corner rising high above viewerThe department is ranked #56 in the nation by (as of September 2019, based on average 2017-19 publication counts) and several areas within it are ranked in the top 50, including AI (#45), computer vision (#48), the web & information retrieval (#44), security (#27), databases (#28), HPC (#20), mobile computing (#38), measurement & performance analysis (#34), and software engineering (#42). In the last few years students and faculty in the department have received distinguished paper awards from prestigious conferences, including ASE, CIDR, CIKM, ECML PKDD, ICAC, ICDE, ICDM, ISSRE, ISSTA, IUI, PSIVT, SIGMOD, SIGCHI, and VLDB.

UTA Janet and Mike Greene Engineering Quad with Engineering Research Building in the
    backgroundTen engineering faculty are Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors and three are Members of the National Academy of Engineering. Annual research expenditures for the College of Engineering exceed $40 million, which accounts for the majority of research at the University. Overall engineering-related research expenditures for the University are more than $55 million. The College boasts more than 7,600 students.

UTA is located in the heart of the Dallas/Fort Worth area of North Texas – the fourth-largest metropolitan area in the United States. The region has one of the highest concentrations of corporate headquarters in the nation, and just minutes from campus, DFW International Airport and several interstate highways allow easy access to global collaboration and commerce.

There’s plenty to do in and around Arlington: the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys and Major League Baseball’s Texas Rangers both play about two miles from campus, and the Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium regularly hosts blockbuster concerts and other major events. There’s an excellent music scene in Dallas and Fort Worth, and plenty of shopping, outdoor recreation and entertainment options throughout the region. The weather’s great too: on average, Arlington enjoys 235 sunny days each year, with an average July high of 95 degrees (31°C) and an average January low of 35 degrees (1°C).